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Startups; Technology
October 13, 2015 Posted by
Before joining SVB, Zac Townsend and I spent the last 2.5+ years working with banks around the world to open public APIs. In coming onboard, we wanted to share some best practices for creating a great API banking experience.
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Startups; Technology
October 13, 2015 Posted by
Increasingly, SVB’s customers are asking for ways to interact with the bank in a high-speed, automated, fashion–via API. With API banking we aim to deliver a set of services that allow our customers to interact with the bank securely, programmatically, at high speed and with little (or no) manual intervention.
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Capital Access; Global Edge; Startups; Technology; Asia
September 15, 2015 Posted by
Currency and stock market jolts aside, the Chinese innovation sector is coming into its own, and increasingly looking west to the U.S. for new markets and startup investments to bolster technology know-how.
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FX Outlook; Global Edge; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital
September 08, 2015 Posted by
On August 24th, a day that is now being referred to in China as Black Monday, Shanghai's main share index closed down at 8.5 percent, its biggest decline since 2007.

Powerful global reaction. Traders in all financial markets around the world reacted violently to China’s sell-off and seemed to re-focus on what had been three fairly well-established and unsettling concerns: (1) a weakening economy in China; (2) falling oil prices; and (3) uncertainty with interest rate increases by the Fed.

Is the panic over or not? With the U.S. dollar on a roller coaster ride for much of August, many have lost confidence in the dollar’s underlying trend of strength.
U.S. labor data is difficult to forecast. This week’s non-farm number will be the last jobs report before the FOMC meeting (Sept 16-17).
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Advisories; Global Edge; Technology; Venture Capital; South America
July 27, 2015 Posted by
Andy Tsao, director of Latin America for Silicon Valley Bank, discusses the opportunities and challenges that exist for entrepreneurs and investors in Mexico's innovation economy in this contributed article in TechCrunch.
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Analytics; Technology
July 16, 2015 Posted by

    As seen in  Global Corporate Venturing , July/August 2015 issue. Most of us are fascinated by virtual reality. Who hasn’t cringed about being virtually stuck in the 1990s of The Matrix or dreamed up their own “destinations” for Star Trek’s Holodeck? Now, the promise of VR appears to be growing closer to, well, reality. Recently, Silicon Valley Bank brought together VR hardware and software developers, entertainment companies, academic researchers and 60 investors to pollinate ideas for moving VR from fiction to fruition.

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Startups; Technology
June 18, 2015 Posted by
A look back at Silicon Valley Bank's recent Virtual Reality event bringing together hardware and software developers, entertainment companies, academic researchers and 60 investors to pollinate ideas for moving VR from fiction to fruition.
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Startups; Technology
June 09, 2015 Posted by
As part of Silicon Valley Bank’s ongoing series of conversations with influencers in the innovation ecosystem around the world, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker spoke to Silicon Valley Bank CEO Greg Becker about the Massachusetts innovation economy.
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Analytics; Life Science; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital
June 05, 2015 Posted by
At a May 21s, 2015 event in Boston, Silicon Valley Bank and hack/reduce hosted an event for tech companies and investors to discuss the future of Big Data.
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Startups; Technology; Venture Capital
May 13, 2015 Posted by
Tracy Isacke, managing director of the SVB Corporate Venture Relationship Group, discusses the future of the Internet of Things (IoT).
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