Welcome to SVB

Banking on Innovation

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Silicon Valley Bank has been working with innovative businesses in Europe for more than a decade. Marking the evolution of the tech scene, we will begin lending via our SVB Germany Branch in 2018.

Germany's vibrant technology and life science ecosystem is gaining key venture capital and private equity support. Silicon Valley Bank is excited to be part of this growing hub.

We provide financing to both innovation companies and their investors. Services include lending to growth-stage technology and life science businesses, and financing for acquisitions, buyouts and working capital.

Products and Solutions

  1. Accelerator and Growth
    Accelerator and Growth

    Looking to protect your company’s equity and raise capital to execute your strategy? Silicon Valley Bank offers various debt solutions that help you gain the greatest competitive advantage, including venture debt and growth loans.



  2. Buy-Out Finance
    Buy-Out Finance

    Access the capital you need for a corporate buy-out. We provide significant debt commitments with knowledge and expertise of the market and an efficient, partnership approach.



  3. Global Funds Banking
    Global Funds Banking

    Having a line of credit from Silicon Valley Bank helps your Venture Capital or Private Equity business to better manage capital calls and be more reactive in your markets.



  4. Corporate Finance
    Corporate Finance

    Augment your senior debt with mezzanine debt or a term loan to help you with market expansion, acquisitions, earn-outs, capital expenditures and more.




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We're hiring for our new German Branch in Frankfurt. Join a team that values diversity, innovation and helping our clients achieve success.

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If you’re running an innovation business in Germany and want to find new markets, US expansion is often a top priority. Established in California's Silicon Valley in 1983, SVB has offices in innovation centers in the US and around the world. Expanding to America? We can help.

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We are the only bank in Germany focused solely on the innovation economy. We work with the brightest minds in technology – and can help you move your big idea forward.

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Technology and Life Science Clients


VC/PE firms partner with us


team members support innovation in over 30 cities


of the 2018 CNBC Disruptor 50 list are SVB clients

Featured News

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The bank of the world’s most innovative businesses, enterprises and their investors announced today that it has been granted a lending licence from BaFin and will officially open its doors in Germany this summer.


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