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Venture Capital
May 31, 2013 Posted by

Venture capital and private equity firms today face increased international exposure to currency fluctuations. They look to foreign exchange services as a way to protect the value of a transaction against sudden shifts in currency value – whether for an immediate and urgent deal, or as part of a longer-range strategy.  

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Venture Capital
May 31, 2013 Posted by

Venture capital and private equity firms often operate across borders - and look to foreign exchange services as a way to protect the value of their transactions against sudden shifts in currency value. Examples include funding an overseas office, calling capital, or handling investments or distributions - and their FX needs may be urgent, or part of a longer-term strategy.  

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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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Life Science; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital; U.S.
April 15, 2013 Posted by
Through our partnership with the Angel Resource Institute and CB Insights, we are studying angel group investment activity to arm entrepreneurs and investors as they seek to better understand angel investing and jump start emerging businesses.
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Startups; Technology; Venture Capital
October 03, 2012 Posted by

   Silicon Valley Bank is thrilled to have hosted this amazing event! We worked with the members of the band Coverflow to create a singing contest that benefitted children’s charities, featuring some of the best amateur singers from the tech world, with tech celebrity judges including David Hornick, Dave McClure, Steven Jang and Alison Murdock.

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Capital Access; Life Science; Venture Capital
July 19, 2012 Posted by
Continued Rebound: Trends in Life Science M&A" examines merger and acquisition trends for private, venture capital-backed biotech and medical device companies. The analysis of the data shows positive momentum in life science exits, positioning life science as an attractive investment opportunity now and in the future.
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Venture Capital
December 08, 2011 Posted by
Some have labeled the last ten years in the venture capital industry a decade of lost returns. Ten and 11-year industry benchmarks show a negative Internal Rate of Return (IRR) causing some investors to question if the venture capital model is broken and in need of dramatic overhaul.
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Venture Capital
June 03, 2011 Posted by
Today’s entrepreneurial companies face greater pressure to do more with less in terms of stretching every dollar of equity financing further.
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FX Outlook; Venture Capital; Europe
April 11, 2011 Posted by
The role played by entrepreneurship in bolstering the UK economy has been the subject of much interest and debate over the course of recent months. A number of new initiatives designed to promote and encourage entrepreneurial activity have been unveiled, including tax breaks, visas for entrepreneurs and the re-development of London's Olympic site into a technology city to rival the Valley.
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