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Dennis Houlihan
Houlihan Asset Management LLC
(260) 422-2929
421 East Cook Road, Suite 300
Fort Wayne, IN
Expertises
Ongoing Investment Management, Estate & Generational Planning Issues, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Hourly Financial Planning Services, Cash Flow/Budgets/Credit Issues, Tax Planning
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, BS, CFP®, MS

Ian Boyce
Dickmeyer Boyce Financial Management, Inc.
(260) 436-2051
6506 Constitution Drive
Fort Wayne, IN
Expertises
Retirement Plan Investment Advice, Ongoing Investment Management, Divorce Planning, Advising Employee Benefit Plan Participants, Estate & Generational Planning Issues, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, BA, CFP®

Mr. Robert F. Nicholas, CFP®
(260) 427-7003
116 East Berry St.
Fort Wayne, IN
Firm
Tower Private Advisors

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Mrs. Shelly A. Christian, CFP®
(260) 422-5686
229 W Berry St Ste 210
Fort Wayne, IN
Firm
Miller & Christian Asset Mgt
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Budget Development, Divorce Issues, Education Planning, Estate Planning, General Financial Planning, Insurance Planning
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $250,001 - $500,000

Average Income: $50,001 - $100,000



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Mr. Kevin M Kreilach, CFP®
(260) 420-0268
116 E. Berry St.
Fort Wayne, IN
Firm
Jehl and Kreilach Financial Ma

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Gregory Galecki
Galecki Financial Management, Inc.
(260) 436-8525
7743 W. Jefferson Boulevard
Ft. Wayne, IN
Expertises
Ongoing Investment Management, Advising Medical Professionals, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, BA, CFP®

Stanley Michael Koehl, CFP®
(260) 443-7667
110 W Berry St Ste 1600
Fort Wayne, IN
Firm
Norhtwestern Mutual Financial Network

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Ms. Julie A. Burenga, CFP®
(260) 420-0268
116 E Berry St
Fort Wayne, IN
Firm
Jehl & Kreilach Financial Mana

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Mr. Gary W. Dillman, CFP®
(260) 461-7106
PNC Wealth Management
Fort Wayne, IN
Firm
PNC Wealth Management

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Mrs. Lisa L. Waterman, CFP®
(260) 428-7925
202 W Berry St # MD846721
Fort Wayne, IN
Firm
Fifth Third Private Bank
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Banking, Business Succession Planning, Charitable Giving, Employee and Employer Plan Benefits, Estate Planning, General Financial Planning
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $5,000,001 or more

Average Income: $500,001 - $1,000,000

Profession: Business Executives

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Five Tips To Help Entrepreneurs Find Early Stage Capital in a Tough (But Improving) Market:


How the Venture Capitalists Nationwide Say to Do It
By Brian Hill

Profit Dynamics Inc., a research firm in Fountain Hills, Arizona,  recently conducted a survey of 74 venture capital firms from all regions of the United States. They were asked their views about the outlook for the early stage capital market in the upcoming year. On the whole, the VCs responded with at least a moderate degree of optimism, the overall theme being--the worst may be over. They were then asked this question:

What advice would you give to entrepreneurs looking for early stage capital?

Here's what they told us:

1. Be Prepared

In both good times and bad, this is good advice: Be thoroughly prepared for the presentation to VCs and focus on why your business will make money for investors.

2. Conserve Capital

In the late 1990's, capital was much more plentiful and in some cases, management teams looked at the term "burn rate" to literally mean they had investors' money to burn, and when one round of financing ran out, they could easily go out and get more. From 2000 and up to today, a massive reality check occurred in the market for early stage capital. The emphasis now is on conserving capital and reaching as many milestones as you can on your own without investors' money.

3. Be Committed

In the due diligence process, investors try to determine the level of commitment the management team has to the business. Will the team exhaust themselves trying to make this business succeed? Part of that commitment can be financial, both in terms of willingness to commit personal resources to the venture, and the willingness to forego compensation until the cash flow of the venture becomes positive.

4. Have An Outstanding Management Team

One way investors mitigate risk is to only put money behind the very finest management teams. An ever-viable maxim applies (and you imagine VCs carry this around in their wallets): a great team with a mediocre idea succeeds more often than a great idea with a mediocre team. The strength of the management team is even more critical to them when the new venture will be trying to gain a foothold in tough economic times.

5. Be Patient and Persevere

Even in the exhilarating days of the Internet boom, entrepreneurs were sometimes shocked by how long it took them to obtain seed stage or first round capital. For one thing, they did not take into account the incredible number of ventures that were begun...

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