Bowery Farming
New York, New York

Energy & Resource Innovation

Silicon Valley Bank provides banking and financial services to help companies find commercial success as they develop technologies to meet society’s energy and resource needs more sustainably.

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Subsector Experience

Energy & Power
Agriculture & Food
Oil & Gas

We support clients who have become leading disruptors in the energy industry

Over 475 prominent clients in the energy & resource innovation sector choose to bank with SVB.

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*All companies above are independent third parties and not affiliated with SVB Financial Group.


companies creating efficiency and reducing the carbon footprint of the oil and gas sector are SVB customers


Our team has deep industry expertise and decades of real-world experience. With SVB, you will have a trusted advisor every step of the way.

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Dan Baldi
Market Manager
Dan manages client relationships in renewable and traditional energy as well as food and transportation technology with a variety of financial solutions.
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Jordan Kanis
Managing Director
Jordan specializes in crafting debt and banking solutions for companies focusing on renewable energy and storage as well as food and agtech at all growth stages.
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Kelly Belcher
Managing Director
Kelly is responsible for development of new business, strategy and oversight as well as cultivating the energy tech ecosystem throughout the ERI global practice.

Experience banking with industry experts


We offer banking solutions and sector expertise to help companies as they manage capital-intensive development cycles, competitive pricing pressures and product deployment costs.

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Leverage SVB’s Network

SVB has been providing financing and banking services to Energy & Resource Innovation companies for more than a decade. Our clients range from urban farms to energy-efficiency software developers that focus on increasing resource efficiency and reducing consumption.
  • Opportunities to meet the VCs and CVCs we work with
  • Opportunities to find your next hire through SVB’s exclusive job board
  • Access to receive introductions to specialized service providers
  • Private banking for executives, innovators and founders
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Project Finance¹

Take advantage of our deep experience in project financing. We offer specialized solutions for capital-intensive projects on a non- or limited-recourse basis.
  • Construction financing
  • Tax-equity bridge loans
  • Back-leverage and holding company level debt financing
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Hardware-as-a-Service (HaaS)

SVB understands the technology landscape better than many banks and helps hardware companies pursue opportunities at all growth stages.
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Global Payments

SVB has the global access, flexibility and capability to help your business meet international payment needs efficiently.
  • Industry payment specialization
  • Options of ERP and API Connections
  • Flexible payment options
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Investment Management

SVB works with high-growth clients across the innovation economy to help them achieve their investment objectives.
  • Responsive service
  • Customized strategy
  • Insights and industry reporting
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Foreign Exchange² & Trade Finance

SVB offers a full suite of FX products and advisory services that can help your business strengthen partnerships, manage risk and grow globally.
  • Make trades in all major currencies as well as many exotic ones
  • Make FX trades and payments, and track transactions using a single user interface
  • Open local accounts in international tech hubs with SVB partner banks

2020 Global Startup Outlook

In our 11th startup outlook report, we look at the health of the innovation economy from the perspective of entrepreneurs across key global innovation hubs.
  • Entrepreneurs remain optimistic for 2020
  • Venture Capital remains dominant funding source
  • Technology has lowered cost of entry
  • Access to talent / hiring remains key issue

SVB uniquely understands our business and the energy industry in which we operate and has been an important partner in Sunrun’s success.
Lynn Jurich CEO of Sunrun Client since 2014
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Sophisticated financial solutions¹ to help support your business growth


Venture Debt

Explore debt solutions that may help you build value as well as gain more time and resources to reach your next funding milestone — while minimizing equity dilution. Learn more

Mezzanine Finance

Augment your senior debt to help your business with market expansion, acquisitions, earn-outs, capital expenditures and much more.

Working Capital Support

Finance your working capital cycle within industries that have longer collection periods.

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Explore how SVB provides services that can help energy businesses efficiently scale at all stages.

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Leverage SVB’s connections, expertise, and proprietary research to help as you work to accelerate your company’s growth.

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