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Capital Access; Life Science; Startups; Venture Capital
September 04, 2015 Posted by
Driven by investor confidence, healthy access to capital, and exit optionality, 2015 will mark the third consecutive year of strong activity for the healthcare sector, according to the mid-year update of Silicon Valley Bank’s Trends in Healthcare Investments and Exits.
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Analytics; Life Science; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital
June 05, 2015 Posted by
At a May 21s, 2015 event in Boston, Silicon Valley Bank and hack/reduce hosted an event for tech companies and investors to discuss the future of Big Data.
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Energy & Resource Innovation; Life Science; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital
April 01, 2015 Posted by

Tracy Isacke, managing director of the Silicon Valley Bank Corporate Venture Relationship Group, discussed the findings of the 2015 Innovation Economy Outlook report.

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Energy & Resource Innovation; Life Science; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital
January 01, 2015 Posted by
Tracy Isacke, managing director of the Silicon Valley Bank Corporate Venture Relationship Group, shares her 15 predictions for 2015.
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Analytics; Life Science; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital
June 10, 2014 Posted by
SVB Analytics, an affiliate of Silicon Valley Bank, published a research report and related video on wearables and the quantified self-movement, focusing on lifestyle, health and fitness applications.
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Analytics; Life Science; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital
April 17, 2014 Posted by
Silicon Valley Bank hosted an engaging event about the future of the quantified self movement, focusing on lifestyle, health and fitness.
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Public Policy; Energy & Resource Innovation; Life Science; Startups; Technology; U.S.
March 25, 2014 Posted by

In Silicon Valley Bank’s Innovation Economy Outlook 2014 survey, we asked executives what they see in today’s patent system and what they think of different reforms Congress is considering. In this patent report, we’ve summarized what we heard from more than 1,000 executives of leading software, healthcare, hardware and cleantech companies across the United States. We also offer our views, as bankers who work closely with many of these companies, on the principles that should guide Congress as it moves forward. Among our Findings: Companies across the U.S. innovation economy use patents. Software companies are less likely to rely on the patent system. Most of the suits are coming from non-practicing entities. Download the Full Report (PDF)

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Life Science; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital; U.S.
May 23, 2013 Posted by
Finding, attracting and retaining world-class talent is increasingly difficult for many of Silicon Valley Bank’s technology and life science clients. In fact, our annual Startup Outlook survey revealed while nine in ten startup executives said they were hiring, an equal number said it is challenging – or extremely challenging – to find workers with the skills they need.
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Energy & Resource Innovation; Life Science; Startups; Technology
February 13, 2013 Posted by

Every time I meet with a group of tech company CEOs they say the same thing: hiring world-class talent is one of their biggest challenges. They struggle to find, attract and retain the engineering, scientific and technical talent they need to grow their businesses.

So when I saw the results of our annual Startup Outlook survey this year, I was not surprised. While nine in ten startup executives said they were hiring, an equal number said it is challenging - or extremely challenging - to find workers with the skills they need.

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Energy & Resource Innovation; Life Science; Startups; Technology
January 17, 2013 Posted by
Knowing the significance of innovation startups on the prospects for growth in the US economy overall, we starting asking leaders of startup companies about four years ago how their businesses are performing, whether they are hiring and which policies will continue to enable their growth.
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