Washington, D.C. 20549




Current Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):


August 8, 2017 (August 4, 2017)



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Maryland 1-35156 27-4443543
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation) (Commission File Number) (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)


2925 Woodside Road

Woodside, CA 94062

(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (650) 235-4769



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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).


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If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨






Explanatory Note 


Pursuant to Instruction 2 to Item 5.02 of Form 8-K, this Current Report on Form 8-K/A amends and supplements the information reported in Item 5.02 to the Current Report on Form 8-K dated August 4, 2017 and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 8, 2017 (the “Original Report”) regarding Michael Moe’s role as Chairman of the Board of GSV Capital Corp. (the “Company”). Specifically, this amendment reports the intention of the Board of Directors of the Company (the “Board”) for Mr. Moe to serve in the capacity of “Executive Chairman” that had not been reported at the time of the Original Report. Apart from this additional information with respect to Item 5.02, there are no changes to the disclosure in the Original Report.


Item 5.02Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers Compensation Actions


On August 18, 2017, the Board ratified its intention with respect to the Chairman role by creating an “Executive Chairman” position.  Mr. Moe, in his capacity as Chairman of the Board, serves as the Executive Chairman of the Company.






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: August 23, 2017 GSV CAPITAL CORP.  
  By:  /s/ William F. Tanona  
    William F. Tanona
Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Corporate Secretary