Melina Bergkamp


Melina Bergkamp is a director within SVB’s corporate relationship management group. Based in the Bay Area, she is responsible for fostering and deepening the bank’s relationships with corporate venture arms, corporate development teams and innovation groups, with a focus on consumer internet & retail. In this role, she connects emerging technology and life science startups with top-tier players at some of the world’s largest companies and venture capital funds.

Prior to joining SVB, Melina worked in strategy consulting for The Beacon Group, where she advised Fortune 500 corporations across the information technology, healthcare, industrial, and aerospace and defense sectors. During this time, her client engagements ranged from deep voice-of-customer and beyond-due-diligence exercises, to comprehensive market-sizing assessments and competitive landscape analysis. Melina holds a first class honors BSc degree in anthropology from University College London.

Melina was born in Colombia and raised between the United States and Europe. Fluent in English and Spanish and conversant in Dutch and French, she loves to travel and has lived on three continents – but now calls San Francisco home. She enjoys spending time skiing, hiking, and exploring the Bay Area outdoors in her free time.
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