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Updated May 14, 2022

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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great culture!

    May 13, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Love the culture and benefits. I don’t feel like just a number here.

    Cons

    Pay is not great comparatively and very understaffed

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    The best way place to work with amazing teammate and clients

    May 10, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    *work life/balance *flexibility *amazing benefits *great peers and leadership *interesting and engaging role *the best clients *employee stock purchase of plan is phenomenal *very generous bonuses *maternity leave and other swanky benefits.

    Cons

    There is no formalized training program. This adds more responsibility to the existing team to train.

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  3. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Amazing place to work

    May 11, 2022 - Director 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    Talented people with entrepreneurial spirit. Very collaborative environment.

    Cons

    No cons I enjoy working for SVB

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Great Place to Work

    May 3, 2022 - ADP Associate 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great people, culture, and management. Overall awesome company.

    Cons

    Salaries could be a little higher

    1 person found this review helpful
  5. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Awesome place to work

    May 1, 2022 - Senior Manager IT 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Benefits, culture, technology are all amazing

    Cons

    None to share at this time

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    SVB

    May 2, 2022 - Senior Associate in Boston, MA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Company culture is excellent compared to the rest of the industry.

    Cons

    Work/life balance is not even across teams

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  7. 3.0
    Current Employee

    n/a

    May 5, 2022 - Risk Analyst 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    ability to work from home most of the time (for now)

    Cons

    incompetent executives who have to justify their existence by moving departments around for the fun of it.

    2 people found this review helpful
  8. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Amazing job

    Apr 21, 2022 - Analyst in Tempe, AZ
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    I love it my manager is dope

    Cons

    Sometimes people get angry at me

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Development-focused work culture

    Apr 22, 2022 - Senior Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Positive work culture focused on development and personal career growth.

    Cons

    Occasionally slow to invest in new tech/resources

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  10. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Average

    May 3, 2022 - Associate in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good hours, great people, and cool clients

    Cons

    Average or below average pay for industry

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Silicon Valley Bank Reviews FAQs

Silicon Valley Bank has an overall rating of 4.2 out of 5, based on over 812 reviews left anonymously by employees. 86% of employees would recommend working at Silicon Valley Bank to a friend and 90% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Silicon Valley Bank employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.1 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Silicon Valley Bank. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

86% of Silicon Valley Bank employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Silicon Valley Bank 3.8 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.5 for culture and values and 3.9 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Silicon Valley Bank to be benefits, culture, coworkers and the cons to be career development, senior leadership, management.

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We’re excited to unveil the rebrand of our four businesses — Silicon Valley Bank, SVB Capital, SVB Private and SVB Securities — under the brand name SVB. As SVB President and CEO Greg Becker noted in our announcement today, “We have evolved far beyond our roots as a commercial bank for startups. As we approach our 40th year in business, we are using the brand “SVB” to better reflect the full power of our suite of services.” As the financial partner of the innovation economy, SVB helps individuals, investors and the world’s most innovative companies achieve their extraordinary outcomes.
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Delivering Comprehensive Financial Services to the Innovation Economy, SVB Financial Group Rebrands to Reflect Growth
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