Growth Capital Services was founded in 2003 with a mandate to assist in the capitalization of resource-efficient technologies even before the field became known as “clean tech.” GCS has now served as the broker-dealer of record for more than 200 representatives nationwide on transactions ranging from private placements to M&A to secondary sales of private stock.
The dot com boom
The idea that eventually became Growth Capital Services is launched as a private investment group.
GCS becomes a Broker Dealer
The firm becomes a broker dealer, specializing in clean tech.
The Great Recession
The firm’s clean tech practice is sold just before the storm hits.
OLIVIA is born
The firm reconfigures its broker dealer procedures to handle a larger flow of business.
Key staff hired
The firm has enjoyed very low turnover in senior management.
International 15(a)(6) business approved
This allows the firm to “chaperone” non-US placement agents who wish to show their mandates to US institutional investors.
GCS passes $1 billion benchmark