Startup Financing Brattleboro VT

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Mr. Scott Dana Gordon-Macey, CFP®
(802) 254-7756
441 West River Road
Brattleboro, VT
Firm
MetLife
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Business Succession Planning, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Divorce Issues, Education Planning, Elder Care, Employee and Employer Plan Benefits
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $250,001 - $500,000

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

Profession: Not Applicable

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Travis C Shine, CFP®
(802) 257-5500
114 Main Street
Brattleboro, VT
Firm
Ameriprise Financial

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Ms. Kelli J. Warriner Crego, CFP®
(802) 257-7766
57 Western Ave
Brattleboro, VT
Firm
Park Place Financial Advisors

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Mr. Carl J. Gravina, CFP®
(603) 357-1100
171 W Street
Keene, NH
Firm
Wells Fargo Advisors
Areas of Specialization
Business Succession Planning, Charitable Giving, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Education Planning, Employee and Employer Plan Benefits, Investment Management, Long-Term Care
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $500,001 - $1,000,000



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Mr. Jeffrey D. Rubin, CFP®
(603) 357-2707
85 Washington St
Keene, NH
Firm
IPIC Inc

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Mr. Joseph E. Little, CFP®
(802) 257-7766
57 Western Ave.
Brattleboro, VT
Firm
Park Place Financial Advisors
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Education Planning, Investment Management, Retirement Planning, Social Security Planning, Socially Responsible Investments

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Michelle A Spaziani, Financial Advisor, CFP®
1063 Western Ave
West Brattleboro, VT
Firm
Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Charitable Giving, Divorce Issues, Education Planning, Employee and Employer Plan Benefits, Government and Military, Healthcare Planning
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $250,001 - $500,000



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Mr. Bruce P. Mullen, CFP®
(802) 464-8998
PO Box 400
Wilmington, VT
Firm
Mullen Financial Strategies
Areas of Specialization
Investment Management
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $250,001 - $500,000

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

Profession: Not Applicable

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Mr. Michael J. Rafferty, CFP®
(603) 352-0863
255 West St
Keene, NH
Firm
The NH Trust Co

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Mr. Jedediah D Liebert, CFP®
(603) 357-6300
196 Washington St
Keene, NH
Firm
Commonwealth Financial Network

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Startup Financing

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The Real Funding Strategy That Works
by Kenneth H. Marks

You have an idea for a product or service and want to start a company, or maybe you already have a company and you are thinking about launching a new product line. Either way, you need capital to make it happen, but how do you get the funding required?

If you attend your typical MBA class on startup businesses or an entrepreneurial starter program, you’ll likely be told to write a business plan and shop it to angel and venture investors, right? Not in the real world!
Statistically no one gets venture capital. Yes, we all read about the handful of companies that obtained venture funding, are written about in the trade rags and may have even gone public, but given the number of companies started each year vs. the number of companies receiving institutional (or venture) funding, it is insignificant, and for most companies just plain unrealistic. So, how do the 99.9 percent of startup businesses get funded?

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Practical Funding Approach

The financing strategy is bootstrapping in stages based on iterative phases of success, working from the end backwards along a path of steps, only doing what must be done to get to the next phase with minimal capital. This is a resourceful and practical approach:
· Start with the customer and market need.
· Establish the critical path items for at least the first stage of the company or project.
· Define what it takes to validate the market and prove the company’s ability.
· Develop a list of where and from whom you can get the resources needed (i.e. those who have a reason to care about your company’s success).
· Assess – Can you bridge the gap with friends and family and personal investment?

Start with the Customer and the Market Need

Start with the end in mind — that is, the customer and the market need. Many businesses start with a solution and look for a problem to solve; this is natural when you have technical entrepreneurs and creative people. However, capital is attracted to situations that have proven market demand with a solution that is feasible at a validated price that allows the business to make a significant return based on the risk involved. The idea is to validate the market and price as soon as possible in the development of the company and shape the product or service offering to assure profitable revenues, or at least those that can generate a reasonable gross profit (revenues minus direct costs). This means talking with potential customers as you are crafting the business plan and strategy — the same goes with likely sources of supply.

Establish the Critical Path Items

Next, leverage the knowledge gained to develop the critical path items required to launch the company. Create a working prototype and confirm that the business model will work. One of the outputs of this train of thinking and process is a clearer understanding of the amount and timing of capital required.
Let’s take an example: A small ...

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