Global Gateway

Helping entrepreneurs and investors in emerging innovation centers with a mix of banking services and global market entry advice and introductions.

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Technology companies, entrepreneurs and venture capital funds in emerging markets.

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Global banking and emerging markets experts


Banking experts that know your region as well as your industry and will work with your company at every stage.

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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.
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Julia Figueiredo
Julia is the Director responsible for the Latin America portfolio and launching the Miami office for Silicon Valley Bank’s startup banking.
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Priya Rajan
Managing Director
Priya provides international market entry advice and introductions between cross-border companies, entrepreneurs and venture capital funds in emerging markets.
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Sara Rona
Director – Australia & New Zealand + Global Channel Partnerships
Sara Rona is a director of Startup Banking for Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and is the market lead for Australia and New Zealand.

Explore our global banking services

Startups need a world-class a range of banking, lending and investment solutions to compete globally.

SVB Edge

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 Learn more

Foreign Exchange Risk Services

If you do business internationally, you have currency risk. SVB can help protect your company against volatility across 90+ currencies.4

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Global Trade Finance

With our global experience and international networks, SVB offers trade finance that can help you navigate the complexities of cross-border business and find success in new markets. Learn More

State of the Markets Report

Latest views on the health and productivity of the global innovation economy

As we scaled from startup to global SAAS unicorn, SVB shared our "customer for life" vision

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Learn how SVB can help support you as you tackle emerging global innovation markets.

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Get actionable advice from our experts

Our experience and global network give us a unique vantage point and rich proprietary data.

The Rise of Global SaaS from India


Venturing into LatAm


The Indian SaaS Landscape


Protecting Intellectual Property: What Every Startup Founder Needs To Know


Brazil investors adapt the Silicon Valley venture model to fund growth


Data Insights: Non-Traditional datasets for currency


Webcast: Going Global In 2020- Insights For Innovation-sector Companies