the smarter banking choice for growing technology companies®
We provide uniquely flexible financing solutions to companies in a wide variety of technology sectors. At every stage of growth — from inception through IPO and beyond — we are a leading financial resource to companies in Silicon Valley and across the nation who are focused on bringing new technologies to market.
Focused on Entrepreneurs
We believe in the risk takers, the game-changers and the disrupters — those committed to leveraging innovation to make the world a better place. And because we ourselves are entrepreneurs, we understand firsthand the challenges faced by young startups, allowing us to solve problems that other banks can’t even see. Entrepreneurs will drive the future economic growth of our economy — Bridge Bank provides the financial solutions to enable their success.
Private Equity and Venture Capital Networks
Bridge Bank is deeply rooted in the business community, and highly networked with firms throughout the country who provide venture capital and private equity investments to companies seeking the financial resources to grow. We’ve partnered with a wide range of investors on deals of various sizes, from mergers and acquisitions to corporate buyouts and IPOs. Yet, we remain committed to building relationships that endure beyond financial transactions.
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Unique Debt Financing Solutions
It’s not just the financial products we offer that make us unique, although our capabilities match or exceed those of larger institutions. Rather it’s the way we custom-tailor financial solutions to each client’s unique situation that makes Bridge Bank different than any other financial resource.
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When You Need a Banker, Not Just a Bank
With roots in the Silicon Valley, our bankers understand the business banking tools and solutions tech entrepreneurs and startups need throughout all stages of the growth cycle.
Mike Lederman of Bridge Bank's Technology Banking Group joined the Founders & Friends podcast to talk about common challenges tech companies face when they look for a banking resource. Listen as they discuss how a bank with experience in the sector can be an advantage to technology companies by providing unique lending solutions, making connections to other resources, and more.
Working Capital Lines of Credit. This flexible revolving line of credit may be utilized to support increasing assets in a growing company. Lines may be formula-based or non-formula-based depending upon your business needs, and may help conserve cash and improve relationships with suppliers.
Equipment Financing. Bridge Bank provides term loans to finance purchase of equipment, acquisition of product lines or business operations, tenant or leasehold improvements, permanent additions to working capital, and to refinance existing debt.
Bridge Loans. Bridge loans provide short-term working capital that will bridge a company to a well-defined liquidity/equity event.
Growth Capital/Venture Debt. Allows companies to leverage their equity capital while adding “runway,” thereby providing the dual benefit of reduced dilution and the potential to achieve greater step-ups in valuation between equity rounds.
Corporate Credit Cards. A line of credit can be established for the purpose of issuing individual corporate credit cards. This allows for effective control of corporate purchases, travel and entertainment expenses and provides management complete flexibility in issuing and canceling cards as needed.
Asset-Based Lending Solutions. In keeping with our mission to accommodate a client’s unique needs, we offer asset-based lending in addition to traditional corporate banking solutions.
Other Financial and Cash Management Solutions
Checking and Money Market Accounts, Funds Transfer, Foreign Exchange and Currency Hedging, Business eBanking (full suite of online banking services), Smart Deposit Express (remote deposit), Bridge Investment Services*, Merchant Card Services, Lockbox, Global Cash Management, and more.Merchant Services are provided by TransFirst, a TSYS Company under an agreement with Western Alliance Bank. *Nondeposit investment products are not insured by the FDIC, are not obligations of, or guaranteed by Bridge Bank or Western Alliance Bank; and will subject the purchaser to investment risk, including possible loss of the principal amount invested.
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Let us know if you'd like to connect.ow.ly/GqxL30heGRQ - about 2 months 5 days ago Markets look to the Fed, ECB, and BoE for signals ahead of the next year.Tax reform hurdles weigh down the dollar, as growth lifts euro. ow.ly/wm7w30gJGCf - about 2 months 3 weeks agoIt was wonderful meeting so many great friends at #PACTcapcon. Looking forward to connecting again soon!Day 2 at #PACTcapcon. If we didn’t get a chance to meet and chat yesterday, stop by and say hello!It was wonderful meeting some great new friends at #PACTcapcon today. Looking forward to meeting more of you tomorrow!Central bank decisions and a heavy docket look to shape this week's FX action. ow.ly/GUb030geH4R - about 3 months 2 weeks agoIf you’re attending #PACTcapcon 11/1 & 11/2, we want to meet you! Come say hello to Al Spurgin, Roger Klarmann, Kat… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… - about 3 months 2 weeks agoCan your business defend itself against cyber crime? #cybersecurity ow.ly/itLZ30gg7kp - about 3 months 2 weeks agoThis week's FX Commentary is here! westernalliancebancorporation.com/bridge-bank-ho… - about 3 months 3 weeks agoWe’re excited to have the head of our International Banking team, Ken Rosenberg, present at the International Consu… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… - about 4 months 1 day agoBridge Bank's International Banking Group has launched weekly FX Commentary on the global markets. Start your week… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… - about 4 months 2 days agoDon't miss the #Fintech boat, US administration to focus on industry comptitiveness according to @Nasdaq: bit.ly/2mVvnyZ - about 11 months 2 days ago@Fortune discusses how the VC funding gender gap is actually getting worse: for.tn/2nzP4sW - about 11 months 4 days agoWhat will determine the future of #fintech? According to @TheNextWeb, it’s #AI. Read more: bit.ly/2moerie - about 11 months 1 week agoAccording to @TheEconomist, private equity deals are heating up. Find out why here:econ.st/2m1sSZw - about 11 months 2 weeks agoJoin leading dealmakers for a live webcast on financing emerging growth companies w/ debt ft. Mike Lederman on 3/16 bit.ly/2m3JFKl - about 11 months 2 weeks agoBe sure to check out @Entrepreneur’s list of the top 12 #fintech companies to watch: bit.ly/2lQ4jA0 - about 11 months 2 weeks agoAn Indiana Senate panel has approved the advancement of a bill intended to reduce solar power incentives.bit.ly/2le7QFP - about 11 months 2 weeks agoWhat are the advantages of Regulation A+ venture capital? @Forbes has the answers here: bit.ly/2mctMoK - about 11 months 3 weeks agoAccording to @Nasdaq, renewable resrouces are among the top global trend creating invesment value this year: bit.ly/2kCVhCI - about 11 months 4 weeks agoCleantech venture capital is on the rise thanks to newfound market confidence. So what does its future look like? bit.ly/2lXvCFQ - about 12 months agoCEO Dan Myers discusses Bridge Bank growth and our approach to the current market, read more from TechFlash Editor,… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… - about 12 months 1 day agoCheck out the #cleantech startups that VCs have their eye on for 2017: bit.ly/2jYooot - about 1 year 1 day agoWhat does the future of clean energy look like under the Trump administration? @mercnews has the answers: bayareane.ws/2kAyNWF - about 1 year 4 days agoThe startup industry is headed internationally as more startups apply for funding. Read more on @Forbes bit.ly/2kALikZ - about 1 year 1 week agoAccording to @Bloomberg, #LifeSciences isn’t just thriving, it’s paving the way for new innovation. Read more: bit.ly/2kpAZOy - about 1 year 1 week agoClient @BuyerQuest demonstrates continued growth and innovation as they secure $4 million in financing bit.ly/2kazipW - about 1 year 2 weeks agoThe biotech era is not over yet. @TheStreet tells us how the sector will rebound with 3 key factors. bit.ly/2jfHhhK - about 1 year 2 weeks agoSilicon Valley, want to know what to expect under Trump’s administration? @Recode has the answers and more. bit.ly/2j5Oi9q - about 1 year 2 weeks ago@AppDynamics prepares to be the first #IPO of 2017...but it comes with a catch. @CNBC explains: cnb.cx/2iTzaHc - about 1 year 3 weeks ago