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Jigar Patel

Vice President

Early Stage Banking

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Jigar is a Vice President in SVB's early-stage banking group in NYC, where he helps entrepreneurs with advice and resources necessary to grow their businesses and raise capital. Prior to SVB, he spent two years founding a fitness technology startup and a financial recruiting platform while pursuing his MBA at Columbia Business School. At CBS, he was the President of the Columbia Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO) and interned at AOL Ventures and NYC seed as a VC associate. He spent the previous 5 years developing and managing technology products for several Department of Defense and Intelligence agencies. Jigar also holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from University of Akron.

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