Volta is pleased to announce a strategic relationship with Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the bank of the world’s most innovative companies and their investors. This relationship provides the Volta community with more insight into the innovation economy, access to a network of investors and bankers and experienced startup mentors through startup-focused programming, and office hours, where Volta Residents will have access to 30-minute chats with experts quarterly. 

“We’re thrilled to partner with a company that focuses on providing insights, connections and financial services to technology and innovation companies around the world,” said Volta CEO, Martha Casey. “SVB has worked with some leading innovators, so they can provide knowledge and insights that will be extremely valuable for our Residents as they grow their companies and scale.” 

”We’re excited to formalize our relationship with Volta and provide mentorship to some of Canada’s leading startups,” said Laith Shukri, Senior Market Development Manager. “Volta has a strong reputation for supporting Eastern Canada’s startups. SVB and Volta are aligned in our missions to help innovative companies be successful.” 

Silicon Valley Bank, headquartered in Santa Clara, California, is dedicated to supporting the global innovation economy and has focused on helping address the unique needs of entrepreneurs, companies and investors in the technology and life science sectors for more than 35 years. SVB has served the Canadian market on a cross-border basis since 2000 and opened an office in Toronto in 2019. SVB provides a range of specialized financial services to Canadian clients such as Borrowell, HLS Therapeutics, Shopify, SnapTravel and Vanedge Capital. 

Our first startup focused programming collaboration includes the Silicon Valley Bank Boot Camp. Over a four-day period, members can look forward to learning from experienced individuals on finance-related topics, such as due diligence, board economics and more. 


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