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Scott Logan
Asset Planning Solutions, LLC
(405) 608-3099
1233 E. 33rd
Edmond, OK
Expertises
Ongoing Investment Management, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Planning Issues for Business Owners, Alternative or Private Investments, Women's Financial Planning Issues, Tax Planning
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®

Mr. Nick L. Wu, CFP®
(405) 270-1856
211 N Robinson St
Oklahoma City, OK
Firm
Merrill Lynch
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Business Succession Planning, Charitable Giving, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Education Planning, Estate Planning, Insurance Planning, Intergenerational Planning, Investment Management, Investment Planning, Retirement Income Management, Retirement Planning, Risk Management, Tax Planning, Wealth Management
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $1,000,001 - $5,000,000

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

Profession: Self-Employed Business Owners

Data Provided By:
Ms. Suzanne E. Baxter, CFP®
(405) 951-9040
P. O. Box 25676
Oklahoma City, OK
Firm
Financial Network Investment Corp.
Areas of Specialization
Education Planning, Employee and Employer Plan Benefits, Investment Management, Long-Term Care, Retirement Planning, Small Business Planning, Wealth Management

Data Provided By:
Mr. Ronald L. Richardson, CFP®
(877) 280-2243
6301 N. Western Ave
Oklahoma City, OK
Firm
Raymond James

Data Provided By:
Mr. Dorsey R. Buttram Jr., CFP®
(405) 848-4900
1601 NW Expressway
Oklahoma City, OK
Firm
Oklahoma Financial Network
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Business Succession Planning, Charitable Giving, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Education Planning, Retirement Income Management
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $500,001 - $1,000,000

Average Income: $100,001 - $250,000



Data Provided By:
Mr. Chris A. Gander, CFP®
(405) 272-2075
201 Robert S Kerr Ave
Oklahoma City, OK
Firm
BOSC, Inc. a subsidiary of BOK Financial Corp.

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Mr. Kurt C. Carter, CFP®
(405) 270-1810
211 N Robinson Ave Ste 1800
Oklahoma City, OK
Firm
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated
Areas of Specialization
Wealth Management

Data Provided By:
Mr. Tommy R Berry, CFP®
(405) 848-2523
6301 North Western Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK
Firm
Raymond James
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Charitable Giving, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Elder Care, Estate Planning, Investment Management, Retirement Planning
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $500,001 - $1,000,000

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

Profession: Not Applicable

Data Provided By:
Mr. John V. Skurkey, CFP®
(405) 639-2315
1900 NW Expressway
Oklahoma City, OK
Firm
Summit Wealth Management

Data Provided By:
Mr. Kevin R. Kurtz, CFP®
(405) 879-7141
1601 NW Expressway
Oklahoma City, OK
Firm
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Areas of Specialization
Comprehensive Financial Planning, Education Planning, General Financial Planning, Investment Management, Investment Planning, Retirement Planning, Wealth Management
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $1,000,001 - $5,000,000

Average Income: Not Applicable

Profession: Not Applicable

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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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