Silicon Valley Bank


Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) is a financial services company that specializes in serving the needs of technology, life science, and venture capital companies. The bank was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley.

SVB offers a range of financial products and services to its clients, including banking, lending, treasury management, foreign exchange, and investment services. The bank has a strong focus on serving the needs of startups and high-growth companies, and has a track record of working with successful companies in the technology and life science sectors.

In addition to its traditional banking services, SVB also offers specialized financing solutions for startups and growth-stage companies. This includes venture debt financing, which allows companies to access capital without giving up equity or diluting their ownership stake.In addition to venture debt financing, SVB also offers other financial products and services that are tailored to the needs of startups and high-growth companies. This includes working capital financing, which helps companies to meet their short-term financing needs, and asset-based lending, which allows companies to use their assets as collateral for a loan.

SVB has a global presence, with offices in key technology and life science hubs around the world, including the United States, Europe, and Asia. The bank has a reputation for working closely with its clients and providing customized financial solutions to meet their unique needs.

Management Team (Germany)

  • Andrew Parker, Managing Director, Relationship Banking Germany
  • Dayanara Heisig, General Manager Credit, Risk and Compliance, SVB Germany
  • Phillip Lovett, Head of Structured Finance EMEA and General Manager Relationship Banking of SVB Germany Branch
  • Damian Polok, Vice President, Relationship Banking Germany

Facts and Figures

No. of companies funded 
Current fund capacity€xx million
Funds deployed€xx million
Active sinceXXX
Typical loan sizeUSD x – xx million
Financial covenants0
Geographical focusEurope
Funding stagexx

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