OCELOT18 Creating value for growing Business

Ocelot18 was founded in 2015 by Elliot Harris after a 22 year career on Wall Street.

Through that time, Elliot has worked with owners and executives of growing busineses along with their advisors to develop sound business and strategic plans to maximize and streamline the company's potential. Elliot has participated in over 10 billion dollars of underwritings over the past 2 decades.

During his career, Elliot was the Managing Director of the Entertainment Industry Group at Ladenburg Thalmann. He was also partner and principal of The Wilshinsky Group at Smith Barney as well as Professional Planning Services within Axa­-Equitable. His experience with benefit plans, equity investments, and liquidity events spans his entire career.

My practice focuses on providing growing business’ with tools, resources and strategies to maximize their potential. We have prepared many companies for equity from seed state to monetization. We help create liquidity and retain assets.
Elliot Harris The Entertainment Industry Client Group Managing Director

what we do

Work with growing business and their advisors to innovate, create value, and solve.

Elliot is a participating lecturer at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) and a finalist judge for the FAU Tech Runway Business plan competition. He has also lectured to the NYSSCPA for continuing education on Behavioral Finance as well as being a visiting lecturer at the Business school at SUNY Albany. Elliot has also been a judge for countless “Shark Tanks” throughout the country as well as countless speaking engagements.

Elliot co-founded Global Music Branding and has consulted on numerous projects with recording artists and producers that has resulted in over 85 charted billboard hits including 13 number ones and 6 Grammy’s. Currently, Elliot is a partner in Dos Banditos records catering to providing original music to advertising, movies, television and online.

His experience with internet companies spans his career and was a key advisor for the sale of numerous. Currently, Elliot has a large portfolio of seed stage companies where he is both an investor and advisor. He is also a founding advisor and board member of Frandme.

Elliot has consulted to numerous nightclubs and restaurants throughout the United States and Europe and has successfully assisted with building and selling several franchise concepts. Currently, Elliot is a partner in Odyssey Hospitality who provides full logistics, staffing and security for private events, festivals and concerts. He also works with Live nation VIP experiences providing logistics and security.

Elliot is a graduate Cum Laude of the State University of New York at Albany with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Finance. He also holds a Retirement Planning Designation from The Wharton School of Business as well as a degree in Behavioral Finance from the Harvard Business School. Elliot has also participated in the BGI summit at Stanford University. He holds FINRA series 7, 9, 10, 24, 63 and 66 licenses.

Active in his community, Elliot oversees The Harris Family Foundation which provides grants to nonprofit organizations that assist the families of children in a position of need. He currently is active with Make a Wish, Miss you can do it !, Little Kids Rock, and Friends of Karen as well as mentoring for Junior Achievement

Experience

Creating Value for Growing Business Develop Business Plans.

OCELOT18

December 2015 - Present

Managing Member

Successfully participated in over 10 billion in transactions through a 22 year career on wall street.

Creating Value for Growing Business, Develop Business Plans, Strategic Plans, Sales Reviews,Strategic Review, Preparation for Equity Corporate Triage

Experience

Creating Value for Growing Business Develop Business Plans.

OCELOT18

December 2015 - Present

Managing Member

Successfully participated in over 10 billion in transactions through a 22 year career on wall street.

Creating Value for Growing Business, Develop Business Plans, Strategic Plans, Sales Reviews,Strategic Review, Preparation for Equity Corporate Triage

Experience

Creating Value for Growing Business Develop Business Plans.

OCELOT18

December 2015 - Present

Managing Member

Successfully participated in over 10 billion in transactions through a 22 year career on wall street.

Creating Value for Growing Business, Develop Business Plans, Strategic Plans, Sales Reviews,Strategic Review, Preparation for Equity Corporate Triage