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Last updated: Mar 22, 2023

Vention media kit

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Last updated: Mar 22, 2023

About Vention

Vention is an industry-leading software development company providing startups and tech-powered enterprises alike with cutting-edge, scalable solutions.

Headquartered in New York with 20+ global offices, Vention provides industry disruptors and visionaries with access to 3,000+ engineers worldwide to realize their product vision and catapult operations to new heights.

Over the course of its 20-year history, Vention has partnered with more than 500 clients worldwide. An engineering powerhouse, the company has expertise across 30+ industries and 25+ technologies. To date, its developers’ work has contributed to $13B+ in acquisitions and 20+ IPOs on behalf of clients. 

What’s inside

Vention aims to be the premier global leader in software engineering, synonymous with technology designed for scale, and the common denominator behind the world's most successful tech-empowered enterprises, industry innovators, and startups. Learn more about how our teams are crafting game-changing products and solutions for industry-disrupting clients.

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Where we are
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Our story
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Our team
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What we do
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Our story

In 2002, the time of Vention’s inception, the startup scene was only just taking off, but Sergei and Andrey knew its potential firsthand having worked with disruptors in the space.

In the early-2000s, the time of Vention’s inception, the startup scene was only just taking off, but Sergei and Andrey knew its potential firsthand having worked with disruptors in the space.

Pairing the world’s most esteemed tech talent with leaders from its startup capitals, Vention became synonymous with companies reaching their business-critical goals. 

Today, we are a partner of choice to leading global companies, including AWS, Google, Microsoft, and Salesforce.

Pulling on extensive experience in web, mobile, cloud, DevOps, and emerging technologies like AI/ML, AR/VR, fintech and blockchain, and more, our highly skilled and dedicated teams of developers deliver high-ROI and high-performing products that clients’ end users love, from healthcare and finance to gaming and real estate.  

Vention stands at the forefront of innovation, developing next-gen solutions for every market.

To demonstrate this, the company underwent an extensive global rebrand in May 2023 to reflect the level of excellence evident in our development services. Still true to our core, Vention is a people-driven technology company with values and a culture that boasts creative, collaborative individuals. We’re constantly ideating, innovating, and inventing.

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Meet the team

Vention’s leadership is comprised of a diverse and dynamic group of experts across engineering, sales, business operations, and marketing. 

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Sergei Kovalenko
Sergei Kovalenko
CEO and cofounder

Sergei brings over 20 years of entrepreneurial and executive experience to his role.

Based in New York with a background in microelectronics and software engineering, he focuses on applying software solutions to help scale disruptive startups and fast-growing companies worldwide. In addition to leading the strategic vision for Vention’s service provision model, he is passionate about investing in and partnering with early-stage tech companies.

Sergei is an investor through TechLaunch, DreamIt Ventures, Arc Angel Fund, and Scout Ventures — and in 2014, co-founded Braavo Capital, a company focused on funding and growing mobile app and game companies. 

Marc Karasu
Marc Karasu
CMO

Marc has over 20 years of experience as a growth marketer, helping to transform B2B and B2C brands and scale disruptive initiatives. 

As CMO, Marc leads Vention’s three marketing divisions: Growth, Design, and Brand, defining the department’s collective strategy and associated goals on a global scale.

Previous leadership roles with tech innovators including Yahoo!, Betterment, and Ellevest complemented by hands-on creative development, media buying, and channel optimization at renowned brand agencies such as Chiat/Day and BBH have shaped Marc’s strategic approach to marketing objectives, consistently resulting in the generation of efficient user growth; brand awareness; audience engagement; and revenue. 

Ilia Belenki
Ilia Belenki
CFO

Ilia works to optimize the company’s fiscal strategy, implement structures and best practices, and manage financial and operational risks.

Ilia is responsible for assembling and aligning a hybrid team across finance and accounting around long-term growth objectives, external financial reporting, auditing, planning and budgeting, tax planning and compliance, and more. Prior to Vention, Ilia held senior auditor titles at Big Four accounting firms including EY and PwC, sat on the Board of Directors for a bank, and led the financial transformation of a publicly-traded Finnish beverage production group. 

Andrey Kulgachev
Andrey Kulgachev
CIO

A Vention cofounder, Andrey oversees the company's IT administration department as well as related business operations and internal systems. 

Andrey continues to play an integral role as the company rapidly expands, leading day-to-day operational activities, strategic planning, and community activities to support uninterrupted, uncompromised growth.

Konstantin Tsybulko
Konstantin Tsybulko
CRO

Konstantin is responsible for optimizing revenue-generating processes, driving predictable growth, and implementing go-to-market strategies. 

Based in Vention’s New York City headquarters, he leads the global Business Development team, establishing business operation resilience and ensuring Vention’s competitive position in the ever-changing tech landscape.

Konstantin’s business-oriented mindset and adaptable work ethic have led him to excel in various roles across Vention. His rise through the company — starting over a decade ago as a Technical Writer and rising ultimately to EVP of Business Development prior to his current role — exemplifies its dedication to employee growth, mentorship, and education. 

Glyn Roberts
Glyn Roberts
CTO of Digital Solutions

Glyn holds nearly two decades of experience in multiple technology stacks, cloud solutions, distributed team performance, technology advising, and more. 

Based in the UK, Glyn builds dedicated engineering teams that deliver scalable software solutions to companies, from early-stage startups to legacy enterprises. Before Vention, Glyn held several technical and executive roles, including at Zappit, Lumeon, and Imaginary Cloud, in addition to his active role in CTO Craft, a global mentorship and coaching CTO community.

What we do

Our dedicated teams of developers sync with fast-growing tech companies and startups to craft groundbreaking, durable solutions.

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Our web experts understand the importance of how grade-A web applications can revamp business operations, profitability, and scale. With a keen awareness of transformative solutions, our team is well-equipped to streamline applications with a full stack of web development solutions.

Cloud development

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Our dedicated teams take a sophisticated approach to solving complex challenges by seamlessly working with clients to migrate their apps, databases, digital assets, resources, and services to the cloud. If yet to exist, our team develops new, robust cloud-based solutions that solve clients’ most crucial business challenges.

UI/UX design

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Our UI/UX experts craft intuitive software interfaces that engage target audiences and reflect clients’ brands. Being design-minded, our team ensures every detail — from user flow to layout, color scheme to fonts — matches our clients’ needs and vision.

Our expert engineers’ future-proof and scalable solutions, with upgrades and new features, user growth, and expansion in mind. 

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Our industry insights ensure clients benefit from tried-and-true solutions and the latest-and-greatest tech.  

Learn more about how we collaborate with innovative companies at every stage, acting as partners to accelerate and meet client goals.

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