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Analytics
January 07, 2013 Posted by

Russ MacTough, head of strategic advisory services for SVB Analytics, authored an article on valuing early-stage companies. When advising corporate venturing groups, Russ has found that he is often asked how much of the proposed valuation is financial versus strategic  - and whether it matters. 

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Observation Deck
January 02, 2013 Posted by

As 2012 ends and 2013 begins reflection seeps in. There were many economic highlights and events this year that lead us to close the year on a hopeful note.

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Startups; Technology
November 30, 2012 Posted by
It’s not uncommon for the Silicon Valley Bank team to try to help our clients with things beyond banking, but this holiday season we’re even getting our kids in on the act.
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Startups
November 30, 2012 Posted by

You'll need some entertainment to get you geared up for LeWeb on your plane or train to Paris this weekend. We can help. We are always thrilled and amazed at the creativity of the submissions to LeWeb's " Adopt and Entrepreneur" program hosted this year by yours truly (@SVB_Financial) and Rackspace (@Rackspace).

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Observation Deck
November 30, 2012 Posted by
Positive developments in the housing industry have encouraged the SVB Asset Management credit team to re-evaluate mortgage-backed securities (MBS). MBS came under fire during the financial crisis due to the struggles of housing agencies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
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Startups; U.S.
November 02, 2012 Posted by
SVB is fortunate that our office in Manhattan on 42nd Street is located in an area that had power restored almost immediately this week. While we were able to open up for business not long after the storm had passed, the same couldn’t be said for many of SVB clients whose offices are in lower Manhattan.
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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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Observation Deck
October 31, 2012 Posted by

QE3, QE Infinity, Q-Eternity are just some of the expressions for what the Fed's latest round of stimulus has been dubbed. At the September FOMC meeting, policy makers embarked on further accommodation in the form of mortgage-backed security purchases in an effort to stimulate growth in the midst of persistently high unemployment, headwinds stemming from the European debt crisis and an imminent tightening of fiscal policy. The interesting point about QE3 is that it is open-ended. This means that the Fed will continue to purchase bonds or employ additional policy tools until the labor market improves "substantially" which then brings into question its forward guidance of mid-2015.

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Startups
October 25, 2012 Posted by
SVB October Showcase featured 25 early-stage companies seeking to raise their Seed or Series A round of funding. Pitching to a packed house of Bay Area investors, each company had seven minutes to convince the audience that their company is the next big thing...
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Quarterly Economic Report
October 22, 2012 Posted by
SVB Asset Management is pleased to announce the release of the Q3 2012 Economic Booklet as a research piece summarizing the macro-economic and sector trends in the global market. 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.
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