The Muse
New York City, New York

Software & Internet

We offer financial and banking solutions as well as sector expertise to enterprise software, consumer internet and fintech companies.

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Subsector Experience

 
e-Commerce
e-Sports
Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
Cybersecurity
Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)
Software Powered Analytics

We work with companies at all stages of growth
 

Thousands of software and internet firms choose to work with SVB.

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

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software and internet experts at SVB help our customers succeed

 

Our bankers leverage their backgrounds as founders and advisors in the industry and have decades of combined real-world experience.

Ted Wilson
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Managing Director
Ted has considerable experience working with technology businesses as a lender, venture capital investor, business operator, investment banker, and consultant.
Alina Zinchik
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Managing Director
Alina focuses on providing lending and commercial banking solutions to corporate technology clients with over $100 million revenues in the Enterprise sector.
Marisa Phan
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Managing Director
Marisa leads the team on relationship banking and market strategy while leveraging her years of experience working with prominent enterprise software companies.
Adam Millsom
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Managing Director
Adam has over a decade of experience serving early-stage to corporate finance companies across an array of innovation tech sectors in a number of SVB regions.
Russell Follansbee
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Director
Russell serves SVB enterprise technology and cybersecurity clients across all stages- helping them scale efficiently with the right products and best practices.
Dennis Grunt
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Managing Director
Dennis specializes in partnering with both early and growth stage technology companies- providing them with highly structured banking and financial solutions.

Advice, products and services to help as you scale your business rapidly

 

SVB has helped some of the biggest software and internet companies as they have built their businesses, by providing the right mix of products, services, industry expertise and proprietary research.

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Connect to the SVB Network

 
We have been early advisors to companies across a wide range of software sectors for over three decades in the US as well as in global innovation hubs.
  • Opportunities to connect with VCs and investors that are important to your business
  • Access to explore and review mission critical talent options through SVB’s exclusive job board
  • Options for introductions to specialized service providers
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Events

 
Get help with valuable connections, insights and key learnings for your business and industry at exclusive SVB curated client events.
  • Founder’s Table
  • Finance Leaders Dinners
  • Elevate Data

State of the Markets Report Q1 2020
 

In our first report of 2020, we review the challenges and opportunities in a market entering the eleventh year of the longest bull run in history - with businesses and investors continuing to raise and invest capital at a record rate.
  • The past decade for venture in review
  • Prominent themes that defined the sector in 2019
  • SVB’s sector outlook for 2020

SVB has a network that is invaluable for entrepreneurs.
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Financial solutions¹ to help support the evolving needs of your business

 
 

Venture Debt

Structured financial solutions to help support your business with available time and resources as you strive to reach your next funding milestone – while minimizing equity dilution. Learn more
 

Growth and Working Capital

Help meet your short-term operating costs or fund your growth strategy.
 

Syndications

Finance your strategic initiatives with SVB, a market leader in mid-sized syndicated debt financing for innovation companies.
 

Corporate Cards

SVB corporate cards¹ are designed to help you better manage your spending and payments transactions, while you scale and grow your business. Learn more

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Insights from SVB Industry Experts

 
Read the latest news and insights on key developments that impact the software and internet industry landscape.

How to Take Your Startup Global: Q&A with Caitlin Haberberger

 

One CFO’s Key to Success: Understand People Before Numbers

 

Breaking Down A Startup Pivot Strategy

 

Tactical Tips for Managing Your Startup’s Cash Flow

 

How to Pick a Cofounder