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Technology
June 01, 2012 Posted by
Greg Becker sat down recently with John Cook from Geekwire and talked about what's around the corner in the tech market and why Facebook's stock pullback might be a good thing for tech.Greg Becker, an affable Midwesterner from Fort Wayne, Indiana, has perhaps one of the most unique vantage points i...
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Capital Access; Technology
May 15, 2012 Posted by

Leverage can be a powerful tool, but optimizing its application requires some calculus of cost versus benefit. Adding term debt or a revolving credit facility can lift a transaction size or working-capital liquidity beyond what precious equity capital can achieve alone. Finding that perfect, simple leverage tool is critical to a company's growth and future success. So, how can a CFO make the best decisions about debt for the business?

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Energy & Resource Innovation
May 15, 2012 Posted by

Cleantech is increasingly a diverse and pervasive concept. As our Cleantech business grows and expands to where innovators take us technologically, geographically, or with new models, we are tracking those dynamics closely.

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Quarterly Economic Report
May 09, 2012 Posted by

The Economic Booklet is our reference tool for clients. Displaying graph and chart views of the global economy, this piece guides clients through factors that impact their business. This is our third edition of the Economic Booklet, and we will continue to update these views on a quarterly basis.

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Observation Deck
May 01, 2012 Posted by
In the latest FOMC meeting, the Federal Reserve commented again that they felt inflation is contained and the recent rise in energy prices was “only temporary.” With that backdrop,it is expected that committee members will maintain their accommodative monetary policy until stronger economic data emerges....
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Mary Dent

Public Policy; Startups
April 19, 2012 Posted by
Today, I testified before a key subcommittee of the House Committee on Small Business: The Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access about the opportunities and challenges that high-growth small businesses face in the arena of capital formation.
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Carrie Walsh

Startups
April 04, 2012 Posted by
Entrepreneurs and investors came together to share ideas on the latest innovative technologies at SVB's Seed Showcase on March 21.This quarterly event features presentations by early-stage companies seeking to raise their next round of funding.
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Observation Deck
April 02, 2012 Posted by

As the first quarter of 2012 comes to an end, it is encouraging to review the noteworthy economic data of the quarter and discuss the Fed’s posturing. In an effort to fulfill its dual mandate of maximum employment and stable prices, the Fed has focused the last four years on promoting accommodative policy.

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Observation Deck
March 01, 2012 Posted by
There is no question that the issues in the euro zone are far from over and that many headwinds to economic growth remain. Sovereign governments still need to implement harsh austerity measures and control their debts and deficits, while banks are facing capital and liquidity challenges.
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Startups
February 10, 2012 Posted by
A little intuition, a touch of luck, and a great deal of realistic planning go into establishing solid groundwork for a new technology venture.
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