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Public Policy
January 09, 2012 Posted by
For nearly 30 years, Silicon Valley Bank has dedicated itself to supporting the individuals and companies who create disruptive new technologies. We believe that strong IP rights are essential for innovation.
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FX Outlook
January 05, 2012 Posted by
Corporations face an uncertain future in 2012. Even as the U.S. economy is showing signs of recovery, concerns about Europe and slowing growth in Asia call into question the strength and sustainability of the global economic recovery.
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Observation Deck
January 03, 2012 Posted by
Recent headlines regarding MF Global (MFG) are a great illustration of the value of strong corporate governance and the significance of a firm being run in a prudent fashion with complete transparency to all stakeholders.
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Venture Capital
December 08, 2011 Posted by
Some have labeled the last ten years in the venture capital industry a decade of lost returns. Ten and 11-year industry benchmarks show a negative Internal Rate of Return (IRR) causing some investors to question if the venture capital model is broken and in need of dramatic overhaul.
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Observation Deck
December 01, 2011 Posted by
The European sovereign debt crisis continues to be one of the main headlines throughout 2011. Though the problem was once thought to be isolated to Greece and that country’s fiscal ineptness, it is clearly much more complicated and widespread.
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Global Edge; Asia
November 21, 2011 Posted by
As China’s new offshore currency (CNH) market celebrates its first year anniversary, new business opportunities continue to evolve. An comprehensive overview of this new FX market will be discussed.
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Cleantech; Life Science; Startups; Technology
November 15, 2011 Posted by
Some of the most exciting venture capitalists and entrepreneurs in the country and from around globe shared their new-business ideas for technology, life science and cleantech in the latest Silicon Valley Bank SVB Showcase.
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FX Outlook
November 15, 2011 Posted by
Europe is complex because it is comprised of 17 different countries. This might seem obvious, though begs the question why the European Union expects the rest of the world to view it as anything other than 17 different countries even if they do share one currency.
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