For the Bold. Driven. Unstoppable. Visionaries.

We are the financial partner to the businesses, founders and investors shaping the innovation economy.

Meet our CEO

Erin Platts now leads the newly subsidiarised Silicon Valley Bank UK as CEO, with intent to bring the power of the SVB platform to our innovative clients across the UK and Europe.

Supporting founders for nearly 40 years

SVB has helped many leading founders and innovators get started. We work with our clients through the ups and downs of growing a business.
Financial & banking services

Capitalise on business opportunities, raise money, protect equity, manage cash flows and global growth.
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Knowledge and insights to power growth

Gain from our unique insights, experience and know-how learned from building companies from startup to unicorn status.
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Strategic experience in global expansion

US expansion is often a top priority. It’s the largest commercial market, and the global leader in venture-backed financing.
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News & Announcements

The latest from SVB

Stay up-to-date on what’s happening across the innovation ecosystem. 
FX Navigator H1 2022
Rounding off another eventful year for currencies globally, markets brace for a higher interest rate environment.
SVB Q1 Financial Results Q1, 2022
SVB Financial Group has released its financial results for the quarter ending 31 March 2022.
State Of The Markets EMEA Report H1 2021
SVB's State Of The Markets EMEA H1 Report, analysing the growth of Europe's Innovation ecosystem in 2021.
Blog | Raising Capital
When is Venture Debt right for your business?
Venture debt can provide valuable options for early stage businesses, helping to minimize dilution and enabling them to scale.

Key verticals and sectors

SVB is the go-to banking partner for founders, entrepreneurs and investors in the Innovation Economy and beyond.
Enterprise Software (SaaS)
Consumer & Frontier Tech
Life Science & Healthcare
Private Equity
Venture Capital

We help support businesses at every stage

With over 35 years of experience, SVB has products, services and deep expertise that can help support your business as you strive to reach the next stage of growth.
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Core banking and financial services whether you are an early stage startup or scaling to Series A.


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Banking and financial services for managing cash flow and helping you gain traction to meet key milestones for Series B rounds and beyond.

svb corporate banking
Comprehensive banking and financial services to help your company scale, go global or plan for a buyout.


SVB's Values

We start with empathy for others
We speak and act with integrity
We embrace diverse perspectives
We take responsibility
We keep learning and improving

Advancing innovation for a better world


SVB is dedicated to the success of the innovation economy. More than ever, we need to be agents of change by taking care of what matters. We do this by helping promising companies and partners to innovate, thrive and create jobs, providing a culture where our employees can learn and grow, and together build a more just world. Our dedication to supporting evolving technologies enables us to contribute to creating a more equitable, low carbon, net zero emission economy.

See our latest Corporate Responsibility report to learn more.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We believe that SVB and the innovation economy benefit from people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, opinions and ideas.

Access to Innovation Initiative

Our Access to Innovation program imagines new ways to build a more diverse, equitable and accessible innovation economy.

Careers at SVB

It takes a certain kind of person to work here. We're passionate about making a difference, and helping our clients succeed.