Aa. Alpha Entrepreneur. Alpha Entrepreneur Case Study 5 Danny Delcambre Delcambre’s Ragin Cajun. Delcambre’s Ragin Cajun. Authentic Cajun Food Restaurant. Seattle, Washington.
Alpha Entrepreneur Case Study 5Danny DelcambreDelcambre’s Ragin Cajun
Authentic Cajun Food Restaurant
How did he obtain funding to start and grow his business over the last nine years?
- SBA gave him good advice and had relationships with the bank - SBA introduced him to bank contact and opportunity for reduced interest loan set aside for disabled business owners - He developed several iterations of a business plan until he had produced one that everyone agreed would work- Everyone was supportive and positive, but frank about the limited success rate in the restaurant business (over 90% failed) and how the loan would have to paid off whether he succeeded or not- He took the risk, worked hard, paid off the loan six years later and received an award for being so successful at his plan
Did he have any problems starting his business because of his disability?
What is Danny’s marketing plan? his disability?
How has Danny’s business changed over the years? his disability?
Did he have any strategic partnerships or alliances that helped him start his business?
What is Danny’s policy on staff diversity? helped him start his business?
Did the Rehabilitation Act or the ADA affect his business helped him start his business?
What advice would Danny give to someone with a disability who wants to become an entrepreneur?
If he had it to do all over again, what would he change about how he ran his business?