Twist Bioscience
San Francisco, CA

Global Life Science & Healthcare

We help companies advancing the future of healthcare scale effectively at every stage of growth.

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Our Expertise

 
Biopharma
HealthTech
Medical Devices
Healthcare Services
Diagnostics and Tools

We work with companies just like yours
 

Our clients consist of the top companies and investors across key sectors of life sciences and healthcare.

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

Over 80

global life science and healthcare experts in SVB offices in North America, Europe, and China

 

Our global footprint provides insight into and access to markets, companies, and investors not accessible otherwise for clients to learn from and engage to improve their business.

Katherine Andersen
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Head of Life Science & Healthcare Relationship Banking
Katherine serves as Head of Life Science & Healthcare Relationship Banking and sits on the board of SVB's joint venture in China, SPD Silicon Valley Bank.
Michael White
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National Head of Business Development
Michael is the National Head of Business Development and Managing Director for Silicon Valley Bank's Life Sciences Practice.
Ben Johnson
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National 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.
Anne Woods
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Managing Director, Life Science & Healthcare
Anne leads SVB’ relationship with companies in Canada’s life science market and thrives on supporting these companies as they effect the next breakthrough.
Nooman Haque
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Head of Life Sciences & Healthcare
Nooman leads a team dedicated to supporting early, growth-stage and established EMEA and multinational businesses in all sectors of life sciences.
Jonathan Norris
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Managing Director
Jonathan provides banking and lending opportunities as well as spearheads strategic relationships with many life science and healthcare venture capital firms.
Matt Gibbs
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Head of CipherBio
Matt leads CipherBio, which helps founders raise capital and gain funding insights. Matt leverages 20 years of financing and building innovative companies.

Grow with confidence

 
The financial stress of unpredictable development timelines, regulations and reimbursement cycles can stand in the way of innovation and growth. SVB has the insights, guidance, and resources to help you scale effectively at every stage of growth.
 

Connect to the global SVB network

 
We have deep connections throughout the life science and healthcare ecosystem. They include healthcare providers, payors, large corporates, biopharma, growing companies, promising startups and a full-range of investors to help support you along the way.
  • Meet the VCs we work with
  • Find your next hire through SVB's exclusive job board
  • Get introduced to specialized service providers
 

SVB Leerink

 
We leverage our combined knowledge and experience to empower our clients to make well-informed strategic decisions that create opportunity to improve human health. 
  • Define and achieve their strategic, capital markets and investment objectives
  • Offering market intelligence and strategic advisory
  • Drive connections with management teams and institutional investors
 

CipherBio

 
Our global community helps life science entrepreneurs and startup CEOs raise capital from the right Venture Capitalists.
  • Access to investing data based on indications
  • Access to discover and navigate the life science ecosystem
  • Ability to explore how your science is interconnected
 

SVB in China

 
Tap cross-border border expertise on China healthcare through our joint venture, SPD Silicon Valley Bank.

Healthcare Investments and Exits Mid Year 2020
 

In our mid-year update on Healthcare Investments and Exits, were seeing a healthcare landscape that’s performed surprising well, against the backdrop of Covid-19 pandemic. Read the report to get our analysis and outlook for the rest of 2020.

They understand the value of relationships. They wanted my business when Twist was nobody.
Emily Leproust Co-Founder & CEO at Twist Bioscience Client since 2013 Learn more
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Sophisticated solutions tailored to your lifestage

 
 

SVB Startup Banking

The banking, tools and access to reach your next round faster. Learn more
 

SVB Leerink

SVB Leerink is a leading investment bank, specializing in healthcare and life sciences.  Learn more
 

SVB Asset Management

Helping high-growth clients achieve their investment objectives through exercising fiduciary care as a trusted advisor. Learn more

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Insights from SVB Industry Experts

 
Proprietary insights to keep leaders on the cutting-edge of their sector and industry.

Life Science Investors Adjust To Global Challenges

 

Q&A with David M. Sabow, Group Head of Life Sciences, Client Funds and Bank Products

 

Tips for Taking Your Healthcare Business to China

 
 

Get regular updates from SVB’s healthcare practice