When SVB Financial Group’s banking unit Silicon Valley Bank opens a branch or office or j/v here, we will know that S’pore has made it into the Silicon Valley ecosystem. It has juz opened its first int’l branch: in London. It will target Britain’s technology, life science, private equity and venture capital sectors
Silicon Valley Bank counts Cisco Systems, Mozilla and Pinterest, among its US clients.
Silicon Valley Bank also has offices in Israel, India and is expected to open a joint venture bank in China with Shanghai Pundong Development Bank.
When it comes to town, bang balls KennethJ, TJS, TRE, TOC, E-Jay, SDP etc. But don’t worry guys, it’ll be a long time, if ever, before the PAP government’s rhetoric becomes a reality*. In tomorrow’s post, I’ll link to stories which show how competitive Vietnam is becoming in software development to places like India, and that even Cambodia, with an American’s help, can use the internet get into a global biz competing with China and India.
*I mean juz see the BS around the comment made on LSD use, and on sex between adults juz because they are not married. So intolerant.