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GPs and LPs Unite (PDF)
At Silicon Valley Bank, understanding the industries we serve is fundamental. Like you, we track, study and analyze the activity in our markets and, as your partner, we want to share our findings. This report chronicles venture capital activity in Q2 2004 and includes commentary from our vantage point in the industry r …
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Great Leaps Forward: Three Observations About Investing in China (PDF)
GREAT LEAPS FORWARD: THREE OBSERVATIONS ABOUT INVESTING IN CHINAFEBRUARY 2008 VENTURE CAPITAL UPDATE 1In August of this year, the People’s Republic of China will host the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing. For this emerging global powerhouse, the Summer Games are much more than an international athletic competition …
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Hedge Funds: Friend or Foe? What Hedge Funds Mean for the Venture Community (PDF)
HEDGE FUNDS: FRIEND OR FOE?JUNE 2007 VENTURE CAPITAL UPDATE 1The venture community took note in March of this year when CardioNet, a provider of wireless mobile cardiac outpatient monitoring solutions, raised $110 million to gear up for an IPO.1 Two months later, eyebrows rose again when Portola Pharmaceuticals, a vasc …
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Industry Commentary (PDF)
SVB Venture Capital Update 4Q 2003 Silicon Valley Bank March 2004 Produced by C. Wittig 1 At Silicon Valley Bank, understanding the industries we serve is fundamental. Like you, we track, study and analyze the activity in our markets and, as your partner, we want to share our findings. This report chronicles venture ca …
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Interpreting the Latest Venture Trends: From Bedtime Story To Reality (PDF)
1 MARCH 2007 venture capital update U.S. economists are predicting a Goldilocks economy in 2007—not too hot, not too cold, possibly just right—and potentially a combination of extremes, with some sectors heating up and others cooling off. SVB Capital sees a parallel in venture capital. The hot spell of the bubble is lo …
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Featured Commentary & Analysis


CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
February 07, 2014 Posted by
Yellen meets the parents, debt hits the ceiling, and investors shun the "great rotation."
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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
February 05, 2013 Posted by

The FOMC had an uneventful meeting last week.  Uneventful, that is, if you consider ongoing balance sheet expansion as "nothing new."

Though it may be nothing new, the Fed's stubborn attitude toward the economy is ramping up the exit risk they will face once the economy catches hold.

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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
June 13, 2013 Posted by

The Fed meets next week with QE on their minds.  Will they taper and if so, what effect will it have?  A Cornell professor's experiment provides some insight.

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Economic Outlook
February 09, 2010 Posted by

The nothin’ offered in the money market fund world has driven investors to seek other ways to add return. One easy way is to simply pay close attention when deploying funds into the marketplace.

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Economic Outlook
May 04, 2010 Posted by
Howdy and salutations from your future self!

I wanted to write to test the new iSend software we just installed, which allows the user to send a fax back in time. (Yes, in addition to a fax machine, we also still have a VCR, a gasoline-powered truck, and a cell phone!)
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