Engineered Venture Services (EVS) is a “Next Generation” venture investment due diligence professional services firm. We marry the science of engineering with the principles of venture investment that result in high quality, risk minimized, and market aligned venture investment outcomes.

The EVS “Next Generation Engineered” approach to venture due diligence provides a new innovative, consistent, and process based methodology, that optimizes the venture evaluation process for investors  seeking venture opportunities and ventures seeking access to funding.

Our Leadership Team

Our team consisting of highly experienced, technology, healthcare, and business industry professionals, along with our strategically aligned relationships with some of the top institutions in the healthcare technology industries, enable EVS to deliver a comprehensive, next generation, and engineered solution, to providing due diligence venture investment services.

Andrei Cernasov, PHD Physics, MS-BS Electrical Engineering

Andrei Cenasov has over 30 years of experience working with electro mechanical and digital electronic technologies & products from a design, development, prototyping, and application perspective. Dr. Cernasov holds over 33 technology patents .

Andrei’s back ground includes running the technology innovation team for ARDEC (Armament Research & Design Center), the US Army’s leading R&D facility, as well as the Senior Scientist for Innovation Systems at Honeywell Corporation, where he developed many of his patents and recipient of the  prestigious “Technology Achievement” Award.

Andrei also provides venture due diligence and product proof of concept consulting for Innodesa  LLC, an innovation and design agency, that focuses on innovation training and healthcare industry product development and prototyping.

Andrei holds a Doctorate in Physics from CUNY (City University Of New York)

Carlos Castan, BS Electrical Engineering

Carlos Castan has over 25 years of experience in the hitech marketplace including; next generation technology expertise in Cloud Computing, Internet Of Things, and Mobility. Carlos has also had significant and progressive experience over the years with leading edge technologies including;  IP Telephony/VOIP, Network Security, and Data Communications.

Carlos also provides venture due diligence and product proof of concept consulting for Innodesa  LLC, an innovation and design agency, that focuses on innovation training and healthcare industry product development and prototyping.

Carlos has actively engaged for the past 10 years, in assisting new venture startups and organizations seeking to re structure/re organize their businesses, to successfully launch and execute their business plans from both a technology and operational perspective.

Carlos has past experience working with and project managing national & global technology implementations, for high profile clients including; McKinsey & Company, Tudor Investments, and New Line Cinema.

Carlos’ corporate background and experience includes technology consulting, business development, and managing strategic relationships with industry leaders including Microsoft, Bell South, and Motorola.

Carlos holds a Bachelor Of Science In Electrical Engineering from the New Jersey Institute Of Technology (NJIT)

Barry Dorfman: Investment Management

Barry Dorfman graduated from National University, in Lombard, Illinois in 1984 with a D.C., M.S. in Nutrition. From the mid 80’s to 1994 he was the President, C.E.O.: Advanced Rehabilitation Consultants; Florida medical rehabilitation centers developed and strategically partnered with medical physicians utilizing state of the art post-surgical rehabilitation equipment. The company was privately acquired in 1994.

In 1995 Barry became the Vice President of Business Development at Schonfeld Securities. He developed and coordinated all recruiting and market niches for one of the largest proprietary trading firms in the United States consisting of thousands of traders with multiple locations. Barry’s responsibilities included: hiring and training recruiters, hedge fund allocations, screening of portfolio managers, traders, analysts’, black box programmers, and clearing/execution

In late 2003 Barry saw major parallels between Spot Foreign Exchange trading and the equities trading space. After playing such an instrumental role in the growth of Schonfeld and the equity trading community he envisioned to re-create his success story in the forex world. He then co-founded EFX Group utilizing direct access STP and ECN trading for the retail and institutional customers.

In 2006, Barry joined Radiant Capital Advisors as a Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer. At Radiant, Barry was responsible for locating and incubating money managers for foreign exchange trading. Barry was instrumental in assessing client needs and matching them with proper investment
vehicles via Radiant.

In 2008, Barry founded BLD Holdings Inc. The firm consults and advises: Family Offices, Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds, and Venture Capital domestically and internationally.

Specialties: Networking, deal making, capital introduction, business development

Our Advisory Team

EVS leverages using a diverse team of leading industry professionals and subject matter experts for due diligence advisory support including the; Life Sciences, Medical Devices, and Technology, business sectors.

Our Strategic Research & Technology Partners:

ARDEC: Leading US Army Research and Development Center (Rockaway/New Jersey)


  • 80 Labs/64 Major Labs
    ($2 Billion In Technology)
  • 2800 Scientists and Engineers
  • 136 Patented Inventors
  • 105 PhDs
  • 35% of Army’s Greatest Inventions
  • The only Government Baldridge
    Award Recipient

New Jersey Institute of Technology: Leading Engineering University (Newark/New Jersey)


  • Various specialized Research & Testing Labs including; Robotics, Augmented Reality, and 3D Printing
  • Innovation Acceleration Incubator For Technology Startups
  • Access to Faculty & Graduate Student Subject Matter Experts

Atlantic Health Systems
(Morristown/New Jersey)


Consisting of 6 Medical Centers, US & World Report Best Hospitals Rated In various categories Including:

  • Cancer
  • Genetics
  • Cardiology
  • Orthopedics
  • Neurology