Hardware & Frontier Technology

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Subsector Experience

  • Applied Robotics
  • Transportation
  • Connected Home
  • Semiconductors
  • Aerospace
  • Consumer electronics

We help innovators tilt the field in their favor

Hundreds of bold and disruptive companies choose to bank with SVB.

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in client funds entrusted with SVB’s Hardware and Frontier Technology Group.

New complex technologies stretch possibilities and pose unprecedented financial and banking challenges. With SVB, you’ll have a trusted advisor with strategic guidance and product support every step of the way.

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Ann Kim
Sector Head and Managing Director
Ann leads our Frontier Technology group and focuses on VC-backed high-growth companies in aerospace, transportation, robotics, IoT and virtual reality.
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Austin Badger
Managing Director
Austin Badger, managing director at Silicon Valley Bank, heads up a team within the Frontier Technologies practice.
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Cody Nenadal
Managing Director
Cody supports frontier and emerging tech companies with insights, advice and connections to help them better optimize their cutting-edge technologies.
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Joe Restagno
Managing Director
Joe is an experienced resource and brings over twenty years of experience in helping emerging technology companies at all growth stages.

Experience the SVB Difference


We offer strategies and solutions to support the financing1 of capital-intensive advancements, R&D investments as well as global expansion—as you strive to scale and lead the next generation of innovation.

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Connect to the SVB Network


Advancing any technology takes keen vision and timely execution.  We have industry experience and connections that span 35 years to help your business.

  • Financing1 and banking solutions
  • Deep relationships with the venture community and corporate innovation arms
  • Position your company with a broad range of investors
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Global Payments

SVB has the global access, flexibility and capability to help your business meet international payment needs efficiently.
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Investment Management²

SVB works with high-growth clients across the innovation economy to help them achieve their investment objectives efficiently.
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Foreign Exchange³ Services

SVB offers a full suite of FX products3 and advisory services that can help your business strengthen partnerships, manage risk and grow globally.
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Global Trade Finance Services

Access finance for domestic and international transactions while focusing on meeting your company’s working capital, balance sheet and efficiency targets.

Insights on the trends and key metrics driving HaaS

SVB, with support from Eclipse Ventures, presents the State of HaaS report – an industry overview of investment trends and key performance indicators for the emerging hardware-as-a-service sector.
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"Working with SVB is always a pleasure. The level of service, and the way they truly understand the startup journey, makes it easy to get things done, and that supports growth and speed in more than one way."

Meirav Oren
CEO at Versatile
Client since 2018

Sophisticated financial solutions to help your business grow


Venture Debt

Explore debt solutions to help build value and extend your runway — while minimizing equity dilution. Learn more


Finance your hardware acquisition and capital expenditure with debt options that give you initial capital to deploy against recurring contracts.

Working Capital Support

Finance your working capital cycle within industries that have longer collection periods.
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Insights from SVB industry experts

Read the latest news, insights and proprietary research to help as you work to accelerate your company’s growth.
State of HaaS Report
Discover the latest investment trends and important key metrics for the emerging HaaS model with Silicon Valley Bank’s state of hardware-as-a-service report. Click here to read the full report.
The Metrics that Matter in the Evolution of Hardware
Explore SVB's Evolution of Hardware webinar and hardware-as-a-service report to gain visibility into funding and investment industry trends.
Blog | Hardware & Frontier Technology
Robots for hire: Three hardware technology growth trends
Robots for hire: Three hardware technology growth trends. SVB blog on how manufacturing, computing and hardware trends are driving wider new technology adoption.
Blog | Venture Capital Insights
Tech trends 2022: VC activity and lessons from past downturns
Venture Capital Trends: Here’s an article about how the tech startup investment landscape has shifted in 2022. Read about VC investment trends & lessons from past downturns.
Blog | Raising Capital
Construction tech startups: The VC funding journey
With the growing innovation of construction tech industry, it remains a promising area for VC investment over the long-term. Read to know more on the VC funding journey for construction tech startups.
Blog | Corporate Venture Capital Insights
The web3 disruption: Corporations want a piece of the action
Amid a fragmented VC landscape, corporate venture capital firms and emerging managers increasingly see each other as valuable partners.
FX can play an increasingly important role in IPO readiness
Currency management can help to rein in costs-- potentially resulting in cash conservation and longer runways.
Blog | Raising Capital
SaaS investment, valuation, VC activity: Top trends for 2022
After record VC investment in 2021, learn how declining late-stage valuation, early-stage M&A and corporate VCs are reshaping the SaaS sector in 2022.
Blog | Life Science & Healthcare
First quarter healthcare industry trends worth tracking
The article provides in-depth analysis of current healthcare industry trends for first quarter 2022 and the investment outlook for the rest of the year.