Global Edge, Quarterly Economic Report, Treasury Management, Venture Capital

 

Fraud Prevention; Treasury Management
June 23, 2010
Knowledge-based authentication — using personal information from databases instead of predetermined security questions — is supposed to be more resistant to phishing. In response, fraudsters have turned their phishing efforts to the databases themselves. Unlike the security questions users choo...
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Venture Capital
May 31, 2010 Posted by
SVB Capital is interested in understanding this issue and the many dynamics necessary for a healthy venture capital industry. Median fund sizes in venture capital have declined dramatically in recent years, and many limited partners have liquidity constraints that have caused them to reduce or pull back from allocations to the asset class.
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Global Edge
May 10, 2010 Posted by
By hedging, or actively managing your company's foreign exchange exposure to protect revenues, expenses, assets and liabilities from exchange rate volatility, you can minimize disruption to the business and improve the bottom line. This online seminar replay covers risk-management best practices.
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Global Edge
April 08, 2010 Posted by
China is one of the fastest-growing economies of the world and plays an increasingly important role in the global economy, especially for U.S. technology companies. This free, informational replay of SVB's Web seminar discusses the economy, the currency regime and the regulatory framework of China.
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Quarterly Economic Report
April 01, 2010 Posted by
In recent weeks we have seen interest rates on the rise some 20 percent or more! Of course, that’s only about 20 basis points in the front end, but many believe this indicates a market gearing up for interest rate increases.
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Venture Capital
March 09, 2010 Posted by
In January 2010, four representatives from the Yangpu District Government of Shanghai arrived in the Bay Area for a three-month educational program at San Francisco State University. While in the Bay Area, they also attended programs with SVB Financial Group. The visit follows Silicon Valley Bank’s addition of a repre
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Treasury Management
March 09, 2010
As the economy rebounds and more companies are taking an optimistic view of their future growth, the conditions are ripe for merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions among public and private companies alike. And with the appetite for buying and selling, especially in such volatile economic time...
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Life Science; Venture Capital
February 04, 2010 Posted by

Silicon Valley Bank’s Michael Hanewich, head of life sciences on the East Coast, leads an hour long conversation between entrepreneur John Mendlein, chairman of Fate Therapeutics and former CEO of Adnexus (acquired by Bristol Myers Squibb in 2007 for more

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Global Edge
January 13, 2010 Posted by

More and more U.S. companies are generating an increasing share of their revenues from export sales. Over the years, a significant portion of these export sales have shifted towards open account terms with no payment guarantees (such as a traditional letter of credit). As the Ex-Im Bank explains, savvy CFOs should consider leveraging export credit insurance.

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