• L Street Collaborative

    a Venture Holding Company

  • We buy, build, operate & invest

    in technology that improves how the world works.

We are innovators

Born in the city of broad shoulders, we are a multi-faceted team of innovators hell-bent on building technology that makes the world function more efficiently. Similar to a Startup Studio, L Street Collaborative leverages the principles of parallel entrepreneurship and lean start-up methodology to efficiently create elegant software platforms for the Enterprise.

"Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood."
— Daniel Burnham

We Are Operators

If there is a company out there that is doing something that fits well with our portfolio, we’ll acquire and operate it.

We Are Builders

If there’s an internal idea that we like, we’ll build it; If a client has an idea that fits with our core competencies, we’ll help them build it.

We Are Investors

If an entrepreneur has a vision we believe in, we’ll invest in it.


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Why L Street? The “L” in L Street does not have one set meaning. Just as our people wear many hats throughout their day, so too does our company name. To us, “L” represents the four key cornerstones for our organization’s success:


Human Capital. Our people are the most important resource in our organization. We offer our employees the opportunity to showcase their abilities and challenge themselves on a daily basis, keeping our team motivated, engaged and working toward a common goal.


Passion. We are passionate about what we do and about our employees. Inspired work and inspired people drive innovation and creativity. Our passion flows into everything we do, and it is this passion that sets our organization apart from the competition.


Honesty. Loyalty resonates throughout our entire organization. We are not only loyal to our clients, but also to ourselves. Our culture is one of accountability, meaning great work will always be rewarded with even greater opportunities.


Impact. As we are only as valuable as our latest output, we strive to create consistently impactful products and services for all of our clients. All work that we produce is a direct reflection of L Street Collaborative, so cutting corners is never an option for our team.

Leadership Team

Jay Sebben – Founder and CEO

Jay graduated from the University of Iowa with a BBA in Accounting & an emphasis in Entrepreneurial Finance. Jay’s career began at KPMG in the mid ‘90s before co-founding his first technology company in the early ‘00s.

Carolyn Lesters – VP, Finance & Human Resources

Carolyn has enjoyed being a part of the L Street team since 2002. She is the proud mother of two that take up much of her free time. She most enjoys spending time with friends and family.

Tricia King – VP, Client Services

Tricia enjoys working with and meeting new people and getting the opportunity to hear their stories. Tricia loves a good challenge, problem solving, and a little friendly competition.

Dan Sullivan – VP, Product

A proud alum of Indiana University, Dan oversees all things product-related at L Street. Dan enjoys traveling, rooting for the Cubs and the daily challenge of being a new dad.

Corey Benjamin – VP, Strategic Partnerships

Mid-Atlantic guy schooled out West to change things in the Windy City and beyond. Helps make things that change things where Business, Commerce and Consumers touch technology.

Stephanie Harte – Director of User Experience

Stephanie is passionate about designing, coding, uxing, music and rehabbing furniture. She brings 10 years of experience to L Street Collaborative.

  • Jay Sebben
  • Carolyn Lesters
  • Tricia King
  • Dan Sullivan
  • Corey Benjamin
  • Stephanie Harte



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Contact us

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Chicago Address

  • 20 N. Upper Wacker Drive
  • #1200
  • Chicago, IL 60606
  • Phone: 888.363.5666