MVC Capital, Inc. formerly known as meVC Draper Fisher Jurvetson Fund I, Inc., is a Delaware corporation organized on December 2, 1999 which commenced operations on March 31, 2000. On December 2, 2002, the Company announced that it would begin doing business under the name MVC Capital, Inc. It is an externally managed, non-diversified closed-end management investment company. The Company's investment objective is to seek to maximize total return from capital appreciation and/or income, though its current focus is more yield generating investments. Its segments are its investing operations as a business development company, MVC Capital, which includes MVC Cayman, MVC Turf and MVCFS. It provides equity and debt investment capital to fund growth, acquisitions and recapitalizations of small and middle-market companies in a variety of industries located in the United States. Its investments can take the form of senior and subordinated loans, common and preferred stock and warrants or rights to acquire equity interests, or convertible securities, among other instruments. It is working on an active pipeline of potential new investment opportunities. The Company faces competition from investing activities from private equity funds, other business development companies, investment banks, investment affiliates of large industrial, technology, service and financial companies, small business investment companies, wealthy individuals and foreign investors.