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Growing the Innovation Community

Stifel Announces Significant Expansion of Venture Banking Business Former SVB Bankers Added to Further Support Innovation Ecosystem Clients

Stifel Bank is committed to supporting the Innovation Community.

Learn how our entrepreneurial culture and long-term vision make Stifel the right banking partner for Founders and Companies.


Collaboratively Delivering Stifel's Capabilities to Clients

We launched our Venture Banking practice in 2018. Focused on seed stage through late stage, our Venture Bankers deliver valuable banking resources and capabilities to clients, focusing on technology and healthcare sectors.

How We Help Clients:

FDIC Coverage from Stifel Bank

We offer expanded coverage for Companies and Funds in our Insured Cash Sweep (ICS) Program with up to $240 million in FDIC-coverage per insurable capacity.

Get to Know Stifel

Founded in St. Louis in 1890, Stifel has grown into a global financial services firm with over 9,000 associates serving clients with Wealth Management, Investment Banking, Capital Markets, Research, and Banking Services.

The depth of our Firm’s capabilities allow us to go further for clients; we collaborate with Stifel and KBW Investment Banking teams and Stifel Wealth Management, working with companies and individuals across their asset management needs. Our Firm’s strength in these practices is enhanced by our leading equity research and sector expertise.

Stifel’s leadership longevity has driven the entrepreneurial culture of our firm, empowering associates to deliver for our clients through collaboration, innovation, and ingenuity. These collective efforts are demonstrated by the growth of our firm, our financial strength, and our nimble approach to opportunity. Stifel has completed more than 30 accretive acquisitions since 2005.

The Strength of Stifel:

Strong financial rations, positioning us well for the future:

  • Annual global revenue in excess of $4 billion
  • Conservative balance sheet supported by $5.3 billion in shareholders’ equity
  • 27% insider stock ownership aligns firm and associate goals
  • Equity capital ratios well in excess of regulatory requirements
  • Approximately $400 billion in client assets under management
  • Investment grade rated by S&P and Fitch

Stifel's Banks are built on a solid foundation:

  • $30 billion in assets funded by Wealth Management, Institutional, and Bank clients
  • 85% of deposits are FDIC Insured

All Stifel Company data as of 3/31/2023 unless noted.

Connect with us to learn how we can help you find success.

The Venture Banking landscape has forever changed. The solutions and opportunities for clients from a single source have evolved into a more diverse spectrum where clients need to choose both stability and opportunity. Stifel Bank is committed to serving the Innovation Community.

Meet our Stifel Venture Banking and Fund Banking team.

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