Financing Strategy For Startup Founders

Please join us for a presentation and Q&A session with Mairead McNally and Ronnie Harris, Vice Presidents on Silicon Valley Bank’s Enterprise Software team. Learn about the current state of the private technology market, best practices for first time founders, and how to utilize venture debt to optimize your company’s financing strategy.

For more than 30 years, SVB has helped innovators and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. Today, we provide a full range of banking services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world, including 50% of all venture-backed tech and life science companies in the US.

Mairead McNally joined SVB in 2014 and has spent the majority of the past five+ years working with founders in the enterprise software space – from pre-revenue Seed companies to >$75MM high growth companies with their eyes set on IPO. Mairead has also spent time in SVB’s Israel office, where she worked closely with the venture debt deal team on lending opportunities in the region. As a Vice President on the Enterprise Software team, Mairead provides her clients with insights and resources to help fuel growth while also facilitating introductions into the unique network that SVB has to offer. She graduated from Stanford in June of 2014 with a BS in Science, Technology, & Society with a focus in Innovation and Organization.

Ronnie Harris II spent the first part of his career at Andreessen Horowitz as a Partner in the Market Development group. In his role at a16z, Ronnie helped entrepreneurs with go-to-market strategy, strategic business development, and sales-efficiency. At SVB, he gets the honor of providing educational and tangible resources to brilliant entrepreneurs that correlate to enterprise business growth. At Stanford University, Ronnie was a student-athlete who received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, while obtaining his pre-medical requirements and his Masters of Arts in Communication, focusing on social impact Virtual Reality.

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