GSV Advisors is a leading advisory firm devoted to entrepreneurs, owners and innovators in the education and HR technology sectors.
We are the bridge between leading companies, investors, and strategics – serving select clients who value hands on engagement from highly experienced professionals.
Our principals leverage deep domain expertise, entrepreneurial experience, and extensive relationships to work with emerging companies as well as large, sophisticated industry leaders. We partner and align with our clients through equity participation and active engagement in all aspects of the business where we believe we can bring value.
Our team members possess over 40 years of experience and have collectively completed over 280 transactions totaling more than $40 billion. We aspire to partner with exceptional entrepreneurs and leading companies that are driving the greatest impact on learning and career outcomes, while generating the strongest returns for investors.
A modern merchant bank
Transcending the classic merchant banking model of advising and investing in industrial businesses, we’re powering today’s dynamic, technology-driven education and human capital management sectors. Leveraging deep domain expertise, relationships and entrepreneurial experience, our principals provide merger, strategic advisory, private placement services and capital.
Known by the company we keep
Our founders have spent the past two decades focused on the Megatrends that are disrupting the $5 trillion global learning and talent markets along with the innovators who are transforming these industries. Beyond just the company we keep, it’s the company we’ve kept— ongoing strategic relationships that go back 20 years or more.