We are dreamers & thinkersmakers & doersentrepreneurs & CEOS
We live for challenges and LOVE to solve problems. We believe there is GENIUS in simplicity and thrive in refining the complex to create powerful, effective, RESULTS oriented executables.
Small Business Accelerator
is a new breed of business catalysts and accelerators. We are business consultants, due diligence experts, attorneys, and entrepreneurs who build companies and invest in great executors. We are not looking for merely overnight successes that fit into cookie cutter approaches and goals, but instead to work with family-owned businesses that serve as the bedrock for America and will provide stability, jobs, and growth for the future of the country.
Our selected business candidates will benefit from all the services offered through our extensive networks of partners that range from business consulting, marketing, due diligence, legal, funding, to PR. Learn more about what we do here. Or read more about our team below.
ETHAN FIALKOW, JD, MBA, DDP
PRINCIPAL STRATEGIST & FOUNDER
Ethan Fialkow spearheads the strategic & tactical business consulting and digital due diligence areas. With a Masters Degree in Business and Doctorate of Jurisprudence, Mr. Fialkow is the consummate problem solver. His expertise has helped hundreds of businesses maximize their true potential through intelligent digital and business strategies & tactics. He has worked with clients in all industries and enjoys the challenge of accelerating companies that push the boundaries or create their own new markets.
Mr. Fialkow also brings in a unique legal background. Having practiced business, real estate, and transactional law with extensive litigation experience he also understands unique considerations beyond just how to effectively market and hone your businesses and brands. He is also fluent in Japanese and having spent many years overseas, he has developed a deep familiarity and expertise in Japanese business and culture.
L. Burke Files, DDP, CACM
RISK MANAGEMENT & BUSINESS CONSULTANT
L. Burke Files leads the due diligence, investment, investigative, and research side of L7 Ventures. With over three decades of experience in due diligence, and international finance spanning over 170 countries, Mr. Files expertise is unmatched. As a finance and corporate world insider, Mr. Files is keenly aware of the types and accuracy of the information required to make informed and timely decisions, and he brings this into the venture arena. Previously, he was a partner in a regional business, finance, and securities consulting firm. He has served as the director of corporate finance for an investment banking company and the principal of a business and venture capital consulting firm specializing in reorganizations and municipal financing for medium-sized power plants.
With this experience, Mr. Files serves on the Board of Directors for select private companies working in international finance. These and a multitude other experiences have left Mr. Files with an exceptional knowledge base in the corporate and finance worlds. He has received a Commission and a Medal of Merit from the President of the United States, and if you meet him, you will no doubt enjoy the warm and distinctive personality that has led to his distinctive nickname. Be sure to ask when you speak with him.