Silicon Valley Bank (NASDAQ: SIVB) is a U.S.-based high-tech commercial bank with offices in a number of other countries. The bank has helped fund more than 30,000 start-ups. SVB Financial is the holding company for the bank. The company focuses on lending to technology companies, providing multiple services to venture capital and private equity firms that invest in technology and biotechnology, and also on private banking services for high-net-worth individuals, in its home market in Silicon Valley. In addition to taking deposits and making loans, the bank operates venture capital and private equity divisions that sometimes invest in the firms commercial banking clients. By June 2009, the bank was third in market share in the San Jose, California area, with deposits in the region of $7.1 billion, an 8.11% share of the market. A year earlier it was ranked No. 7, with $4.5 billion in deposit, a 5.67% share.
Highest paying job titles at Silicon Valley Bank include Software Test Engineer, Vice President Banking, and Software Developer