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Silicon Valley Bank, financial partner to technology and life science companies, their investors, and the wine industry, celebrates its 30th anniversary in 33 locations around the world on October 17, 2013. Conceived by Silicon Valley businessmen Bob Medearis and Bill Biggerstaff, the co-founders were looking for a way to serve the entrepreneurial technology community, which at the time lacked access to debt financing and banking services. Since its founding led by the company's first CEO Roger Smith, Silicon Valley Bank has grown to serve thousands of companies of all sizes and specialties and their investors through offices in five countries, and its wine division, one of the largest lenders to premium wineries in the West. Learn more at www.svb.com
The moderator Mike Sigal, the entrepreneur, advisor and start up coach for the Fintech Program. He is presenting his views on The new wave of fintech, the ending of Banking? Along with introduction, he says that he has spent last 7 years helping swift and its member banks learn how to work with a start up. He showed a chart created by Mackenzie to describe the predictable way, which is transformed by digital technology. When a new technology is invented, start ups are first to adopt them. Some of the new entrants have become new standards. They are not always winners but they set the standard. They show customers the way that the things could work, faster, easier and more conveniently. Ken Reese, the CEO at Elevate answers the question what disruption means in the world of Fintech? W...
"Tech companies deposit about seven times the amount that they borrow. And at Silicon Valley Bank, recalls CEO Ken Wilcox, the methodology his venture has used to invest these excess deposits is a micro-history of commercial banking itself. Learn the lessons of the bank's lending in the 1980's to 1990's, and its investment in real estate developers and under-served niche markets. Learn also how these plans failed to provide financial stability long-term."
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Welcome to Silicon Valley This 8th Session of Jovenes Professional Talks will approach several topics that may affect your decisions when you decide to move to the Bay Area or even if you have been here for some time now. Whenever you move to a different country, some issues may seem impossible to understand. In this session, the panel discussion and our moderator will approach everything you need to know while making this transition. Some of the topics are: establishing credit history understanding how taxes affect you, and financial planning. Panelists: Hugo Manzano-Gomez: Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Sarre Baldassarri: CPA MST Tax Partner at G.C. Consultants, INC. Vincenzo Mitolo: Vice President Business Development at Bank of the West Moderator: Jordi Argen...
"Under Ken Wilcox's tutelage as CEO, Silicon Valley Bank has cashed in on a winning hand. He added a broker dealer of money market accounts to their existing commercial banking services with huge success. The bank now focuses exclusively on technology clients (save for a few holdovers from the premium wine vertical), and they've expanded their product suite to cater to this unique market appropriately. The institution altered its efforts to retain larger customerslonger, and worldwide."
Talk Title: Can Silicon Valley be a Meritocracy when it leaves out half of our population? Vivek Wadhwa is a Visiting Scholar, School of Information, UC-Berkeley; Director of Research, Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, and Exec in Residence, Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University; Senior Research Associate, Labor and Worklife Program, Harvard Law School; Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Halle Institute of Global Learning, Emory University; and faculty member and advisor at Singularity University. He helps students prepare for the real world; lectures in class; and leads groundbreaking research projects. He is also an advisor to several startup companies, a columnist for The Washington Post and Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and writes occasionally for several in...
In the wake of a financial crisis, how is peer-to-peer lending reshaping the finance industry? Panel discussion at Silicon Valley Forum's conference The FinTech Revolution: Banking on the Future on September 24th, 2015. Panelists include: - Tom Green, Lending Club - Sam Hodges, Funding Circle - Eric Thaller, Prosper Marketplace - Joanne Bradford, SoFi - Moderator: Peter Renton, Lend Academy
LIGHTNING TALK on Fraud & Compliance – Where the Future Begins given by Anatoly Kvitnitsky, Trulioo at Silicon Valley Forum's conference The FinTech Revolution: Banking on the Future on September 24th, 2015.
FinTech Through the Lens of Venture Capital - who is capitalizing on the Fintech revolution? Panel discussion at Silicon Valley Forum's conference The FinTech Revolution: Banking on the Future on September 24th, 2015. Panelists include: - Simon Yoo, Green Visor Capital - Colleen Poynton, Core Innovation Capital - Dana Stalder, Matrix Partners - Pat Grady, Sequoia Capital - Moderator: Arvind Purushotham, Citi Ventures
Decentralized Worlds - Regulations, Policy, & Innovation Panelists includes: - Veronica McGregor, Partner, Goodwin Proctor - Yang Chu, Senior Manager of Innovation, Deloitte & Touche LLP - Mike Lempres, Chief Legal and Risk officer, Coinbase, and Mayor of Atherton - Jack Saba, Managing Partner, Day One Investments - Moderator: Daniel Cawrey, Co-Founder, Pactum Capital Panel discussion held at Silicon Valley Forum’s The FinTech Evolution: Banking on the Blockchain, hosted by Swissnex San Francisco, on May 30th, 2017. Learn more at www.siliconvalleyforum.com.
Alternative currencies have captured our imaginations, and new possibilities are emerging. How is this disrupting the banking industry? Panel discussion at Silicon Valley Forum's conference The FinTech Revolution: Banking on the Future on September 24th, 2015. Panelists include: - Adam Draper, Boost VC - Marwan Forzley, Align Commerce - Brock Pierce, Blockchain Capital - Catheryne Nicholson, Blockcypher - Moderator: Marco Santoro, Pillsbury Law
Focusing on the cutting edge of big data and the impact to the financial world by data-driven decision-making, predictive modeling, and more.The challenges and opportunities facing the finance industry due to the growing influence of new technologies. Panel discussion at Silicon Valley Forum's conference The FinTech Revolution: Banking on the Future on September 24th, 2015. Panelists include: - Sofya Pogreb, True Accord - Eric Poirer, Addepar - Gurjeet Singh, Ayasdi - Moderator: Deborah Magid, IBM Venture Group
We had the pleasure of interviewing Sam Hodges, Co-founder & US Managing Director, Funding Circle @ The FinTech Revolution: Banking on the Future about how the marketplace lending is affecting the finance industry.
"Building great corporate culture is more than just metaphors; it's what motivates a winning team. Most people at corporations in the US are unhappy, says Silicon Valley Bank CEO Ken Wilcox. But the organization can craft apleasant and productive environment by hiring diverse and intelligent people and keeping them onboard. Knowing how to work together under an organization's guiding principals is critical. Past experience in commercial banking is not."
Credit Suisse moving tech banking head Wah to Silicon Valley Credit Suisse Group AG is moving the global co-head of its technology, media and telecom group to San Francisco from New York, bolstering its Silicon Valley investment banking presence in anticipation of more deals in the sector, two sources familiar with the move said on Thursday. http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/businessNews/~3/ENL_pTuczFo/story01.htm http://www.wochit.com
How Blockchain Technology Will Disrupt The Banking Industry Panelists includes: - Dominic Williams, President/CTO of String Labs, Chief Scientist of DIFINITY - Benjamin Lozano; Founder and CEO, San Francisco Stock Exchange - Mathieu Soulé, Senior Strategic Analyst, L'Atelier BNP Parisbas US - Eric Rosenthal, VP of Business Development, ABRA - Moderator: Jason Zaler, FinTech Partnerships Lead, PwC Panel discussion held at Silicon Valley Forum’s The FinTech Evolution: Banking on the Blockchain, hosted by Swissnex San Francisco, on May 30th, 2017. Learn more at www.siliconvalleyforum.com.
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The challenges and opportunities facing the finance industry due to the growing influence of new technologies. Panel discussion at Silicon Valley Forum's conference The FinTech Revolution: Banking on the Future on September 24th, 2015. Panelists include: - Zac Townsend, Standard Treasury - Ankur Arya, Braintree - Jamie Armistead, Bank of the West - Mike Dinsdale, DocuSign - Moderator: Dean Nicolacakis, PwC
Are we one step closer to a wallet-less future? Panel discussion at Silicon Valley Forum's conference The FinTech Revolution: Banking on the Future on September 24th, 2015. Panelists include: - Alex Davidov, Core Innovation Capital - Bill Gajda, Visa - Derek Webster, CardFlight - Moderated by: Greg Kidd, Shift Payments Advances in technology are having a vast impact in the financial markets, with disruption occurring everywhere you look. Alternate financing and innovations in payment systems and financial services are gaining traction and transforming the status quo. Online platforms are decentralizing investments and access to capital. The impact of big data analytics is representing a large disruption in the financial world. Security remains a crucial issue to financial institutions, w...
Natalia Karayaneva, CEO & Co-Founder of Propy gives a presentation on how blockchain can be used within Real Estate. Presentation held at Silicon Valley Forum’s The FinTech Evolution: Banking on the Blockchain, hosted by Swissnex San Francisco, on May 30th, 2017. Learn more at www.siliconvalleyforum.com.