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Gust: Venture Forward

Most of us love the idea of a new beginning, a makeover, and a fresh start. Yet,
despite the tremendous amount of innovation in our space, there is still a huge
amount of, (excuse the graphic word), regurgitation going on in our blogosphere.
I’m not referring to the use of viral media to spread good ideas; I’m referring to
the frequency with which old thoughts get re-packaged and spread, under new

Here at Gust we are truly writing a new story. We came up with a product idea that
is unique, leveraging the assets we built over almost seven years under the umbrella
name of Angelsoft. And in bringing this new product to market, we created a new
and equally original brand. Gust does not sound, look or feel like anything else out
there. But it does convey some attributes of what we bring to market: a fast and
strong force to help take ventures forward on a global scale.

We’re committed to applying this level of authenticity in everything we do. This new
Gust blog – which I hope you will follow – will have an original voice, but will not
represent solely one school of thought. We have the only truly global, integrated,
cross-audience platform and user-base in this space,
and the goal is to bring the
richness of this community to life in this forum to exchange ideas and experiences in
a provocative and inclusive way.

We hope you will join us as we venture forward.

Written by Ilana Grossman

user Ilana Grossman

Ilana was the CMO of Gust with experience at Digitas and Organic. There, she led the development and implementation of several CRM and digital campaigns for clients such as Bank of America, Sanofi-Aventis, Johnson & Johnson, and Astra Zeneca.

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5 thoughts on “Gust: Venture Forward”

  1. Lujia Khoury says:

    awsome post, very motivating!

  2. Lujia Khoury says:

    awsome post, very motivating!

  3. Paul Giles - World Moto says:

    I have already recommended Gust to about ten people. One friend asked me to help him with his investor relations site.

    Everything about Gust screams winner. The author of the article is correct that there is nothing else like it. Gust makes both Facebook and LinkedIn look really ugly.

    Paul Giles
    World Moto 

  4. Ilana says:

    Thanks Paul! It’s rewarding to see how well received Gust has been. We hope your perception is sustained throughout your ongoing use of our platform. Best of luck and thank you for engaging with our blog!
    -Ilana Grossman

  5. Clinton D. Mutambo says:

    I’m in Southern Africa and can attest to the “truly global” scope of Gust. Have never been so excited by a product…Well done Ilana & team, you guys are doing a great job.