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About the Author

Sonya Iovieno is Head of Venture & Growth Banking at SVB UK, where she supports high growth companies that have raised equity from Venture Capital Funds. Working with founders and their teams from Series A up to IPO, Sonya and her team provide debt capital to help companies scale and expand. She joined SVB in 2016 and has overseen the growth of the Venture & Growth business.

Sonya has almost 25 years of Corporate and Commercial Banking experience, working with FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 companies. Before her current role, she was responsible for new business origination with Mid-Market companies at Lloyds Bank.