silicon valley bank

  • Adconion, the online advertising and content network, secures hefty financing from SVB

    Adconion Media Group, the online advertising and content syndication network, today has secured nearly £21 million in financing from Silicon Valley Bank, which provides loans to UK- and European-based technology companies at various stages of their development. The newly secured funds will be used to support both acquisition and “working capital requirements” to continue growing… Read More

  • 83% Of Startups Plan To Hire This Year (Up From 73% Last Year): Survey

    83% Of Startups Plan To Hire This Year (Up From 73% Last Year): Survey

    Silicon Valley Bank this morning released Startup Outlook 2011 (PDF), a survey of startup perceptions. The financial institution surveyed 375 U.S.-based, private, VC-backed software, hardware and cleantech companies, and found that startups are generally optimistic about current business opportunities and that they will continue to hire throughout 20111 to support the expected growth. Read More

  • Out Of The Box: Bloom Energy Debuts 'Electrons' Financing Service

    In a move that could be torn from the playbook of SolarCity, Bloom Energy introduced a financing service today called Bloom Electrons that could popularize its solid oxide fuel cells, and make clean energy more accessible to the owners and operators of commercial and institutional buildings. Through Bloom Electrons, power-consumers commit to a 10-year contract and set rate for fuel —… Read More