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Business Pitch Practice

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2112

4245 North Knox Avenue

Chicago, IL 60641

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Practice makes perfect.

Bring your elevator or five-minute pitch and get expert feedback from Leslee Cohen, Hersco, Principal, as you work through your official business pitch at this quarterly session. The session will be divided into 15-minute segments to give each participant a chance to practice pitch and receive real-time evaluation to help you improve your business pitch message.

Bring a completed or draft pitch deck for your practice pitch presentation (bring your own laptop to connect to our screen/projector)

About our expert:

LESLEE M. COHEN | Hersco
Principal

Leslee concentrates her transactional practice in securities law, corporate finance and general corporate law. She counsels a variety of entities, from small entrepreneurs and start-up companies to large established businesses, across many industries from real estate to technology in connection with private placements of both equity and debt securities, including venture capital, private equity and “friends and family” investments.

IN THE PROFESSION

  • Co-Chair, Advisory Board, Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law Firms. The Coalition is dedicated to 1) enhancing the recruitment, retention and promotion of women lawyers and 2) supporting the building, implementation and continued relevancy of women’s initiatives in law firms.
  • Chair, Small Business Advocacy Council Venture Pitch Committee. The Venture Pitch Committee is a program through the SBAC that provides members with both access to capital through bank, debt, and equity financing and valuable business educational programs under the auspices of its knowledge exchange.
  • Mentor, Elmspring Accelerator. Elmspring is a venture accelerator that invests in technology start-ups who aim to disrupt the real estate industry.
  • Mentor, WiSTEM Accelerator. WiSTEM is a venture accelerator focused on women entrepreneurs in technology businesses.

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Illinois Super Lawyers, 2010-2017, Top 100 Lawyers in the State of Illinois and Top 50 Women Lawyers in the State of Illinois, securities and corporate finance
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2013-2016, corporate law
  • Leading Lawyers, 2007-2016, corporation finance, mergers & acquisitions, securities and venture finance
  • Outstanding Service to Entrepreneurs Award, 2016, Daily Herald Business Ledger
  • Best Chicago Lawyers for Start-Ups, 2015-2016, Red Rocket blog
  • Women Making an Impact Award, 2013, Chicago Law Bulletin Publishing Company
  • 40 Illinois Lawyers Under 40 to Watch, 2006, Chicago Law Bulletin Publishing Company

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