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Capital Access; Global Edge; Startups; Technology; Asia
September 15, 2015 Posted by
Currency and stock market jolts aside, the Chinese innovation sector is coming into its own, and increasingly looking west to the U.S. for new markets and startup investments to bolster technology know-how.
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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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Observation Deck; Treasury Management
September 01, 2015 Posted by
SVB Asset Management's monthly Observation Deck newsletter covers current topics on portfolio management, credit considerations and market events that influence investment strategy. In the main article for the September edition, "Fixed vs. Floating: Choose Wisely," Eric Souza describes what investors should consider in a time of rising interest rates and market volatility.
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Startups
August 31, 2015 Posted by
In her monthly column for Global Corporate Venturing, Tracy Isacke examines how best to globalize entrepreneurship.
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Energy & Resource Innovation
August 26, 2015 Posted by
i3’s solar research report on photovoltaics finds new efficiency gains are helping to reduce costs and leading to a dramatic increase in PV global installed capacity.
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Observation Deck; Treasury Management
August 03, 2015 Posted by
SVB Asset Management's monthly Observation Deck newsletter covers current topics on portfolio management, credit considerations and market events that influence investment strategy. In the main article for the August edition, “Time to be Capital-Efficient,” Jose Sevilla describes an optimal portfolio strategy that allows for maximum flexibility ahead of a rate hike.
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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; Technology
July 16, 2015 Posted by

    As seen in  Global Corporate Venturing , July/August 2015 issue. Most of us are fascinated by virtual reality. Who hasn’t cringed about being virtually stuck in the 1990s of The Matrix or dreamed up their own “destinations” for Star Trek’s Holodeck? Now, the promise of VR appears to be growing closer to, well, reality. Recently, Silicon Valley Bank brought together VR hardware and software developers, entertainment companies, academic researchers and 60 investors to pollinate ideas for moving VR from fiction to fruition.

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Economic Outlook; Quarterly Economic Report; Wealth Advisory Market Perspectives
July 08, 2015 Posted by
Despite a slow start in 2015, the U.S. economy should see continued expansion through the rest of the year. This view is buoyed by a steadily improving labor market and the fact that inflation remains in check. As the Federal Reserve (Fed) approaches its first rate hike in nine years, market volatility is likely, although a pull-back could…
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