Silicon Valley Bank is a provider of financial solutions to entrepreneurial companies in the world. It is one of the operating businesses of SVB Financial Group. Founded in 1983, SVB Financial Group provides diversified financial services to emerging, growth and established technology companies and the life science, venture capital and premium wine markets. The company offers its clients commercial, investment, merchant and private banking, as well as value-added services. It serves clients around the world through 26 domestic offices and international subsidiaries in the United Kingdom, Israel, India and China and a network of relationships with venture capitalists in Asia, Australia, Europe, India and Israel.