VNV Global AB (publ) formerly known as Vostok New Ventures Ltd., is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in growth capital, buyout investments, incubation, seed/startup, early venture, mid venture, late venture. It prefers to invest globally including Africa / Middle East, European Emerging Markets, Latin America and Caribbean, United States and Canada except China in online marketplaces, consumer-focused and business 2 business companies. It usually seeks investments where it can become a significant minority shareholder and actively manage the investment through board representation. The firm prefers to invest in unlisted companies. It prefers to take majority and minority stake in its portfolio companies. VNV Global AB (publ) was founded on April 5, 2007 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden .