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
Delcambre’s Ragin Cajun
Authentic Cajun Food Restaurant
What is his disability…how did he become disabled?
How and why did he start his business?
What is the mission statement for Danny’s business?
What barriers did he face in starting his business?
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?
How has Danny’s business changed over the years?
Did he have any strategic partnerships or alliances that helped him start his business?
What is Danny’s policy on staff diversity?
Did the Rehabilitation Act or the ADA affect 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?
How does one contact Danny Delcambre’s Ragin Cajun Restaurant?