Welcome to SVB
Nordic Region

Local presence, global experience. Specialised solely on the Innovation Economy.
News & Announcements

The latest from SVB

Stay up-to-date on what’s happening across the innovation ecosystem.
SVB UK – Nordic team update
SVB UK, including all of the bank’s Nordic regional operations, is part of HSBC and we are continuing to serve our clients as usual.
Presence in Sweden
SVB expands in the Nordics with new presence in Stockholm, Sweden. The move will support Nordic innovation businesses and investors, while boosting SVB’s footprint across Europe.

We work with companies just like yours in the Nordics region

From Series A to corporate, we have helped these leading innovators by providing a mix of business strategy support and lending solutions.

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Dedicated Nordic tech lending and growth experts


Relationship Managers that know the tech landscape as well as your industry and will work with your company at every stage.

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Sebastian Penn
Managing Director, Nordics
Sebastian manages the Nordic offices of Denmark and Sweden and markets lending services to companies from series A to corporate in the technology and life sciences sector.
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Stephen Lowery
Managing Director, VCRM
Stephen is a passionate advocate for European innovation, building strategic relationships with the investors and ecosystem builders who are critical to the ongoing growth of the ecosystem. 
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Maria Bo
Vice President, Nordics
Expanding SVBs presence in Denmark and Sweden, Maria focuses on marketing lending services to startups and high growth companies and works closely with VC and private equity firms in the Nordics. She is passionate about supporting the growth of the startup ecosystem in the Nordics.
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Maria Ljungberg
Director, Nordics
Maria Ljungberg is the Director of Silicon Valley Bank Sweden and is focussed on building out Silicon Valley Bank’s presence in Sweden.

Moving bold ideas forward, fast.

SVB addresses the unique needs of innovators in the Nordics through lending services to help increase their probability of success.
Build smarter and scale faster

Capitalise on business opportunities, raise money, protect equity and grow globally.
Strategic experience in global expansion

US expansion is often a top priority. It’s the largest commercial market, and the global leader in venture-backed financing.
Knowledge and insights to power growth

Gain from our unique insights, experience and know-how learned from building companies from startup to unicorn status.

Key products and services to help you grow

Corporate & Leveraged Finance
Growth Lines & Credit Lines
Mezzanine Loans
VC Intel & Connectivity
Venture Debt
Sector Specific Expertise

Nordics offices


Matrikel 1
Højbro Plads 10
1200 Copenhagen


Mäster Samuelsgatan 36

We help support businesses at every stage

With over 35 years of experience, SVB has products, services and deep expertise that can help support your business as you strive to reach the next stage of growth.
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Core banking and financial services whether you are an early stage startup or scaling to Series A.


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Banking and financial services for managing cash flow and helping you gain traction to meet key milestones for Series B rounds and beyond.


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Comprehensive banking and financial services to help your company scale, go global or plan for a buyout.