Four players in the banking industry spoke about what they are doing to offer startups and investors new alternatives in a post-SVB world.
When Silicon Valley Bank imploded in March, Sam Heshmati wasn’t naive enough to think that First Republic Bank — where he had worked for more than a decade and helped launch their startup prac
Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines.
When Silicon Valley Bank collapsed in March, a flurry of startups rushed to step in to help fill a gap in the startup and venture capital community. One of those startups, Mercury, in particular found
Mauricio Costa was inspired by stories about the bank's demise and is giving them a gospel and hip-hop treatment in a new musical.
The collapse of SVB does bring new opportunities for venture debt lenders, but they aren't interested in SVB's early-stage strategy.
Venture debt, in many ways, used to be an afterthought. But in the post-SVB world, raising this kind of debt is going to look very different.
VCs don't think venture debt is going away anytime soon, but five investors said getting it now will look different than before.
Welcome to The Interchange! If you received this in your inbox, thank you for signing up and your vote of confidence. If you’re reading this as a post on our site, sign up here so you can receive
In the wake of FRB's collapse, founders and investors continue to wonder: Where is the best place to protect important assets?
Hello, and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This week Mary Ann, Natasha and Alex were especially chat
When Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse was first unfolding, a belated disclosure colored some of the chaos: The bank spent most of last year without a chief risk officer, and the one who left sold more
Three key areas of proposed intervention by the SEC offer examples of why the venture community should be paying attention:
Spend management company Airbase found itself trying to access its own funds while also helping customers make payments through Silicon Valley Bank during the bank's collapse.
For Israeli entrepreneurs, the prospect of rising pressure on the country's credit rating made banking diversification a more pressing issue.
The past year has been tough for startups and investors, but at least Silicon Valley Bank's downfall isn't likely to make it materially tougher.
First Citizens has agreed to buy Silicon Valley Bank, the California lender whose collapse sent shockwaves through the financial sector.
It's essential to consider this moment as an opportunity to start banking with some of the few Black-owned banks.
When it came to emerging managers, SVB went beyond just banking resources. These young VCs hope that support isn't lost.
This week, some of my colleagues took a deep dive into the effects on consumers, businesses, banks, investors, etc. — all over the world — showing just how connected the startup ecosystem really i