Access to Talent

More than an open door, an invitation for founders, funders and companies to connect with top women, Black and Latinx talent – advancing inclusivity across the innovation economy.

SVB unlocks a powerful network of partners - connecting you with greater opportunity to diversify your board, jump-start careers, offer valuable experience or create a more inclusive culture.

bolster@ 1 x

Bolster: Scale and diversify your executive team and board

An on-demand executive talent marketplace to help companies accelerate growth by connecting them with experienced, highly vetted, and diverse startup executives and board members. SVB Financial Group is an investor in Bolster.

theBoardlist: Change the ratio in the boardroom

An online talent marketplace addressing gender parity in the boardroom and connecting private and public companies seeking qualified corporate board directors with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
the Boardlist@ 1 x
Valence@ 1 x

Valence: Recruit, retain and promote Black professionals

A novel platform and community dedicated to unlocking the global combined power of Black professionals to create massive economic and social progress.

Year Up: Source motivated entry-level talent

A workplace program designed to empower young adults by helping them move from minimum wage jobs to meaningful careers, with tailored training to meet workforce needs.
Year Up@ 1 x
Pathstream Graphic 604 x 464

Pathstream: Preparing students for high-demand digital skill careers

Pathstream partners with leading technology companies to build digital skills career programs delivered through university partnerships. Their programs are for anyone who wants to learn digital skills to advance their career.

To learn more about Catalyst 2045, download our DEI Report or email us.

Download our DEI Report



Stay up to date on the latest Catalyst 2045 news, events, and ways to engage with our work. You can also email us at