Gus Warren is a Managing Director at Samsung NEXT Ventures. Prior to Samsung, Gus was a Venture Partner at FirstMark Capital and Co-Founder and COO of Disconnect, a leading consumer privacy software company. Prior to FirstMark and Disconnect, Gus held leadership positions at Spot Runner, a digital video advertising platform, and prior to that was a venture capitalist at Granite Ventures and Time Warner Ventures, where his portfolio included InfoGear (acquired by Cisco), Speakeasy (acquired by BestBuy), Digital Fountain (acquired by Qualcomm), Arroyo Video Solutions (acquired by Cisco), BigBand Networks (acquired by Arris Corporation), and SkyStream Networks (acquired by Ericsson Television). Earlier in his career, Gus was VP of Marketing and Business Development at NetMarket (acquired by Cendant) and Product Manager at Internet Profiles (acquired by Engage Technologies). Gus graduated with a BA in Government from Cornell University.
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GrowthCap Partners, LLC has developed a Business Continuity Plan on how we will respond to events that significantly disrupt our business. Since the timing and impact of disasters and disruptions is unpredictable, we will have to be flexible in responding to actual events as they occur. With that in mind, we are providing you with this information on our business continuity plan.
If after a significant business disruption you cannot contact us as you usually do at (646) 679-1711, you should go to our website at www.growthcapadvisory.com.
OUR BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLAN
Our Business Continuity Plan addresses all areas affected by a business disruption of any type, including data backup and recovery; financial and operational assessments; alternative communications with clients, employees and regulators; alternate physical location of employees; critical supplier, contractor and bank impact; and regulatory reporting. Our Business Continuity Plan is designed to enable us to recover and restore business operations as quickly as possible, safeguard employees and property, protect the our books and records, and assure clients prompt service through alternative offices.
We duplicate all critical firm, client, regulatory and financial information on appropriate media, and store the backed-up information at remote locations. Such information is regularly sent to off-site storage facilities. From time to time we participates in disaster recovery exercises to confirm that such stored information remains accurate and accessible to us. Among other things, we secure and monitor our datacenter, regulate our data communication lines and maintain and supervise password policies and procedures to limit access to our data.
We take advantage of the our multistate office system by providing alternate locations from which our employees can temporarily perform essential business functions in the event of a firm or community-wide disruption. The decision to conduct operations from an alternate location will be made as soon as we determine the severity of the business disruption. Provisions have also been made for clients to continue to be able to contact our employees.
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If you have questions about our business continuity planning, you can contact us at (646) 679-1711.