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We are the financial partner to the businesses, founders and investors shaping the innovation economy.
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The latest from SVB UK

Stay up-to-date on what’s happening across the innovation ecosystem. 
HSBC Innovation Banking launches at London Tech Week
HSBC today unveiled HSBC Innovation Banking, which includes the former Silicon Valley Bank UK (SVB UK), as well as newly formed innovation teams in the US, Israel and Hong Kong.
Board Update
In becoming part of the HSBC Group, SVB UK’s Board will be expanding to accommodate three new Board members.
Silicon Valley Bank UK Update
For 14 years, Silicon Valley Bank UK (SVB UK) has been supporting the UK innovation ecosystem, becoming the partner of choice for start-ups, scale-ups, venture capitalists and private equity firms.
Blog | Raising Capital
When is Venture Debt right for your business?
Venture debt can provide valuable options for early stage businesses, helping to minimize dilution and enabling them to scale.
FX Navigator H1 2022
Rounding off another eventful year for currencies globally, markets brace for a higher interest rate environment.

We help support businesses at every stage

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


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

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


Key verticals and sectors

SVB UK is the go-to banking partner for founders, entrepreneurs and investors in the Innovation Economy and beyond.
Enterprise Software (SaaS)
Consumer & Frontier Tech
Life Science & Healthcare
Private Equity
Venture Capital

SVB UK's Values

We start with empathy for others
We speak and act with integrity
We embrace diverse perspectives
We take responsibility
We keep learning and improving

Advancing innovation for a better world


SVB is dedicated to the success of the innovation economy. More than ever, we need to be agents of change by taking care of what matters. We do this by helping promising companies and partners to innovate, thrive and create jobs, providing a culture where our employees can learn and grow, and together build a more just world. Our dedication to supporting evolving technologies enables us to contribute to creating a more equitable, low carbon, net zero emission economy.

See our latest Corporate Responsibility report to learn more.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We believe that SVB and the innovation economy benefit from people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, opinions and ideas.

Access to Innovation Initiative

Our Access to Innovation program imagines new ways to build a more diverse, equitable and accessible innovation economy.

Careers at SVB

It takes a certain kind of person to work here. We're passionate about making a difference, and helping our clients succeed.