• The Next Big Thing in Biotech


    The future is built on connections–between people, between ideas, between companies. This is your all-access pass to conversations that are shaping the future. This is Next2.

  • Josh

    Jessica Green, co-founder and CTO of Phylagen, and Joshua Hoffman, CEO of Zymergen explore the difference between startup and corporate decision-making.

    Jessica spotlight

    Jessica Green, co-founder and CTO of Phylagen, discusses the advantages of a diverse workforce.

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    See all Next2 client stories, including Larry Cutler, Maureen Fan, Jessica Green, Zhengyu Huang, Emily Leproust, Kathryn Minshew, Frida Polli, and Mikkel Svane.

  • In this collection of stories from Silicon Valley Bank, titled Next2 POV, you will hear about how building a trusted team of partners and advisors is a prerequisite for success.


    At Silicon Valley Bank, we have conversations every day with technology visionaries who are shaping the future. We invited several clients on the frontlines to share their experiences and points of view on how to build a successful innovation company.

    In this collection of stories, titled Next2 POV, you will hear about the vision, passion and sheer grit necessary to get going, and how building a trusted team of partners and advisors is a prerequisite for success. Our goal is for these stories to give you insight and inspiration to move your big idea forward.

  • Spotlight - Skyward

    Jonathan Evans, CEO of Skyward, shares why his bank is more than just a lender.

    Spotlight - Jessica 2

    Jessica Green, co-founder and CTO of Phylagen, explains the benefits of banking with a partner who can expand your world.

    Spotlight - Mikkel

    Mikkel Svane, co-founder and CEO of Zendesk, talks about building a team that brings the experience you may lack.

  • Mikkel

    Mikkel Svane, co-founder and CEO of Zendesk, discusses why it’s critical to have a banking partner with resources that grow at your pace.

    Spotlight - Larry

    Larry Cutler, CTO of Baobab Studios and Zheng Yu Huang, CEO of ViewFind, discuss their approaches to failure and experimentation.

    emily spotlight

    Emily Leproust, CEO of Twist Bioscience, discusses the value of building relationships.

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