Steven Pipp is a Research Manager based in San Francisco, CA, responsible for leading capital markets research and data-driven analysis on the venture economies that SVB serves globally.
Steven is the author of SVB’s flagship State of the Markets report which addresses the most pressing questions facing late-stage technology companies and investors. These quarterly pieces draw on insights from thought leaders across SVB and have explored topics such as the rise of China’s innovation ecosystem, the effect of international tension on cross-border investment, and the influence of nontraditional venture investors.
Prior to his research role, Steven spent two years managing advisory and valuation engagements for venture-backed technology companies as part of SVB Analytics. Before joining SVB, Steven worked in Minneapolis, MN, as a consultant and entrepreneur developing business strategies and evaluating the economic potential for technologies at the intersection between agriculture and energy.
Steven earned a Master of Science in Finance from Boston College and a Bachelor of Science Business from the University of Minnesota. In addition, he holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.