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Capital Access; Technology
May 15, 2012 Posted by

Leverage can be a powerful tool, but optimizing its application requires some calculus of cost versus benefit. Adding term debt or a revolving credit facility can lift a transaction size or working-capital liquidity beyond what precious equity capital can achieve alone. Finding that perfect, simple leverage tool is critical to a company's growth and future success. So, how can a CFO make the best decisions about debt for the business?

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Cleantech
May 15, 2012 Posted by

Cleantech is increasingly a diverse and pervasive concept. As our Cleantech business grows and expands to where innovators take us technologically, geographically, or with new models, we are tracking those dynamics closely.

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Quarterly Economic Report
May 09, 2012 Posted by

The Economic Booklet is our reference tool for clients. Displaying graph and chart views of the global economy, this piece guides clients through factors that impact their business. This is our third edition of the Economic Booklet, and we will continue to update these views on a quarterly basis.

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Observation Deck
May 01, 2012 Posted by
In the latest FOMC meeting, the Federal Reserve commented again that they felt inflation is contained and the recent rise in energy prices was “only temporary.” With that backdrop,it is expected that committee members will maintain their accommodative monetary policy until stronger economic data emerges....
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Public Policy; Startups
April 19, 2012 Posted by
Today, I testified before a key subcommittee of the House Committee on Small Business: The Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access about the opportunities and challenges that high-growth small businesses face in the arena of capital formation.
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FX Outlook
April 18, 2012 Posted by
Since last fall, global equity markets have benefitted across the board from various positive signs that the much-anticipated economic recovery was finally taking hold - at least in the U.S. Double-digit returns in the last six months reflect those positive views....
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Wine Industry
April 17, 2012 Posted by
McMillan discussed the report and the state of the industry live with Paul Mabray of VinTank and Tony Correia of The Correia Company at an online event on April 17, 2012.
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Public Policy
April 09, 2012 Posted by
One of the greatest things about being part of Silicon Valley Bank is getting to know and work with the most amazing entrepreneurs, innovators, scientists, vintners, policy makers and business people of our time.
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