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GSV Advisors

Investor type Investment Bank
Founders Deborah Quazzo


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Total investments 5
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 3
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees 1

Areas of investment

  • Education
  • Art
  • Professional Networking
  • Social Media
  • EdTech

The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Chicago. The company was established in North America in United States.

The fund was created by Deborah Quazzo.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 7 partakers. Despite the GSV Advisors, startups are often financed by Amir Handjani, Vincent Wu, Uncork Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Ward Mooney, True Ventures, RiverPark Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Great Oaks Venture Capital, Follett Knowledge Fund, Uncork Capital.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight IVY, ThinkCERCA, Handshake. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Professional Networking, Human Resources. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups.

The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2016.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Professional Networking
Social Media
$3M10 Jun 2016 New York, New York, United States


College Recruiting
Human Resources
$10M03 Feb 2016 San Francisco, California, United States


Professional Networking
Social Media
$3M01 May 2015 New York, United States


$1M03 Jun 2014 Chicago, Illinois, United States


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