Bank with us. We'll bank on you.

You’re part of the Techstars community – well done! As you build your startup, we invite you to join the SVB community as well. We’ve helped many Techstars startups accelerate their growth.

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Free checking for 3 years

Enjoy free unlimited wires, bill payments and mobile deposits for a limited time. There are no monthly maintenance and transaction fees. See terms and conditions for requirements.1

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Up to 5.10% annual percentage yield on qualifying balances

Help make your money last longer with our Startup Money Market Account. Like with a savings account, eligible clients earn up to 5.10% APY on deposits of $4 million or less — so you gain a longer runway. Certain limitations and restrictions apply.2

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2X unlimited rewards  

With the SVB Innovator Card, earn 2 points for every $1 spenton all your purchases. Be more efficient with travel and expense management tools and controls. Plus, count on venture-friendly benefits such as no personal liability and no annual fee.

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Accepting payments

Increase cashflow by accepting payments for sales, invoices, subscriptions and recurring billing with our Merchant Services offerings. Manage orders and create an integrated checkout experience on your website or in your app with flexible APIs. And keep the cash flowing with next-day funding.

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Global growth services 

Our team is here to support your global growth ambitions with market entry advice, introductions and more across Europe, Latin America, Israel and the Middle East, North Africa, and the Asian Pacific Area, including India, China, Australia and New Zealand.

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Curated partner offers

SVB clients gain access to deals on partner software and services that startups need such as workforce collaboration, infrastructure, talent and more.4

Private Banking at SVB for Startup Founders

It’s never too early to think about wealth planning.

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Private Banking at SVB for Startup Founders

It’s never too early to think about wealth planning.

1 min watch · November 3, 2022

SVB helps you navigate your business and personal financial future

Silicon Valley Bank understands your unique personal needs as a founder in the innovation economy — because we bank the innovation economy.  
Our private bank division caters to the unique needs of founders like you. It is never too early to start thinking about wealth planning to help you during the lean times as well as when your business and personal finances mature. 

Our numbers equal your success.


SVB was the lead investor in Techstars’ $42 million equity investment round.


Half of all venture capital-backed tech and life science companies in the US bank with SVB.*


A majority of US venture capital-backed companies that went public in H1 2021 are SVB clients.**
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Techstars and SVB share in the goal of helping founders grow and thrive.

David Cohen Chairman and Co-Founder Techstars

We’re ready for your liftoff.

Learn why many Techstars participants and alumni choose to bank with SVB.
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