SVB Capital

Opening doors to innovation

SVB Capital offers a deeply interconnected investment platform providing limited partners with access to the most innovative companies and fund managers.

SVB Capital: Your gateway to the innovation economy

Leverage the power of SVB’s history and relationships in technology, life sciences and venture capital. Through our relationships with more than 50%* of all venture backed companies in the US, and with funds and corporations across the globe, SVB Capital’s family of investment solutions give you unmatched access to this unique asset class.
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SVB Capital invests in the most successful fund managers and portfolio companies in the Valley and beyond.

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Accel v3
Engineering Capital
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Index Ventures
Kleiner Perkins
Pivot North
Ribbit VC
Spark Capital
Zetta Venture Partners

Featured managers are the venture capital funds to which SVB Capital has made primary commitments in the last 24 months. Some firms are not included for confidentiality reasons. The featured managers have authorized SVB Capital to use their company name and logo; however, this does not imply an endorsement or testimonial as to SVB Capital or its services. All third-party marks above are the property of their respective owners. As of 11/20/2020.

SVB Capital by the numbers


20+ years

investing in the innovation economy

$8.8B AUM

across our funds

Assets under management (AUM) as of 06/30/2022

760+ unicorns

across our fund strategies

Unicorn count as of 07/29/2022

30+ team members

with extensive venture capital industry experience

Why SVB Capital?

Based on the nearly four decades that SVB has been deeply immersed in Silicon Valley and other global innovation hubs, SVB Capital is uniquely positioned to capitalize on the best opportunities in technology, life sciences and venture.

Experienced Team

Our investment team brings more than 100 years of combined investment experience, together with extensive global professional networks and connections. 

Strong Returns

Deep commercial relationships with top tech and life science companies and venture funds, combined with proprietary data driving differentiated research, deliver consistent returns for our investors.

Advantaged Sourcing

Our connections in the innovation economy allow us to access scarce fund allocations in addition to direct equity allocations.

Global Reach

SVB Capital operates not only in Silicon Valley, but also in worldwide innovation hubs.

Depth and Breadth of Dataset

SVB Capital’s proprietary analysis allows us to identify outperforming companies, funds and influencers.

Commitment to Diversity

SVB Capital actively promotes greater inclusion in the innovation ecosystem.   

SVB Capital is one of our most value-added limited partners. Sequoia and I appreciate having them as an investor.

Doug Leone, Managing Member

SVB Capital received permission from the individual/company quoted to use the above solicited statement. Provided for informational purposes only. This information should not be viewed as investment, legal or other advice nor is it to be relied on in making an investment or other decision. You should obtain relevant and specific professional advice before making any investment decision. Past investment performance is not a guarantee of future results.

All companies listed above are independent third parties and are not affiliated with SVB Financial Group.

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Latest research insights

Family Offices Trends & Insights, Q1 2023

Family offices are making portfolio adjustments to adapt to volatile macroeconomic conditions and are expected to seek buying opportunities in 2023.

Venture Monitor Report Q3 2021

SVB’s Rob Freelen responds to questions about how large venture funds are growing larger and solo venture capitalists are writing substantial checks into startups at all stages.

State of the Markets Report Q3 2021

The innovation economy continues its record-breaking performance despite ongoing challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The State of CVC Report 2021

SVB partnered with Counterpart Ventures to debunk common myths about the Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) ecosystem.

Healthcare Investments & Exits Mid Year 2021

Economic activity in the healthcare market has translated into record venture fundraising in 1H 2021 hitting $47B.

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