We are makers & doersdreamers & thinkersentrepreneurs & CEOs

We are a new breed of agency — an agency of business catalysts and accelerators. We live for challenges and LOVE to solve problems. We believe there is GENIUS in simplicity and thrive in refining the complex – creating powerful, results-driven strategies, tactics, and deliverables for you.

Empowering better decisions.

L7 is a multidisciplinary agency with a proven track record for nimble and effective solutions for launching, growing, and selling brands. Our people are diverse, talented, crazy-smart, and just plain nice. We range from business consultants to brand strategists, attorneys to PR mavens, and entrepreneurs and investors who build companies and invest in great executors. Our specialists live to solve your biggest challenges – Every. Single. Time.

Along with an integrative, comprehensive approach, our one-stop agency offers you another tangible difference: all of our strategies and tactics are researched, well fleshed out, and driven by the interpretation of the right data. Mix in a little creative genius, and we create a solution that gets you the results you want while saving you time and money and ensuring you make the right impressions.

Our consistency in results comes from a simple fact: We are as passionate and dedicated to your success as you are.

We are driven by seven principles inspired by Leonardo Da Vinci.

Always be curious & Think bigger; Align processes with clear purpose & integrity; Always aim to simplify;
Balance art & science; Turn weakness into strength; Fail forward & Always be learning; Be fearless & never give up.

ETHAN FIALKOW, JD, MBA, DDP

PRINCIPAL STRATEGIST & FOUNDER

Ethan Fialkow spearheads L7’s business and brand strategies. With almost two decades of experience, a Masters Degree in Business and a Doctorate of Jurisprudence, Mr. Fialkow is the consummate problem solver. His passion and dedication to his clients have empowered hundreds of businesses to maximize their true potential through ingenious strategies and tactics. He has worked with clients in diverse industries, and around the globe. He lives for challenges and loves to solve problems.

Mr. Fialkow brings a unique perspective to his strategies with his legal and technology background. Having practiced business, real estate and transactional law with extensive litigation, he brings a new dimension of understandings and considerations that go beyond merely succeeding, but to optimal solutions that mitigate risks. With an eye towards the future, and how technology plays key roles in every strategy, he always looks forward and considers variables that most people are not even aware of.

Mr. Fialkow has also lived and worked in Japan, where he developed a fluency in the language, and as a result of his time overseas, his strategies are empowered to consider both local and global implications.

Combined, his experience, expertise, and vision have led to the creation of L7 Ventures, and the bringing together a team uniquely qualified and passionate to solve all of your business needs.

L. Burke Files, DDP, CACM

RISK MANAGEMENT & BUSINESS CONSULTANT

L. Burke Files leads the due diligence, investment, investigative, and research side of L7 Ventures. 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. For nearly three decades he has worked as a knowledge specialist in international finance and due diligence working on projects in over 100 countries. 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. Mr. Files continues to serve on Boards for private companies working in international finance, due diligence, and Anti-Corruption.

These and a multitude of other experiences provide Mr. Files with a broad and exceptional knowledge base and contacts in the international finance, and corporate worlds. He has received a Commission and a Medal of Merit from the President of the United States is an award-winning author and is frequently sought out by media as a quotable and reliable source. When you meet him, you will no doubt enjoy the warm and distinctive personality that has led to his nickname.