Bio from the Bayou

Short conversations about connectivity, business development, innovation, entrepreneurship + commercialization in the Biotech Ecosystem. Originating f…
Jan 3rd, 2024 | 20:49

Episode 24: Silicon Valley Bank and Working with the Gulf South (Pooja Majmudar, PhD)

Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has been an important financial resource for startup companies and is now backed by the 125-year-old First Citizens Bank. Pooja Majmudar, PhD, SVB’s Director of Startup Banking, explains her non-linear career path, how she works with startup companies at SVB, and the kinds of services SVB can provide to startups. She also describes the ecosystem of collaborators and strategic partners that SVB has built for entrepreneurs. Episode hosted by Elaine Hamm, PhD. This episode was recorded at Bio on the Bayou, the annual event in New Orleans showcasing academic science, biotech, and startups from the entire Gulf South region.