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Harlee Sorkin
Harlee Sorkin
Clinical Assistant Professor

Harlee Sorkin is co-founder and Managing Director of Common Place Holdings, LLC, a health tech venture studio that provides management & seed funding for companies that it helps to form.  This builds upon a 15-year consulting practice with an emphasis on business formation, capitalization, product and customer development.  Prior to that, Harlee helped to lead Traco Labs, Inc., a manufacturer of health & nutrition ingredients, to a successful exit to Degussa, AG.

Harlee is the NSF I-Corps program instructor and Entrepreneur-in-Residence at EnterpriseWorks in the Research Park.  He holds a BS in Psychology from the University of Illinois.

Courses Taught

  • ENG 250 - From Idea to Enterprise
  • ENG 398 - Bootstrap to VC: Fund Startup
  • TE 250 - From Idea to Enterprise
  • TE 298 - Communication Tech Innovators
  • TE 398 - Bootstrap to VC: Fund Startup
  • TE 398 - Bootstrap to VC: Fund Startup
  • TE 401 - Develop Breakthrough Projects
  • TE 598 - Communication Tech Innovators