Financial Services >> CEO Interviews >> December 9, 2016
Interview with the Chairman, CEO and President: GSV Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:GSVC)
Michael T. Moe is Co-Founder of GSV Asset Management as well as its Chief Investment Officer, and he has also served as Chairman of the board of directors, CEO and President of GSV Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:GSVC) since the company’s inception in 2011. Mr. Moe is well-known and regarded as one of the world’s pre-eminent authorities on growth investing. His insights are routinely solicited by everyone from CNBC to Barron’s to Congress. Recognized as one of the best and brightest investors on Wall Street, his honors include Institutional Investor’s “All American” research team, The Wall Street Journal’s “Best on the Street” award and being named by Businessweek as one of the best stock pickers in the country. He has also written extensively about investing in the emerging growth equity markets. His acclaimed 2006 book published by Penguin Group, Finding the Next Starbucks: How to Identify and Invest in the Hot Stocks of Tomorrow, details Mr. Moe’s investment process and philosophy, which he’s refined over more than two decades in the investment community. A business best-seller, Finding the Next Starbucks has gone through three printings in five languages and been lauded for its insights into investing in premier emerging growth companies. Prior to starting GSV, Mr. Moe co-founded and served as Chairman and CEO of ThinkEquity Partners, an asset management and investment banking firm focusing on venture capital, entrepreneurial and emerging growth companies. Before ThinkEquity, he held positions as Head of Global Growth Research at Merrill Lynch, and Head of Growth Research and Strategy at Montgomery Securities. Profile
TWST: To begin with, please update us on the status of GSV.
Mr. Moe: GSV Capital is a publicly traded company that invests in top VC-backed private companies. The