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Big Easy 'Bucha Wins BHBM Pitch Competition

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer congratulates New Orleans entrepreneurs Austin Sherman and Alexis Korman of Big Easy ‘Bucha for winning the BHBM Law Pitch Competition, in association with The Idea Village. The competition was comprised of three pitches from New Orleans start-ups. BHBM attorneys selected the winner based on five factors: (1) pitch quality, (2) current traction, (3) impact on New Orleans, (4) scalability, and (5) future legal needs.

The prize awarded includes free legal guidance from the firm’s attorneys, who can assist in various areas of practice from intellectual property to business formation and structuring. BHBM’s Entrepreneurs and Emerging Entities practice group brings knowledge and value to companies that bring their new ideas to market. Our experienced legal team helps entrepreneurs grow their companies on the proper foundation and with the necessary legal protections.

About Big Easy ‘Bucha

Big Easy ‘Bucha offers the first Louisiana-based commercially available kombucha, a vegan and raw fermented tea packed with probiotics that’s naturally low in sugar. Big Easy ‘Bucha is dedicated to providing the region with healthy, refreshing kombucha with New Orleans flavor that’s delicious on its own, or mixed in cocktails. For more information, visit

Big Idea

VOTE NOW! Big Easy ‘Bucha is one of 22 nominated companies that are participating in a voting competition to have a shot at the Big Idea pitch, whose winner will walk away with a $25,000 grand prize. Voting will close on March 23rd at 8 p.m. Click here to cast your vote. 



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