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Business Plan Consultants in Arizona

Business plan consulting in Phoenix Arizona

Cayenne Consulting was originally formed in Arizona in 2001 by Akira Hirai. Since then, our firm has grown to become the world's leading provider of premium business plans, and has served over 1,900 clients worldwide.

Our business plan professionals have been active in various local entrepreneur-oriented initiatives in the Phoenix area including the Arizona Energy Consortium, the Arizona Entrepreneurship Conference, the Arizona Center for Innovation (AzCI), IdeaFunding conferences, the Gangplank collaborative startup workspace, the Thunderbird Business Plan Competitions, the Arizona Technology Council, ASU's Technopolis program at Skysong, the Kauffman Foundation's FastTrac Program, teaching courses at SCORE of Arizona workshops, and mentoring student teams at ASU's Technological Entrepreneurship and Management program.

Our professional business plan consultants work with entrepreneurs in the following areas:

Our business plan consultants in Phoenix have earned glowing praise from clients:

LOVED the passion that [the consultant] brings to the project. You can tell that he really cares and that he wants to get everything perfect no matter what it takes. That attitude is a contagious attitude and makes him somebody who people truly enjoy working with.

Noah Frochtzwajg, Tempe, AZ

As a service to local entrepreneurs, Cayenne Consulting maintains a directory of resources for Arizona entrepreneurs and a directory of venture capital, angel investor, and private equity investors in Arizona.

Cayenne's Business Plan Consulting Team in Phoenix & Tucson

Our business planning consultants and advisors in Phoenix and Tucson include (click name to view full profile):

John Beeby - Principal Consultant, Business Plan Consultant

John Beeby - Principal Consultant

Phoenix, AZ

John has over 30 years developing and executing strategies for new and growing businesses. With an engineering degree and early experience in manufacturing operations, he has a sound grounding in...
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Ryan Chester - Principal Consultant, Business Plan Consultant

Ryan Chester - Principal Consultant

Phoenix, AZ

Ryan joined Cayenne Consulting in 2005. He has over 17 years of strategic, financial, and growth management experience in a wide variety of industries and has crafted numerous financial models and plans...
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Richard Hasenpflug, MBA - Principal Consultant, Business Plan Consultant

Richard Hasenpflug, MBA - Principal Consultant

Phoenix, AZ

Richard has been bringing Fortune 100 expertise to startups and small to mid-sized businesses since 1985. He is both a consultant and serial entrepreneur and has participated in several startup...
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Shyam Jha, MBA - Principal Consultant, Business Plan Consultant

Shyam Jha, MBA - Principal Consultant

Tucson, AZ

Shyam’s consulting practice focuses on iOS and Android mobile apps, e-commerce, Internet hardware and software, SaaS, consumer electronics, medical devices, and other high tech ventures. He is certified as a { read Shyam's full bio }

Jan Knight, MA - Market Research Specialist, Business Plan Consultant

Jan Knight, MA - Market Research Specialist

Tucson, AZ

Jan delivers both marketing and advertising experience to her role as our market research specialist. Her focus is on providing customized business intelligence and secondary market research and her work...
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Jimmy Lewin - Principal Consultant, Business Plan Consultant

Jimmy Lewin - Principal Consultant

Phoenix, AZ | Deer Valley, UT

Jimmy's background includes over 40 years in international, commercial, and investment banking, and nearly a decade as the principal shareholder and CEO of a rapidly growing manufacturing and distribution business...
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Tom Miller - Senior Advisor, Business Plan Consultant

Tom Miller - Senior Advisor

Phoenix, AZ

Over the past 30+ years, working independently as a serial entrepreneur as well as a serial intrapreneur within multi-national corporations, Tom has focused on recognizing outstanding new technology opportunities and...
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Joan Morgen, MBA - Principal Consultant, Business Plan Consultant

Joan Morgen, MBA - Principal Consultant

Phoenix, AZ

Joan is committed to the belief that challenges can be turned into opportunities when companies recognize they should seek expert advice before they are at that pivotal juncture facing critical...
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Our business plan writers in Phoenix and Tucson serve entrepreneurs throughout the southwest region. Although most projects can be completed over the phone, we often travel to meet with local clients. Our local service area includes the cities of Phoenix, Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Tempe, Mesa, Chandler, Gilbert, Glendale, Cave Creek, Casa Grande, Tucson, Flagstaff, Yuma, Kingman, Lake Havasu City, Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Denver, and Las Vegas.

In addition to our Phoenix-area business plan consultants, we have many other business plan writers distributed worldwide. Depending on your specific circumstances, one of our other team members may be a better fit for your needs. We will do our best to ensure that the consultant responsible for managing your engagement is the person best qualified to serve you.

Cayenne Consulting's Advantages

Most so-called "business plan consultants" are really just "business plan writers" who simply take what you say, transcribe it into off-the-shelf business plan software, and hand you the results. We go much deeper and help you develop the most viable business model and strategy for success, which we then communicate in a compelling business plan.

As a result, nearly all of our clients are able to secure meetings with investors, and a large percentage have succeeded in raising capital or selling their companies. We challenge you to find another business plan consulting firm that can make this claim. A business plan developed by Cayenne Consulting could make the difference between your success and failure.

Here are some top reasons entrepreneurs choose to work with Cayenne Consulting:

  • Fully Customized: Some firms charge low fees because they have an assembly-line, cookie-cutter approach to business plan preparation. Our business plans are 100% custom written from scratch.
  • Get it Right the First Time: Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of various approaches to preparing business plans.
  • One Consultant: Some firms assign a team of consultants to your business. That means you're paying multiple consultants to get up to speed. This approach is expensive, and makes it difficult to ensure that all materials have the same "voice" and consistency. Our method avoids these problems.
  • Save Money: We are not cheap, but about half of our clients came to us after a business plan prepared by a less qualified consultant did not work out. Why not get it right the first time and save money?
  • Save Time: Save literally hundreds of hours... valuable time you can devote to your products, customers, and company.
  • Work with Experts: Our business plan consultants are second to none. We are experienced entrepreneurs and understand what you are going through. We have considerable experience in creating and executing upon business models of all kinds. We have a keen sense of what works in the marketplace and what doesn't. Many of us have MBAs or PhDs from schools like Harvard, Stanford, MIT, Wharton, CalTech, Cornell, Columbia, and Chicago. We also have experts in financial analysis, market research, FDA/regulatory issues, exit planning, and other fields.
  • No Salespeople: We don't have a slick sales professional with a telephone script "sell" you and then hand you off to a junior consultant you know nothing about. From Day 1, you will deal directly with the professional consultant who will actually work with you. That way, you know exactly what you're getting.
  • Ongoing Support: We don't stop when the business plan is done. We have a talented team ready to help you execute it as well, either on a retained basis as interim members of your founding team or on a project basis, as needed.

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Cayenne Consulting's Phoenix Address

Cayenne Consulting, LLC
300 West Clarendon Avenue, Suite 240
Phoenix, AZ 85013

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