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Gust

Gust is the global online infrastructure for the early stage entrepreneurial finance industry, based on a SaaS platform that delivers a "company as a service".

  • Stage $5M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Financial Services
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2004
  • Employees 50
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website gust.com

Company Summary

Gust is the global SaaS platform that delivers the only Company as a Service™ infrastructure for high-growth startups. Gust's knowledge and collaboration tools power seamless interaction between entrepreneurs and investors, which result in drastic cost reductions associated with legal and equity formation, fundraising, and ongoing administrative and legal operations. Gust powers over 1,500 organizations and 450,000 companies in 190 countries.

Team

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    Founder and CEO

    David is an Inc 500 serial entrepreneur (six companies) and active angel investor (80 companies) who has been described by Forbes as "New York's Archangel", by BusinessWeek as a "world conquering entrepreneur" and by Red Herring magazine as "patriarch of Silicon Alley."

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    VP Engineering

    Ryan Nash is a software engineer and manager specializing in agile methodologies. He comes to Gust from Boeing, where he managed two development teams focused on backend services, text and data processing, high performance, scale and data storage.

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    VP Finance & Operations

    Jess is a private equity professional and an accredited angel investor, who comes to Gust from Impala Partners, where he spent eight years investing in private companies through debt and equity investments. Earlier, he worked for Kugman Partners, where he served as a financial and operational advisor for distressed companies. Jess began his career in the business recovery services division of PricewaterhouseCoopers, advising on restructurings.

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    Head of Product

    Alan joined Gust with the company’s acquisition of Sharewave Equity Management, of which he had been Co-founder and CEO. Earlier, he had been Director of Digital Marketing at Americans Elect, and Director of Web Analytics and Digital Marketing at DonorsChoose.org, following five years at Accenture and Siemens, and service as a Kiva Fellow in Africa.

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    Head of Design

    Jun is an award-winning designer with over 17 years of User Experience design. She graduated #1 in her department from Rhode Island School of Design and studied at both Harvard and Brown University. After spending two years at Gust designing the company’s original product offerings, she held senior design roles at Solvate, SetJam (acquired by Google) and PayPal (as Senior UX Design Lead for mobile apps) before returning to Gust in 2016.

Advisors

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    Lori Smith, White & Williams, LLP
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Kenneth Weisenberg , Eisner Amper LLP
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

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