Startup Financing Kailua Kona HI

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Mr. Taylor M Easley, CFP®
(808) 334-1645
75-5660 Kopiko St Ste A1
Kailua Kona, HI
Firm
Raymond James
Areas of Specialization
Retirement Income Management
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $1,000,001 - $5,000,000

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

Profession: Not Applicable

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Mr. Steven R. Fassbender, CFP®
(808) 930-7773
75-5813 Kini Loop
Kailua Kona, HI
Firm
Steven R Fassbender Financial

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John Hancock Financial Services
(808) 324-8637
75-349 Hualalai Rd
Kailua Kona, HI
 
Wells Fargo Financial
(808) 329-7026
75-5722 Hanama Pl Ste 1103
Kailua Kona, HI
 
Ginger Sandell MBA CPA
(808) 329-7108
76-6225 Kuakini Hwy Bldg B #102
Kailua Kona, HI
 
Mr. John G Kerr, CFP®
(808) 329-4531
71-1666 Puu Napoo Drive
Kailua Kona, HI
Firm
Blue Skies Financial Planning, LLC
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Banking, Budget Development, Business Succession Planning, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Debt Management, Estate Planning
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $1,000,001 - $5,000,000

Average Income: Not Applicable

Profession: Not Applicable

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Blue Skies Financial Planning, LLC
(808) 329-4531
71-1666 Puu Napoo Drive
Kailua Kona, HI
Firm
Blue Skies Financial Planning, LLC
Expertises
Financial Planning and Investment Advisory for Individuals and Businesses
Designations
CFP, CFA

American General Financial Services Of Hawaii Inc
(808) 326-2626
75-5737 Kuakini Hwy Ste 104
Kailua Kona, HI
 
Point Financial Inc
(808) 329-0900
75-240 Nani Kailua Dr Ste 7
Kailua Kona, HI
 
KOA Financial Services LPL
(808) 930-7773
73-5611 Olowalu St
Kailua Kona, HI
 
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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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