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General Information


Fund I, 5/2012 $97.5M


The Pioneer Building
2925 Woodside Road
Woodside, CA, 94062


Founder & CEO
Co-Founder, Partner
Founder & Managing Partner, GSV Advisors
CFO, Co-founder
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
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GSV Capital

Launched in April 2011 by one of the world’s preeminent voices on growth investing, GSV Capital Corp. offers the first publicly traded security (NASDAQ: GSVC) enabling all kinds of investors to own a piece of the world’s most dynamic, VC-backed private companies.

“GSV” stands for Global Silicon Valley. The Valley, as it’s often called, has redefined entrepreneurism and, in many ways, business in general. GSV aims to redefine growth investing.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Parchment 3/2014Series D$35M6
General Assembly 3/2014Series C$35M5
EdSurge 2/2014Series A$1.5M6 2/2014Series B$15M5
PayNearMe 2/2014Series E$20M5
StormWind 1/2014Series C$5M1
DreamBox Learning 12/2013Series A$14.5M5
JAMF Software 12/2013Venture Round$30M2
Knewton 12/2013Series E$51M8
Coursera 11/2013Series B$20M2
Silicon Valley Data Science 8/2013Series A$3M4
Coursera 7/2013Series B$43M6
Solexel 6/2013Private Equity$54.7M6
Dataminr 6/2013Series C$30M4
Dailybreak Media 6/2013Series A$2M3
Tynker 4/2013Venture Round$3.25M7
Grockit 12/2012Venture Round$20M5
CorpU 9/2012Venture Round$4.5M3
rSmart 8/2012Series B$10.8M2
Maven 7/2012Series A$2M1
Dailybreak Media 7/2012Series A$5M3
Bloom Energy 6/2012Private Equity$150M4
Fullbridge 5/2012Venture Round$5.5M1
StormWind 1/2012Venture Round$4M1
DreamBox Learning 12/2011Series A$11M3
The Echo System 11/2011Partial Close$675k1
Control4 11/2011Venture Round1
Grockit 10/2011Series D$7M5
Bloom Energy 9/2011Private Equity$150M9
TRUECar 9/2011Private Equity$100M10
Gilt Groupe 7/2011Venture Round1
Silver Spring Networks 7/2011Private Equity1
Chegg 7/2011Venture Round$6M3
Kno 4/2011Series C$37.3M7



  1. GSV Capital Raises $97.5M Through New Public Offering ( [edit]
  2. GSV Capital Buys Facebook Stock At $70 Billion Valuation; Its Own Stock Pops 21 Percent ( [edit]
  3. SEC D/A ( [edit]
  4. General Assembly Raises $35M Led By New Investor IVP To Add More Tech Courses, New Campuses ( [edit]
  5. EdSurge Completes $1.5M Series A Financing ( [edit]
  6. 5K Videos And Counting, Curious Lands $15M From GSV To Help Teachers Monetize Bite-Sized Lessons ( [edit]
  7. Cash-Based Payments Network PayNearMe Raises $20M Series E, Expands Via Family Dollar Partnership ( [edit]
  8. StormWind Raises $5M in Series C Funding ( [edit]
  9. DreamBox Learning Closes $14.5M in Series A1 Financing ( [edit]
  10. JAMF Holdings Closes $30m Funding Round ( [edit]
  11. Powering Smart Content For Publishing Giants, Knewton Lands $51M To Take Personalized Learning Global ( [edit]
  12. Coursera Adds Another $20M To Its Already Massive Series B ( [edit]
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  14. Coursera Lands $43M From The World Bank, Yuri Milner And More To Go Big On Global And Mobile Growth ( [edit]
  15. SEC ( [edit]
  16. Dataminr Raises $30m in venture capital funding ( [edit]
  17. Dailybreak adds $2M for engagement marketing expansion ( [edit]
  18. Backed By $3.25 Million From NEA, 500 Startups, Felicis & Others, Tynker Launches Its Visual “Learn To Code” Platform For Children ( [edit]
  19. Grockit Lands $20M From Discovery, Benchmark & Others To Bring Its New “Pinterest For Education” To The Masses ( [edit]
  20. CorpU Announces $4.5 Million Funding To Launch Talent Development Revolution ( [edit]
  21. rSmart Secures $10.75 Million in Series B Funding to Accelerate Growth of Open Source Solutions for Higher Education ( [edit]
  22. GSV Capital Reports Third Quarter 2012 Results of Operations ( [edit]
  23. CampusLive Rebrands as Dailybreak, With $5 Million In New Funding And A New CEO ( [edit]
  24. Bloom Energy is raising another $150M ( [edit]
  25. Fullbridge Raises $5.5M in Funding ( [edit]
  26. StormWind Raises $4M in Funding ( [edit]
  27. Reed Hastings And John Doerr Put $11M In Adaptive Online Math Learning Platform DreamBox ( [edit]
  28. SEC ( [edit]
  29. Control 4 Receives Investment from GSV Capital ( [edit]
  30. Grockit Gets A $7 Million Venture Infusion And Launches Video Q&A Site Grockit Answers ( [edit]
  31. Bloom Racks Up $150M More for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells ( [edit]
  32. Comment 0 inShare44 Car Price Comparison Company TrueCar Raises $200M+, Gears Up For IPO ( [edit]
  33. Gilt Groupe Receives Investment from GSV Capital ( [edit]
  34. Silver Spring Networks Receives Investment from GSV Capital ( [edit]
  35. Chegg Receives Investment from GSV Capital ( [edit]
  36. SEC Form D ( [edit]
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