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SVB in the community
September 11, 2013 Posted by
Every day we’re working hard to make things a little bit easier for our clients, but this week we had an opportunity to touch a few peoples’ lives in an even more significant way.
As a company, we’re celebrating 30 years in business by doing 30 community service projects near our offices around the world. In RTP, we connected with Activate Raleigh, a community-wide day of service on September 11, coordinated by Activate Good and the Downtown Raleigh Alliance. Local businesses, groups, and individuals throughout the region honored those lost on 9/11 with volunteerism and acts of kindness.
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SVB in the community
September 11, 2013 Posted by
For the past 12 years, Entrepreneurs for North Texas (EFNT) has been bringing businesses together each September 11 to volunteer for a local cause to honor so many lives lost.  Since Freedom Day began, local companies have dedicated thousands of hours in service in Dallas and North Texas.
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SVB in the community
September 07, 2013 Posted by

When we had the opportunity to select a community service project as part of SVB's 30 Years | 30 Causes campaign, it didn't take us long to settle on an organization that helps military veterans. "How could we not give a little back to people who have given so much for our country," we said to ourselves.  

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CIO Vantage Point
September 06, 2013 Posted by
Jobs underwhelm, ISM overwhelms, and other news just seems "whelming."
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Observation Deck
September 03, 2013 Posted by
Financial yields have rallied substantially since the credit crisis of 2008–2009. According to Barclay’s indices, the differential between intermediate industrial and financial sectors bond spreads has tightened significantly, with a mere 11 bps differential as of the end August 2013.
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CIO Vantage Point
August 30, 2013 Posted by
GDP up (but so are part-time workers), Syrian oil effects, and the success of QE.
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CIO Vantage Point
August 28, 2013 Posted by

Six reasons not to fear for the U.S. economy.

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Startups; Technology
August 26, 2013 Posted by

The Silicon Valley Bank network, extended through the teams in our local offices around the country, is making it possible for me to sit down with client CEOs and some fascinating guest speakers as part of our 30 for 30 CEO events* this year. Last week I had the opportunity to speak with Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CIO Brenna Berman of the City of Chicago, and meet about two dozen CEOs from the Chicago area.

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