Time to Get Real

   Hatch Valley turns ideas into impact.

   We are equal parts incubator, design firm,
   and army drill sergeant. You bring your idea.
   We curate the team to build, brand, and launch
   it as your company in as short as a weekend.

   Our team is a conglomeration of ridiculously
   talented thinkers and doers. We are designers,
   developers, copywriters, and business strategists
   embarrassingly obsessed with launching new

   Let's get cracking!







Team of brainiacs and builders

Lisa Henderson

Sales Director

Lisa hatches businesses and babies. Our resident mom-entrepreneur, Lisa is an expert in service design, market research, and all-things-customer-experience. Her coaching has helped clients get accepted into the highly-competitive Unreasonable Institute accelerator and Excelerate Labs (TechStars Chicago) incubator.

Rania El-Sorrogy

Executive Director

Rania is in constant pursuit of a better reality. She’s a unique blend of dreamer, doer, and cheerleader. And her head-strong idealism has earned her honors such as guest speaker at Google Tech Talks, leadership profiles in Crain’s Chicago Business and NBC Chicago, international patents, and awards for her business strategies and coaching.

Mike Aduana

Media Strategist

Mike is the most humble media genius you will ever meet. He has produced viral videos (with over 3M views) and is a social media maven. Startups are seeking his guidance as he is helping to shape the inbound marketing strategies for some of the most exciting new businesses in Chicago.

Rachel Ko


Rachel is a word genius and chameleon. She has an amazing ability to develop language in the voice of hipsters, hustlers, and the haute couture. Her biggest gift is in connecting with people. Tell her your story and she’ll help you tell the world.