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Energy & Resource Innovation; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital
December 17, 2014 Posted by

Silicon Valley Bank Managing Director of Corporate Venturing Tracy Isacke discusses the promise of Big Data—but more importantly about the opportunities and challenges of how to process, manage and use data to deliver on that big promise.

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Energy & Resource Innovation; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital; U.S.
November 18, 2014 Posted by

Silicon Valley Bank Managing Director of the Corporate Venture Relationship Group Tracy Isacke looks at the future of transport with the connected car.

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Economic Outlook; Analytics; Energy & Resource Innovation; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital
November 15, 2014 Posted by

Silicon Valley Bank Managing Director of the Corporate Venture Relationship Group Tracy Isacke discusses women in technology leadership according to findings from the Silicon Valley Bank Innovation Economy Outlook 2014 survey.

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Energy & Resource Innovation
July 07, 2014 Posted by
Silicon Valley Bank's Energy Efficiency Report provides perspective on the key players and most compelling trends in the sector.
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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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Energy & Resource Innovation
April 01, 2013 Posted by
SVB’s latest cleantech report on energy storage reviews the market drivers, challenges and opportunities for this integral piece of the cleantech ecosystem. The report provides detail on the technologies, the drivers of growth, the exit environment and investment activity. We outline the following ten important trends that influence the growth of energy storage, the key to the viability of renewable energy.
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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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Energy & Resource Innovation; Life Science; Startups; Technology
November 01, 2012 Posted by
The 2012 Startup Outlook Survey captures a U.S. economy in transition. The technology sector continues to lead the broader economy out of the downturn, posting strong returns even as the overall economy strains to rebound. Dynamicnew sectors are growing rapidly, businesses are hiring and startup executives are bullish on the U.S. market. Optimism and confidence remain high.
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Energy & Resource Innovation
July 12, 2012 Posted by
Silicon Valley Bank's Advanced Biofuels and Biochemicals Report provides a comprehensive overview of the sector with detail on the technologies, the drivers of growth and investment trends.
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