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Can your business plan get the attention of investors?

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Many entrepreneurs have great ideas, but fewer are able to develop business plans that get the attention of investors.

Having a business plan that is focused from an investor perspective can be the difference in raising capital and draining your personal funds.   Ask Lita for a Business People Connection to investor grade business planning services.

Akira Hirai, Founder and Managing Director, Cayenne Consulting helps entrepreneurs gain investor interest by providing strategic consulting to develop high-performing business plans that address investor questions.  

Akira's vast industry experience and team of diverse professionals develop high-performance business plans to support entrepreneurial objectives from varied industries with services that include:  VC-grade business plans, financial forecasts, and investor presentations. In a world where perhaps one in 200 business plans ever get funded, well over half of his clients have done so. Before starting Cayenne Consulting in 2001, Akira was the founder of two Silicon Valley Internet companies during the height of the dot-com bubble. Previously, Akira held various management positions at Salomon Brothers, a New York investment bank, most recently as a Vice President in Fixed Income Derivatives Trading. He has also worked in financial risk management; software engineering; sales management; and advertising and graphic design. Akira earned his B.A. in Engineering Sciences from Harvard University.

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