Hardware and Frontier Tech

We help deep tech and hard tech innovators break new ground in creating the future, now.

Industries we serve

Consumer electronics
Digital health
Hardware infrastructure
Immersive technology

A leader in hardware and frontier tech

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Work with our dedicated hardware and frontier tech team

For the past 40 years, we've supported companies like yours with a relationship-first approach and tailored financial solutions to help you bring your ideas to life. Reach out to one of our experts for a one-on-one conversation.

Banking solutions built for hardware and frontier tech innovators

From business checking to debt financing, we have financial solutions to meet your company’s unique needs.
Business Checking
Banking services that grow with you so you can focus on what matters most.2
Payments and Business Credit Cards
Explore business cards and seamless payment solutions that scale as your business grows.3
Digital Banking
Simple, secure and intuitive. Designed specifically for how innovators run their businesses rather than how banks operate.
Liquidity Solutions
Build capital and fuel growth with cash management strategies that that scale with your needs.4
Venture Debt and Working Capital
Custom financing for companies with capital-intensive needs and unique go-to-market timelines to deliver on your strategic objectives.3
Hardware-as-a-Service Lending
Finance infrastructure and hardware acquisition and capital expenditure with debt options that create a more stable and predictable revenue model.3
Global Payments & Foreign Exchange
Enable cross-border payments and risk management with sector-specialization advisory teams to facilitate global payments and FX advisory.5
Seed Lending
Seed and pre-seed companies with venture backing can apply for SVB Seed Stage Venture Debt — a resource designed to help seed and pre-seed companies early in their development.3

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The State of Hardware-as-a-Service

Our proprietary research and insights show the resilience of climate tech amid an otherwise challenging innovation market. 

Explore hardware and frontier tech insights

Read the latest news, insights and proprietary research to help as you work to accelerate your company’s growth.
State of the Markets H1 2024

Our proprietary research and insights on investment and valuation trends show how the innovation economy is navigating the current market environment.

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Supply chain tech: How warehouse automation enables faster fulfillment

The need for warehouse automation is high. Retailers are using supply chain tech such as robotics to stay competitive with ecommerce giants like Amazon.

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AR/VR Headset Industry Face Headwinds, but Startups Continue to Innovate

AR/VR for the enterprise is emerging as its own ecosystem. In this blog, we’ll unpack some of the big headlines surrounding headsets and feature several founders innovating in this space.

Case Study
Meeting climate challenges with ocean drones

Saildrone is the world leader in providing ocean data solutions with autonomous surface vehicles. Read the case study to learn more about this technology company and how SVB supported the company with tailored solutions at different stages of growth.

Case Study
Revolutionizing construction with fully autonomous heavy equipment

Built Robotics builds robots that build the world. Read the case study to learn more about the hardware company and how SVB supported the company’s innovative technology with tailored solutions to accelerate its growth at every stage.

State of Hardware-as-a-Service

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.

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Robots for hire: Three hardware technology growth trends

SVB blog on how manufacturing, computing and hardware trends are driving wider new technology adoption.

HaaS webinar: 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.

The Future of Climate Tech

SVB’s Future of Climate Tech report looks at the latest climate tech and cleantech venture capital investment and fundraising trends helping us achieve net-zero.

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Data strategies: Transforming atoms to bits

Three distinct data strategies are focused on expanding opportunities for data extraction, data refinement and data distribution.

Blog | Corporate Venture Capital Insights
The web3 disruption: Corporations want a piece of the action

Learn how corporations are scrambling to get their foot in the Web3 door, whether they choose to invest, partner, build or buy.

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.

The State of Fintech

Silicon Valley Bank state of fintech report provides insights into fintech investments, growth & exits. Read the report to know more about fintech industry trends in 2022 & 2023.