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Life Science; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital; U.S.
April 15, 2013 Posted by
Through our partnership with the Angel Resource Institute and CB Insights, we are studying angel group investment activity to arm entrepreneurs and investors as they seek to better understand angel investing and jump start emerging businesses.
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Cleantech; 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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Cleantech; 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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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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Cleantech; 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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Startups; Technology; Venture Capital
October 03, 2012 Posted by

   Silicon Valley Bank is thrilled to have hosted this amazing event! We worked with the members of the band Coverflow to create a singing contest that benefitted children’s charities, featuring some of the best amateur singers from the tech world, with tech celebrity judges including David Hornick, Dave McClure, Steven Jang and Alison Murdock.

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Capital Access; Technology
July 09, 2012 Posted by
Understanding why and how banks arrive at their answers will greatly improve a company's chances of success when seeking a loan. Despite how attractive a borrower or transaction is, external macro and internal micro considerations can, and do, have an impact on bankers' decisions.
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Public Policy; Cleantech; Life Science; Startups; Technology
June 29, 2012 Posted by

Listen to our round table discussion of the JOBS Act and its implications for both early-stage and late-stage companies. Our panel, including Bill Hambrecht, discuss crowdfunding, the IPO on-ramp, and options for raising capital in this online webinar.

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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?

Read the article in CFO.com

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