Get to know us.

For nearly 40 years, SVB has helped innovators and their investors move bold ideas forward fast. Today, we provide a range of financial services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world.

We're at the intersection of innovation and capital

  • Hardware & Infrastructure industry - SVB is a tech bank with support for startup banking and startup business loans

    Hardware & Frontier Tech

  • Software and Internet industry - SVB offers tech startup funding and tech financial services including tech M&A

    Software & Internet

  • Life Sciences & Healthcare industry - SVB is a leader in Healthcare funding, healthcare banking and life science banking

    Life Science & Healthcare

  • Climate technology & sustainability industry - SVB is proud to offer energy venture and energy banking services to support renewable energy investment

    Climate Technology & Sustainability

  • Private Equity and Venture Capital - SVB offers a variety of venture debt and PE offerings to innovation and tech startups seeking M&A and IPO exits


  • Premium wine industry - SVB supports wine growers with startup business loans, startup capital, and wine industry research regularly

    Premium Wine Banking

Helping high-growth companies navigate at every stage

Building your business at every stage

  • Startup banking starts here with access to SVB's startup capital and secured business credit card


  • Small business bank accounts, business checking accounts and virtual card numbers are all part of the SVB 'gaining traction' set of offerings

    Gaining traction

  • Corporate bank accounts, commercial loan rates and commercial cards with SVB ensure your ready for the next move

    Building for scale

Our clients

50%* of all venture capital-backed tech and life science companies in the U.S.

60%** of U.S. venture capital-backed companies with an IPO 9/30/21 YTD

SVB loan portfolio

3%Startups (Revenue < $5 million)

97%Larger companies

* Approximate

** Based on PitchBook and NVCA Data

Where innovation can be found

Americas Europe Asia
  • SVB Financial Group’s offices
  • SVB Financial Group’s international banking network
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Financial highlights
Q3 2021**




**As reported on a consolidated basis for the period-end September 30, 2021

Nearly 40 years of industry leadership, making next happen now

Nasdaq IPO: SIVB
Began US Expansion to 15 states
Opened Israel office
Appointed Greg Becker CEO
Launched U.K. branch &
Opened joint venture bank in China
Opened Ireland office
Opened Germany office
Acquired healthcare investment bank Leerink Partners
Opened Global Delivery Center in India
Opened Canada office
Opened Denmark office
Acquired WestRiver Group's Debt Investment Business
Celebrated the 10th annual Tech Gives Back week of community service
Acquired Boston Private, a leading provider of wealth management, trust and banking services
Announced $11.2 billion, five-year Community Benefits Plan
Launched Nasdaq Private Markets with Nasdaq, Citi, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley
SVB Leerink launched technology investment banking practice
Bay Area Business Journals
Fastest-Growing Companies
Member of the
Equality Index
Best Banks in America