Ben Fowler

Ben is currently Vice President of Strategic Partnerships where he works with YC, StartX, and Plug & Play founders to identify their needs and leverage SVB’s extensive network and resources with the goal of increasing their likelihood of success.

Before joining SVB, Ben spent his career developing deep operational experience both domestically and internationally as a founder, early employee, accelerator staff member, and Venture Capital consultant. He was previously on staff at StartX running their Corporate and Venture partnerships working with clients including Sequoia, Lightspeed, Microsoft, Ford, and others. Ben took his learnings from the Stanford community and founded a program in Singapore for regional entrepreneurs, scouted on behalf of an early stage fund, and participated as a mentor for Techstars.

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