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More than 35 years ago, Silicon Valley Bank was born into the heart of the innovation economy. We’ve believed in and worked with some of the world’s greatest innovators and their investors, helping to move their bold ideas forward, fast.
Our unique financial solutions, insights and connections have been helping Canadian technology and life science businesses and their investors to succeed.
In 2019 we opened an office in Toronto dedicated to lending to Canadian businesses and their investors.
Forward-looking industries need banking and financial services partners who understand the risks and rewards associated with the complexities you face. Silicon Valley Bank is that partner. With flexible lending options for funded businesses, we help finance your growth strategy so you can scale your business.
- Enterprise software
- Consumer internet
- Frontier tech
We understand the market challenges. The financial stress of unpredictable development timelines, regulations and reimbursement cycles can stand in the way of innovation and growth. We provide financial services to help you hit your milestones.
- Healthcare IT and digital health
- Medical devices
Energy & Resource Innovation
We are committed to helping you find commercial success as you develop technologies that address sustainability challenges. Our lending solutions are designed to help you manage capital-intensive tech development and product deployment while rapidly advancing commercial success.
- Energy, power and EVs
- Agriculture and food
- Air, water, materials and waste
- Oil and gas
Private Capital Investors
As the largest dedicated global private equity team in the industry, we know how to manage the complexity of your fund's and firm's finances, so you can focus on your business.
- Private equity
- Venture capital
- Fund of funds
- Seed and micro VC investors
- Private debt funds
On the backs of strong universities and consistent government support for R&D, venture investment has thrived in Canada, rising nearly fourfold this decade. Download our report to read why Canada has now stepped squarely into the global spotlight.
In our mid-year update on Healthcare Investments and Exits, were seeing a healthcare landscape that’s performed surprising well, against the backdrop of Covid-19 pandemic. Read the report to get our analysis and outlook for the rest of 2020.
Jason AtkinsCEO of 360 Insights
"We’ve worked with SVB for more than three years now and they are a true partner. They understand our business, create opportunities for us to connect with other technology companies and investors, and provide flexible and innovative financing solutions."
Kirk SimpsonCEO of Wave
"Silicon Valley Bank clearly understood technology startups, having dealt with them so often. And that’s very different from the traditional Canadian banks, which have played very little in this space, if at all."
Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) announced the appointment of Paul Parisi as its new Head of Canada. In this role he will provide leadership and strategic oversight for all of Silicon Valley Bank’s activities in Canada, including business development, operations and corporate governance.
- July 23, 2020 - CNBC Big pharma companies partnering with start-ups: Silicon Valley Bank More
- July 14, 2020 - Company News SVB Financial Group Announces Latin America Growth Lending Fund with Partners for Growth and IDB Invest More
- July 14, 2020 - Company News Venture Capital Fundraising and Investment Dollars Remained Healthy Through 1H 2020 Amid Slowdown in Exits and Deal Count Due to Impacts of COVID-19 More
- June 22, 2020 - Client News Clir Renewables secures C$1.7m debt facility with Silicon Valley Bank More
- June 16, 2020 - Company News Silicon Valley Bank Hires Mark Rohrwasser as Chief Information Officer More
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