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FX Outlook; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital
October 23, 2015 Posted by

While the Federal Reserve is looking to hike rates without fueling further dollar strength, the Bank of Japan (BoJ) is prepared to bring on more fire power to its quantitative easing program.

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FX Outlook; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital
October 15, 2015 Posted by
The Fed’s “no hike” announcement on September 17th came as little surprise to most. Whether it was uncertainty and volatility in the financial markets in the weeks leading up to the Fed’s decision; global investors may increasingly bring their money home. Japanese traders will return to the Japanese yen, the Europeans to the Euro, the Brits to the UK pound, and many other countries will follow suit.
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Accounting, Regulations, & Reporting; Fraud Prevention; Treasury Management; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital; Wine Industry
October 14, 2015 Posted by

Recently, SVB held a webinar on the Payment Card Industry (PCI) risks and compliance. Given all the media attention to recent security breaches, we weren’t surprised by the overwhelming interest in the topic. We had a high number of participants and great questions in our Q&A session. It seems every company wants to know if their data is safe–for good reason.

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Startups; Technology; Venture Capital
October 13, 2015 Posted by
Tracy Isacke, managing director of Silicon Valley Bank's corporate venture relationship group, discusses wearables and their potential impact. 
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FX Outlook; Global Edge; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital
September 08, 2015 Posted by
On August 24th, a day that is now being referred to in China as Black Monday, Shanghai's main share index closed down at 8.5 percent, its biggest decline since 2007.

Powerful global reaction. Traders in all financial markets around the world reacted violently to China’s sell-off and seemed to re-focus on what had been three fairly well-established and unsettling concerns: (1) a weakening economy in China; (2) falling oil prices; and (3) uncertainty with interest rate increases by the Fed.

Is the panic over or not? With the U.S. dollar on a roller coaster ride for much of August, many have lost confidence in the dollar’s underlying trend of strength.
U.S. labor data is difficult to forecast. This week’s non-farm number will be the last jobs report before the FOMC meeting (Sept 16-17).
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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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Advisories; Global Edge; Technology; Venture Capital; South America
July 27, 2015 Posted by
Andy Tsao, director of Latin America for Silicon Valley Bank, discusses the opportunities and challenges that exist for entrepreneurs and investors in Mexico's innovation economy in this contributed article in TechCrunch.
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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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Startups; Technology; Venture Capital
May 13, 2015 Posted by
Tracy Isacke, managing director of the SVB Corporate Venture Relationship Group, discusses the future of the Internet of Things (IoT).
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Global Edge; Venture Capital
April 08, 2015 Posted by

Venture capitalist Anderson Thees of Redpoint e.ventures tells Silicon Valley Bank how investors and entrepreneurs are finding new opportunities in Brazil.

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