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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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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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Venture Capital; Europe
March 08, 2011 Posted by
Hermann Hauser, a technology pioneer and leader in the United Kingdom venture community, as the co-founder of Amadeus Capital Partners provides insight into UK investment, promising technologies and the role of academics in developing startups ...
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Life Science; Startups; Venture Capital
November 08, 2010 Posted by
Venture capitalists and startup company executives who attended the latest Silicon Valley Bank SVB Showcase event were generally upbeat about prospects for  technology, life science and cleantech innovation and investment. The quarterly invitation-only pitch event brought together dozens of people from early and growth stage companies seeking to raise their next round of funding, and from venture capitalist firms.
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