GSV Capital Corp. is an externally managed, non-diversified closed-end management investment company. The Company's investment objective is to maximize its portfolio's total return, principally by seeking capital gains on its equity and equity-related investments. It invests principally in the equity securities of venture capital-backed emerging companies. It seeks to deploy capital primarily in the form of non-controlling equity and equity-related investments, including common stock, warrants, preferred stock and similar forms of senior equity, which may or may not be convertible into a portfolio company's common equity, and convertible debt securities with an equity component. It seeks to acquire its investments primarily through Private secondary marketplaces and direct share purchases, and direct investments in private companies. The Company's investment activities are managed by GSV Asset Management, LLC. GSV Capital Service Company, LLC, provides the administrative services.