About Us

We are a diverse team of successful business, finance, and legal professionals with extensive private and public company management experience across many industries. We have built strong relationships which provides access to opportunities not commonly available to most investors. Our mission is to utilize our global network to provide our investors access to exclusive opportunities that they would not have access to on their own.

Our strategic and disciplined approach ensures investors receive access to exceptional investment opportunities.


Opportunities are reviewed and analyzed before approval by an Investment Committee, comprised of both internal and external individuals.


Every targeted opportunity is rigorously vetted with a thorough due-diligence process.

Our Team

Our North American based team is connected to leading innovators in the world's top technology centers

Brandon Kou

  • Former General Manager of Steve Nash Enterprises
  • Led a conglomerate with portfolio companies in technology, sports/entertainment and health/wellness/lifestyle
  • Houlihan Lokey providing an array of Investment banking services
  • Adviser to several businesses
  • Active angel investor in Los Angeles

Kris Sutherland

  • 17 years experience within the technology industry
  • Founder and Executive Vice President of Chalk Media Corp.
  • Extensive experience in software development and methodologies
  • Chalk Media was acquired by BlackBerry (Research in Motion)
  • Kris has a deep operational and finance background

Laine Nevison

  • Over 10 years Canadian Private Capital Market expertise
  • Top national Exempt Market producer Branch Manager at one of Canada’s largest Exempt Market Dealers
  • Extensive experience in EMD compliance, dealer representative training and procedural practices

Grant Sutherland

  • Corporate lawyer in Vancouver for over 40 years
  • Extensive experience with corporate structures, financings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganization International business
  • Corporate director, private and public companies. technology and biomass industries

Rex McNally

  • Has worked in the Private Capital Markets in Canada, United States and SE Asia
  • Over 20+ years Client Services, Sales and Marketing experience
  • Founder and CEO of a Sales Advisory Group
  • He is also a Co-Founder in a Nutraceutical Company

Sepehr Radjpou

  • Toronto based securities lawyer with expertise in both the public and exempt markets
  • He was the Senior Manager of the listings with the Toronto Stock Exchange
  • Worked on the development of compliance and legal framework for the TSX Private Markets

"Mavens connect people to the marketplace and have the inside scoop on the marketplace."

- Malcolm Gladwell, Author of The Tipping Point