SVB Startup Banking for Stripe Atlas Founders

Start with us early to help you jump start your business

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.


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
Claire Lee
Global brand Ambassador
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.
Andy Tsao
Andy Tsao
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.
Lewis Hower
Lewis Hower
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
Kamir Kothari
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
DeMarcus Williams
Managing Director
DeMarcus specializes in helping startups through solutions that focus on competitive research, trade-off analysis, business planning, and sourcing opportunities.
Andrew Oddo
Andrew Oddo
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
Jesse Bardo
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
Ben Johnson
Head of Early Stage Life Science
Ben is national leader of SVB’s Early Stage Life Science Practice. He focuses on building relationships with key centers of life science technology development.
Julia Figueiredo
Julia Figueiredo
Julia works with companies and provides solutions in areas like partnerships, market access and developing long-term marketing and sales strategy.
Priya Rajan
Priya Rajan
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.

Early Stage Hiring

Opportunities to find your next hire through our exclusive early stage job board. Learn more

VC Pitch Sessions

Pitch your startup for a chance to meet with leading VC firms.  Learn more

Exclusive offers for our clients

SVB clients save with handpicked tools and discounts^ from providers at the center of the tech ecosystem.
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3 Free Months of Payroll, Benefits, and HR.
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First 100 Payments or Invoices Free.
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Google Cloud

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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.

Proprietary Reports

Evaluate SVB proprietary research and analyses based on our extensive experience, network and dataset. Learn more

Peer Insights

Read advice from fellow founders, VCs, and advisors throughout our network. Learn more


Find exclusive life science fundraising data, connect with top accelerators and get latest industry insights. 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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