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Vartika Ambwani

Vice President II

Silicon Valley Bank

Office


Professional Summary

Vartika Ambwani has extensive experience in various areas in the technology ecosystem and is an early FinTech leader. She’s currently a Vice President at Silicon Valley Bank’s FinTech Growth team which focuses on post-Series A venture-backed companies with annual revenues between $5M and $75M. Vartika is responsible for business development and portfolio management which involves sourcing and managing relationships with founders, C-level executives, VC/PE investors, Corporate VCs, and industry influencers. She also focuses on commercial lending which includes origination, structuring, pricing, and deal diligence for venture debt deals, and working capital lines including warehouse credit facilities.

Prior to SVB, Vartika led Operations at two late-stage (Series B and Series C) FinTech startups in San Francisco, California. Prior to FinTech, Vartika served in various banking roles in Toronto, Canada. In addition to industry experience, Vartika is actively involved in the startup community and serves as an Advisor/Mentor to several VC firms and accelerators including First Round Capital, 500 Startups, Alchemist Accelerator, and Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center where she advises founders/CEOs on fundraising, capital management, go-to-market, partnerships, product expansion, and growth strategies.

Vartika is a CPA, CMA (Ontario, Canada) and completed her degree in Business Management from Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada.