About Us

About Us 2017-10-05T15:27:54+00:00


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Byron Berry, CFA

Byron is CEO and founder of Coreventus.

Byron has over 20 years of entrepreneurial experience in finance and technology.  Starting with Scotia Capital in 1993, he has been a research analyst, entrepreneur and investment banker.  In 1995, he was the founding technology analyst at Yorkton Securities.  He was co-founder and president of Thinksmith, a leading team collaboration software company, and a #1-ranked technology research analyst, while at National Bank Financial. Following this he was a #1 ranked research analyst in Income Trusts, an innovative asset class with over $250 billion in market capitalization at Dundee Securities.  Since 2007 Byron has raised capital for, advised and invested in numerous technology companies across North America as a merchant banker with Traverse Capital and DVDT Partners.

Byron is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and holds both a BA (UBC) and MA (Carleton) Byron has also served on the boards of several private companies and not-for-profit organizations, and has a member of the Strategic Advisory Board for Leitch Technology Corp, a TSX 300 technology company.

In his spare time Byron enjoys long distance running, often with his superenergetic goldendoodle, and spending time with his family.

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Michael Pennock
Account Executive

Michael is a sales leader and entrepreneur, having already successfully exited his first venture. Michael has also been a senior sales leader in several fast-paced and successful sales organizations.

He is passionate about providing the best solution to our clients in the crypto currency and block chain industries. He regularly lectures at local colleges on entrepreneurship and business.

An accomplished collegiate scholar-athlete, Mike continues to regularly play baseball, and is pursuing post-graduate studies.

Abhishek Jain 
Co-op Analyst

Abhi is in his 3rd year of the Commerce program at the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University, specializing in finance and accounting. He is a recipient of the Queen’s University Excellence Scholarship, and is a member of D.I. McLeod’s Dean’s List. Abhi is the co-founder of the Queen’s Initiative for Financial Literacy, a successful club that aims to educate students from all faculties about investing, saving, and budgeting. Abhi has recently worked at Traverse Capital Partners, a boutique investment banking and advisory firm based in Toronto, and has had previous professional experience in entrepreneurial and client-oriented settings. Abhi is passionate about the capital markets and politics, and is a meticulous follower of the NBA and NHL. In his leisure time, Abhi enjoys listening to music, spending time with friends and family, and playing sports.