Startup Financing Inverness FL

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Joseph Capital Management, LLC
(352) 746-4460
2450 N. Citrus Hills Boulevard
Hernando, FL
Expertises
Ongoing Investment Management, Estate & Generational Planning Issues, Charitable Giving - Trusts & Foundations, High Net Worth Client Needs, Hourly Financial Planning Services
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CTFA

Mr. Michael V. Wilbur, CFP®
(352) 637-1100
3161-A East Gulf to Lake Hwy
Inverness, FL
Firm
Inter Growth Capital Mgt Inc

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Scott Lynwood Lee, CFP®
(352) 860-2839
103 S US Highway 41
Inverness, FL
Firm
Edward Jones
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Business Succession Planning, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Employee and Employer Plan Benefits, Estate Planning, Long-Term Care, Retirement Planning
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $250,001 - $500,000

Average Income: Not Applicable

Profession: Not Applicable

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Steven Polk, CFP®
(352) 527-2291
2432 N Heritage Oaks Path
Hernando, FL
Firm
Edward Jones
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, General Financial Planning, Insurance Planning, Investment Management, Investment Planning, Retirement Income Management, Retirement Planning
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $250,001 - $500,000

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

Profession: Not Applicable

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Mr. John J Ceparano, CFP®
(352) 746-4460
2450 N CITRUS HILLS BLVD
Hernando, FL
Firm
Joseph Capital Management, LLC

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Mr. Philip R. King, CFP®
(352) 344-5488
3354 E Gulf To Lake Hwy
Inverness, FL
Firm
King Financial Services, Inc

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Mr. Roy J. Jackson, CFP®
(352) 726-3720
433 S Croft Ave
Inverness, FL
Firm
Jackson Insurance and Financial Group, Inc.
Areas of Specialization
Insurance Planning

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Ms. Lisa C Esteves, CFP®
(352) 341-7263
1500 N US HWY 41
Inverness, FL
Firm
Invest Financial

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Dayna Middlebrooks, CFP®
(352) 527-3700
2657 N Forest Ridge Blvd
Hernando, FL
Firm
Raymond James Financial Services
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Charitable Giving, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Divorce Issues, Estate Planning, Insurance Planning, Long-Term Care
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $1,000,001 - $5,000,000

Average Income: $250,001 - $500,000

Profession: Self-Employed Business Owners

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Mr. Christopher C. Nast, CFP®
(352) 746-9006
1619 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy
Lecanto, FL
Firm
Ameriprise Financial
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Charitable Giving, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Estate Planning, Investment Management

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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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