Fenwick partner Ran Ben-Tzur discussed the impacts of SVB’s closure on the industry and venture-backed startups with Crunchbase News.
This month’s closure of SVB has left a sense of instability across the banking landscape and the full impacts are just beginning to be felt. The fall could result in the cost of capital for venture-backed startups to increase considerably as costlier private credit funds are likely to fill the void left by SVB's departure. With equity financings already becoming more challenging, a rise in the cost of credit will be damaging to the current fundraising environment.
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