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Venture and Private Equity Banking
capital community for 25 years. Our foundation in, and focus on, your world gives us rare insight … Silicon Valley Bank has reliably banked the … venture and private equity communities for nearly 30 years, we share an … unparalleled commitment to and understanding of your unique needs. …  A Selection of Our Venture Capital Clients … A Selection of Our Private Equity Clients
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CEO Summit
Silicon Valley Bank is bringing you - our clients, the founders of some of the most exciting … Jeff Hayzlett and Maynard Webb. Gain the insight, knowledge and inspiration you need to BE … If you are interested in joining please contact Heidi Bianchi  at hbianchi@svb.com …
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Burntsand Secures $5 Million Credit Facility (PDF)
information to increase productivity and insight, Burntsand is a North American leader in … and partnership that measurably impacts its clients’ success … in 1983 and headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., the company serves clients around the world through 27 North American … the FDIC and the Federal Reserve. SVB Private Client Services is a division of Silicon Valley Bank …
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Dialing Down: Venture Capital Returns to Smaller Size Funds (PDF)
Dialing Down: Venture Capital Returns to Smaller Size FundsMay 2010VENTURE CAPITAL UPDATE 1Do small venture capital funds outperform large venture capital funds? SVB Capital is interested in understanding this issue and the many dynamics necessary for a healthy venture capital industry. Median fund sizes in venture cap …
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Don't Let the Markets Get You Down (PDF)
recent months, the question most frequently asked by clients of our valuation group is, “If I redo … and its valuation provider can give some insight as to how others are handling this question. For …
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Featured Commentary & Analysis


FX Outlook; Global Edge
June 14, 2013 Posted by

The Indian rupee has been the worst-performing Asian currency over the past month. This last Tuesday the USD:INR rate reached 58.985 — an all-time high! This latest upswing in the USD:INR rate begun last month near 54.00 and was fueled by a combination of domestic and international factors (see below).  The all-time high rate prompted an unexpected appearance in the market by the Indian government. Their central bank , the Reserve Bank of India, intervened directly into the FX market by selling U.S. dollars. The intervention was successful, as it is now trading lower; however, seldom does one bout of intervention by a central bank turn the tide on a currency. I’ll make a side bet that intervention will be needed again to prevent further rupee weakness.

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Capital Access; Technology; Venture Capital
May 14, 2014 Posted by
Silicon Valley Bank’s Scott Bergquist notes that while fewer entrepreneurs expect to be able to tap traditional venture capital funds in 2014, corporate venture money may help fill the gap.
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Economic Outlook
June 08, 2011 Posted by
Last week, a client asked me to describe what I thought would happen if Treasuries defaulted. Naturally and somewhat defensively, I launched into all the reasons I thought this wouldn’t happen. But that wasn’t the point of the question. The point was “what if it did?”
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FX Outlook
June 01, 2010 Posted by
After the blast of sharp risk reduction a couple of weeks ago, there has been a cautious reemergence of risk appetite by global investors in the commodity complex of AUD, NZD, CAD, NOK for currencies and with a little taste of gold on the side for "good luck."
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Wine Industry
June 08, 2010 Posted by
A compelling business opportunity surfaced back in 2003-04 when the Oregon region — known for its Pinot Noir production — was generating very small vintages and there was huge demand for more fruit. That’s when winemaking legend Ernst Loosen (pronounced loh-zen) teamed up with J. Christopher Wines to craft an elegant Pinot Noir. But the juice didn’t come from Oregon …
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