Fintech

Driving finance innovation forward. You have the concept, we deliver the banking.

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Subsector Experience


  • Alternative Lending
  • Blockchain
  • Capital Market Technology
  • Insurtech
  • Payments
  • PropTech

Join the bank of choice for fintechs
 

Together we’re building the future of finance.

 
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68%

of the Forbes Fintech 50 bank with SVB

 

Our bankers leverage decades of combined real-world experience. (2021 UK)

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Craig Fox
Director, Fintech
Craig leads a team focused on providing banking and lending solutions to venture capital funded companies in the Financial Technology sector across EMEA.
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Michaela Brady
Vice President, Global Markets
Michaela works closely with founders, C-level executives and investors to help them strategise the best paths forward for their businesses.
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Thomas Easterby
Director, Corporate Finance
Thomas Easterby is a director in the corporate finance team at SVB UK, based in the UK Branch in London.
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Clare Mitchell
Vice President
Clare supports clients from Seed to Series A. She is passionate about ensuring access to finance as a fundamental human right and works closely with companies that are driving real change.

Make Next Happen Now - Jump start your business

 
The banking, tools and access to help you reach your next round faster.
 

Focus

 
We specialise in the Innovation Economy. It's what we've done for nearly 40 years. It's what we know. Start with us and we'll take you from Ambition to Beyond Imagination.
 

Connections

 
With nearly 40 years in the industry, we are well connected to key players in the tech ecosystem with experience in supporting companies from start up to unicorn status. 
What we do: 

Leverage our relationships with VCs, Accelerators & Investors
  • Founder and investor networking events
  • Corporate connections
  • International businesses seeking tech partners 
 

Knowledge

 
Growing a startup is hard work and there's a lot of specialist knowledge involved. In addition to our experts, we've curated a set of content programmes that will support you through your key milestones.
What we do:
  • Receive guidance and insights about growing your startup
  • Webinars with experts
  • Regular "Meet the Investor" VC sessions

State of Fintech


Fintech is taking the financial industry by storm. Our report provides an overview of the current state of the fintech landscape including a view into investments by geography, fintech sectors, exits and revenue as well as a spotlight on payment facilitation.

State of the Markets EMEA H1 2021


2021 has seen a dramatic rebound with record venture capital investment into Technology and Life Science companies in Europe in the first half of 2021.
Key fintech takeaways include:
  • Fintech and E-Commerce companies form the majority of Unicorns in Europe
  • UK fintech received one of the largest rounds of VC funding in H1 2021
  • Wise, formally TransferWise, exited via IPO with the largest UK based valuation of £8bn
  • Fintech leads the German VC push

SVB supports Wise in its ongoing growth


In May 2021, SVB provided Wise, formerly Transferwise, a new £160m capital facility to refinance existing debt. 
"Innovation in financial services is making positive impacts on consumers, corporations and the world. SVB is helping power the future of finance."

Craig Fox
Director, Fintech
SVB, UK

Banking solutions tailored for innovation businesses

 
Whatever your stage of business, SVB has a comprehensive set of banking products and solutions that are designed to help support your business scale and grow for success. 
 

Cash Management Solutions

Effectively plan, monitor and manage your cash with our range of solutions.  Learn more
 

Financing Solutions

Fund your growth cost-effectively whilst maintaining control. Learn more
 

Foreign Exchange

Leverage tailored strategies to manage currency exposure and volatility. Learn more
 

Venture Debt

Fund more time, resources and progress - while minimising equity dilution. 
 

US Expansion

Our connections enable smooth expansion into a top global market.

Are you ready to kick-start your journey with SVB?

 

Let's make financial services better - together.
Current client? Contact your Relationship Manager to learn more.

Become a client

We go beyond banking solutions to support your success

 
Leverage our connections, expertise, and resources to help you, as your business accelerates towards its upward growth trajectory.
 

Networking and Roundtable Events

Opportunities to network with your peers, investors and industry icons by attending SVB dinners and happy hours that are open exclusively to SVB clients.
 

Product Support

Take advantage of our treasury management expertise to learn about options, so you can help determine what might work best for your company – whether how to finance growth or to position yourself to attract investors. Learn more
 

Events

Access to gain valuable connections, insights and key learnings for your business and industry at exclusive SVB curated client events. Learn more
 

Market Risk Solutions

Services available that can support your business as you look for options to help protect your international revenues, move money across borders safely and cost-effectively, and help manage your risk. Learn more

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.



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