Growth Capital Services | Registered Private Placement and M&A Securities Firm
Michael Hintsa - Supervisory Principal | Growth Capital Services

Michael Hintsa

Michael Hintsa is a member of the compliance team for Growth Capital Services. He is responsible for assisting all supervisory principals in matters related to compliance.

Previously, Michael worked in asset management at Pinnacle Advisory Group, a small hospitality consulting firm based in Boston, MA. Prior to that, he worked as a hotel account manager for Expedia Group’s northeast team.

Michael earned a BS from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration. He holds a FINRA Series 14 registration.

Michael is a Boston Bruins fan and enjoys playing piano in his spare time.

What We Value

  • Entrepreneurs who maintain their own office and brand identity, source, and execute their own deals
  • Collaboration with others on our platform to expand distribution efforts as appropriate
  • Long term relationships - win-win partnerships that keep our best producers loyal to our platform
  • Culture of professional cooperation with a focus on investor protection

How We Work

  • Platform built by practitioners for practitioners
  • Independent contractor model allows latitude regarding investment mandates
  • Proprietary software supports many private placement deal types
  • Accessible and experienced Compliance team equipped to supervise most private investments
  • Chaperone service enables foreign placement agents to show mandates to U.S. institutional investors

What We've Done

  • Over $2 billion in U.S. dollar transaction value
  • Over $500 million equivalent in foreign currency transaction value
  • Over 2,000 transactions
  • Over $50 million commissions generated by reps
  • Over 1,000 investors served​

Who We Are

  • Providing consistent service since 2003
  • Supervised thousands of successful private placements in a large variety of industry sectors
  • Specializing in capital raises, M&A opportunities, and secondary sales of private stock
  • Registered in all 50 states and 2 U.S. territories
  • Headquartered in San Francisco, with registered representatives located throughout the U.S.