Our Expertise Corporate Venture

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SVB supports corporate VCs and innovation units looking to discover and evaluate tech and healthcare investments, while helping our large network of startups access larger enterprises as customers and partners.

Corporate VCs and innovation units


Whether your company is just dipping its toes in the water or is actively making investments in new ventures, our CVC team can be instrumental to your success. SVB sits at the heart of innovation in Silicon Valley, with more 50%* of all US venture-backed tech and life science companies and more than 2,500 funds as our customers. SVB has a unique vantage point and offers unmatched support to large corporates looking to discover and evaluate technology and healthcare investments.


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SVB Capital: Your gateway to the innovation economy

Leverage the power of SVB’s history and relationships in technology, life sciences and venture capital. Through our relationships with more than 50%* of all venture backed companies in the US, and with funds and corporations across the globe, SVB Capital’s family of investment solutions give you unmatched access to this unique asset class.

Connecting Corporates and Innovators across the ecosystem

The CVC team sits in the center of an ecosystem of investors, service providers and influencers that drive the growth of the most promising technology and life science businesses.

How we help

We act as a strategic resource to your team, to support and enhance your existing efforts.


Our proprietary data and knowledge of opportunities, trends, and best practices can support your deal flow and help you make strategic decisions with confidence.


Our experienced team puts the collective expertise of SVB’s hundreds of relationship bankers and advisors to work to support your learning and investment objectives.


Access our robust partner ecosystem of investors, entrepreneurs, and influencers by attending our events and benefitting from relevant introductions.

Commitment to Diversity

SVB is actively working to promote a more inclusive ecosystem, inside our company and across our community. With our extensive relationships, we can help you support and benefit from that diversity.

Latest Corporate Venture research and insights

Insightful research and BD intelligence for the corporate community

Family Office Report, January 2023

Family office (FO) venture portfolios are expected to seek buying opportunities in 2023.

The State of CVC Report 2023

For our third annual report, we surveyed nearly 20% of active global CVCs to gauge how they are responding to the changing investment landscape.

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