Between 2014 and 2017 as an Associate on SVB's Entrepreneur Banking team Faisal advised and managed a portfolio of pre Series A, angel/seed funded start-ups.
Prior to this he assisted Series A funded hardware, infrastructure and enterprise software companies with a host of banking needs such as cash management, FX, and more. He also seeked to add value in ways that went beyond the traditional; including finding trusted partners to help clients with 409a valuations, office space, and temp-CFO's.
Previously, Faisal was an Associate with SVB Securities (SVBS) where he traded Fixed Income and Money Fund investments for the Bank’s clients. He advised clients with excess balances of $1 million to $5 million on SVBS investment opportunities. As an SVBS Associate he also ran the daily OBS Sweep Repo service. At the time Faisal held both the FINRA Series 7 and 63 licenses. Faisal joined Silicon Valley Bank in 2006 as an Operations Specialist focusing on east coast VC and PE clients.
Faisal earned a B.A. in History from San Jose State University.
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