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Another Notch for Niche Banking People often ask Greg Becker, the CEO of Silicon Valley Bank, about why we’re not in another dot-com bubble, like the one that burst in the year 2000. It’s an important question for a lot of the banking industry, not to mention Silicon Valley Bank. Silicon Valley Bank and its holding company, $191 billion SVB Financial Group, are devoted to serving the innovation economy and all its banking needs. It’s an entire ecosystem of venture capitalists and startups where SVB has honed its niche for nearly 40 years, as Editor-at-Large Jack Milligan writes in the…

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Naomi Snyder


Editor-in-Chief Naomi Snyder is in charge of the editorial coverage at Bank Director. She oversees the magazine and the editorial team’s efforts on the Bank Director website, newsletter and special projects. She has more than two decades of experience in business journalism and spent 15 years as a newspaper reporter. She has a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Illinois and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.

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