SVB Startup Banking for Heavybit entrepreneurs

Start with us early to help you jump start your business
Heavybit benefits
 
Take advantage of benefits for Heavybit entrepreneurs.
No Foreign Transaction Fees
with your SVB Innovators Card.
2X Unlimited Rewards
Earn 2 points for every $1 spent with your SVB Innovators Card.
Office Hours
For 1:1 time with a Founder Success team member.
We understand startups like no one else.
 
 
Office Hours
Expert advice available for your company and industry segment in 1:1 sessions with a Founder Success team member.
 
Pitch Sessions
We offer a safe space for founders to practice with an advisor at the SVB office.
 
Investor Introduction
Leverage our connections with investors and founders at SVB organized dinners and 1:1 sessions.
 
Customer Introduction
Our Corporate Venture Capital program helps customers connect with investors and funding resources.
 
Group Events
SVB organized events, like our No BS breakfasts, Angels & Operators and Fundraising 101, provide access to expert advice and key connections across multiple industries.
 
Talent Acquisition
Opportunities to find your next hire through our exclusive early stage job board.
SVB Edge – Everything you need to help jump start your business
 
Pre-series A companies start with SVB Edge and get free checking,1 1.0% interest rate2 on savings, and 2X unlimited reward points on card purchases.3
 
Free Checking
 
Say yes to free unlimited wires, bill payments*, and mobile deposits.

Say no to monthly maintenance and transaction fees.
  • Unlimited free wires – including incoming, outgoing, domestic, international and all currencies
  • Multiple checking accounts available at no extra charge and an optional debit card4
  • No minimum balance requirements
1,*,4 See complete terms below.
 
2X Unlimited Rewards
 
Earn 2 points for every $1 spent with your SVB Innovators Card (unlimited cards).

Our startup business card also comes with venture-friendly credit approval.3

And no foreign transaction fees.
  • No personal guarantee, annual fee, or foreign transaction fees3
  • Cash rewards, plus travel, entertainment and more
  • Sync with QuickBooks, Expensify, Xero and more 
See complete terms below.
 
1.0% Interest Rate
 
Help grow your savings while you start your business.

Earn our competitive interest rate of 1.0%2 with our Startup Money Market Account.
  • No minimum balance requirements
  • No monthly maintenance fees
  • 1.0% interest rate for all balances under $1 million2
See complete terms below.

50

startup experts who have partnered with thousands of founders for over 35 years.

 

Our Founder Success team is made of former founders and investors, along with expert bankers. Together, we offer a unique client experience that provides insights, advice, connections and much more.

Claire Lee
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Head of Startup Banking
Claire heads our SVB Startup Banking team and has a long-standing track record of successfully working with founders, entrepreneurs and pre-Series A startups.
Lewis Hower
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Managing Director
Lewis has over a decade of experience in helping high-performance startups through specialized solutions in research, business development and investments.
Kamir Kothari
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Director
Leveraging his background as a venture investor and operator, Kamir brings deep insights and knowledge that can help early stage companies scale rapidly.
DeMarcus Williams
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Director
DeMarcus specializes in helping startups through solutions that focus on competitive research, trade-off analysis, business planning, and sourcing opportunities.
Andrew Oddo
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Director
Andrew specializes in helping early-stage founders with insights and advice in areas of fundraising, hiring, creating a go-to-market strategy and a tech-stack.
Jesse Bardo
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Director
Jesse capitalizes on his own experience as a founder to help other entrepreneurs as they turn their early-stage businesses into high-performance companies.
Ben Johnson
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National Head of Early Stage Life Science
Ben is the national leader of SVB’s Early Stage Life Science Practice.
Andy Tsao
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Managing Director
Andy facilitates cross-border opportunities, market entry and business expansion for tech companies in innovation hubs in the US as well as emerging markets.
Julia Figueiredo
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Vice President
Julia works with companies and provides solutions in areas like partnerships, market access and developing long-term marketing and sales strategy.
Priya Rajan
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Managing Director
Priya provides international market entry advice and introductions between cross-border companies, entrepreneurs and venture capital funds in emerging markets.
Guidance from real people with real-world know-how, not automated intelligence
 
Opportunities to connect with investors, customers and talent to help your company grow.
 
Founder Success Team
Practical finance and startup advice from our team of startup experts.
 
Curated Events
Meet investors and other founders at our local networking events.
 
Opportunities to find your next hire through our exclusive early stage job board. Learn More
 
Pitch your startup for a chance to meet with leading VC firms.  Learn More

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Data and insights that fuel your growth
 
Our experience, network, and data give us a unique point of view of what’s driving innovation.
 
Evaluate SVB proprietary research and analyses based on our extensive experience, network and dataset. Learn More
 
Read advice from fellow founders, VCs, and advisors throughout our network. Learn More
Giving is better than getting
 

We help create the conditions for innovation. Through our values-driven programs, we help the communities in which we work and live – which nurtures a better startup world for everyone.

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