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GSV Capital Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 Results of Operations

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GSV Capital Corp., "GSV," (Nasdaq: GSVC) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2011.

Management Commentary

"The fourth quarter marked tremendous progress for GSV as we continued to execute on our strategy of investing in high-growth, venture-backed companies that we believe will drive significant value creation. We made follow-on investments in Facebook and Twitter, which represent the largest positions in our portfolio. Our investment activity during the quarter also included new positions in companies such as Dropbox, Grockit, and ZocDoc. In addition, Groupon and Zynga completed their initial public offerings during the quarter," said Michael T. Moe, GSV's CEO and founder. "2012 is off to a great start for GSV, as we successfully raised $96.2 million in a secondary offering which was completed on February 15th. We are highly encouraged that we were able to quickly complete a significant capital raise that provides us with the resources to execute on our investment strategy and take advantage of what we believe are exciting opportunities in the market."

Fourth Quarter 2011 Portfolio Investment Activity

GSV invested in the following new portfolio companies during the fourth quarter of 2011: Control 4 Inc.; DreamBox Learning, Inc.; Dropbox, Inc.; Grockit Inc.; StormWind, LLC; The Echo System Corp.; The rSmart Group, Inc.; and ZocDoc Inc.. Additional investments in Facebook, Inc., Kno, Inc., and Twitter, Inc. were also made by GSV during the quarter.

 

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