Robert A. Curley, Jr. is managing director of corporate finance for Silicon Valley Bank. Based in Palo Alto, CA., Bob manages teams dedicated to serving the corporate financial needs of companies in the software sector across the nation. His background includes over 25 years experience in venture equity and debt financing, investment banking and technology lending.
Before joining SVB in October, 2011, Bob was senior vice president and managing director of MMV Financial in Palo Alto. There he led MMV’s investment activities in Silicon Valley and the West. He joined MMV in 2010 after spending nearly eight years as a General Partner of Pinnacle Ventures, a private venture capital fund focused on providing debt and equity financing to early-stage companies across the information technology, cleantech and healthcare sectors.
Prior to joining Pinnacle, Bob was a Managing Director in Credit Suisse First Boston’s (CSFB) Technology Group, leading the Technology Debt Finance unit. In addition, Bob founded and led CSFB Technology Group’s Electronics practice which focused on corporate finance and M&A for companies in the electronics supply chain. Prior to the move to CSFB, Bob ran the Debt Finance practice for the DMG (Deutsche Bank) Technology Group.
Before joining DMG, Bob was a Senior Managing Director and ran the Mid-Cap Technology Group for Bank of America. Bob joined Bank of America upon its merger with Continental Bank, where Bob founded and ran the Technology Finance Group. Both groups focused on developing corporate finance solutions for emerging companies in the technology and communications industries.
Bob received his BBA in finance from the University of Notre Dame.