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Raise Cache Sponsor, Benefiting hackNY

November 17, 2011 - Square 1 is proud to partner with Rebecca Zhou in sponsoring Raise Cache, a reception and fashion show at the NY State Armory in New York City, aiming to raise funds for hackNY.+ Read More

Welcome Groundwork Labs to Durham's American Underground

November 15, 2011 - Startup accelerator, Groundwork Labs, takes up residence in the American Underground in Durham's American Tobacco Campus. Square Roots VP, Zack Mansfield, is quoted in voicing the importance of an accelerator in this region.+ Read More

Square 1 Joins E&Y in Announcing 2011 VC Award of Excellence Winners

November 10, 2011 - Four entrepreneurial leaders from Stella & Dot, Hara, NxStage Medical, Inc., and LinkedIn Corporation, received the Ernst & Young Venture Capital Award of Excellence on Thursday, November 10 at Ernst & Young LLP’s 2011 Strategic Growth Forum in Palm Springs, CA. Square 1 Bank co-sponsored the awards, which were presented at a luncheon ceremony.+ Read More

E&Y Strategic Growth Forum 2011 Award Sponsor

November 9, 2011 - Square 1 is proud to sponsor the VC Award of Excellence at the E&Y Strategic Growth Forum 2011 on November 9-13th in Palm Springs, California.+ Read More

Square 1 Sponsors SEBIO Investor Forum 2011

November 2 - 3, 2011 - Square 1 is proud to sponsor the 13th Annual Southeast BIO Investor Forum 2011.+ Read More

Square 1 Bank Announces Sam Bhaumik as EVP

November 2, 2011 - Menlo Park, CA – Square 1 Bank today announced that Sam Bhaumik has joined the bank as an Executive Vice President and Head of Silicon Valley. Mr. Bhaumik will be a member of Square 1 Bank’s senior leadership team and brings more than 25 years of debt financing and investment experience. + Read More

Square 1 Announces $3.25 Million Credit Facility to Breckenridge Insurance Group

October 31, 2011 - New York – Square 1 Bank is pleased to provide a $3.25 million debt facility to Breckenridge Insurance Group, a specialty underwriting manager and wholesale insurance broker. Arsenal Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity firm, is an investor in Breckenridge Insurance Group. + Read More

Venture Atlanta '11 | Platinum Sponsor

October 25 - 26, 2011 - Square 1 is once again proud to support Venture Atlanta in sponsoring the conference on October 25-26th at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, Georgia. + Read More

Square 1 Announces $2.5 Million Credit Facility to Top Ten Imports, LLC

October 25, 2011 - Indianapolis, IN – Square 1 Bank is pleased to provide a $2.5 million debt facility to Top Ten Imports, LLC, a consumer product marketing company. The credit facility supported the acquisition of the company by Larsen MacColl Partners. Mezzanine financing for the transaction was provided by Penn Mezzanine Partners. + Read More

Square 1 Announces $6 Million Credit Facility to CoDa Therapeutics, Inc.

October 6, 2011 - San Diego, CA – Square 1 Bank is pleased to partner with CoDa Therapeutics, Inc. in providing a $6 million term loan. This financing comes on the heels of a recent $19 million fundraising that the company closed in April.+ Read More

NYVCA Ingenuity 2011 | Alley Sponsor

October 5 - 6, 2011 - Square 1 is proud to support NYVCA in sponsoring Ingenuity 2011 in New York, NY.+ Read More

NuScriptRX Secures $5 Million Credit Facility from Square 1 Bank

September 19, 2011 - Led by Council Ventures, NuScriptRX secured $13 million in financing including $5 million from Square 1 Bank.+ Read More

Square 1 Bank Announces $2.5 Million Credit Facility to ProfitPoint, Inc.

August 30, 2011 - Philadelphia, PA – Square 1 Bank proudly announces the extension of a $2.5 million credit facility to ProfitPoint, Inc., a leading provider of stored value and loyalty program solutions. + Read More

Square 1 Bank Announces $6 Million Credit Facility to Inogen, Inc.

August 23, 2011 - Santa Barbara, CA - Square 1 Bank proudly announces the extension of a $6 million credit facility to oxygen therapy innovator, Inogen, Inc.+ Read More

Local.com Secures $12 Million Credit Facility

August 4, 2011 - Square 1 is pleased to partner with Local.com in providing a $12 million revolving line of credit. Local.com is a leading online media company that connects local business with online consumers.+ Read More

Square 1 Client, Janrain Raises $15.5 Million in Funding

August 3, 2011 - Janrain, a Square 1 Bank client, annouced that it closed a $15.5 Million round of financing. + Read More

Razorsight Secures Funding

July 22, 2011 - Square 1 Bank client, Razorsight, raised up to $12 Million in Series B funding.+ Read More

Avisena Closes $2.5 Million of Debt Capital by Square 1 Bank

July 11, 2011 - Avisena announces the extension of a $2.5 Million debt facility from Square 1 Bank.+ Read More

Ligand Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Secures $10 Million from Square 1 Bank

June 29, 2011 - San Diego, CA - Square 1 Bank proudly announces the extension of a combined credit facility totaling $10 million to Ligand Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company based out of La Jolla, CA, who has used its drug development expertise to produce over 40 clinical candidates, 22 INDs, and five approved drugs.+ Read More

Phil Gager and Ella van Gool Join Square 1 Bank's Venture Capital Relationships Team

June 28, 2011 - Square 1 Bank proudly announces two additions to their Venture Capital Relationships team, a division in charge of developing and managing the bank’s relationships with the venture capital and private equity communities nationwide.+ Read More

Square 1 Bank Announces $6 Million Credit Facility to Validus Pharmaceuticals LLC

June 8, 2011 - Square 1 Bank proudly announces the extension of a $6 million senior facility to Validus Pharmaceuticals LLC, a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition and commercialization of effective branded and underutilized products in specialty therapeutic areas.+ Read More

Lendio Secures $2 Million in Debt Financing from Square 1 Bank

June 2, 2011 - Square 1 Bank provides $2 Million in financing to Lendio, a service that matches small business owners with lending sources.+ Read More

Where Should I Bank My Start-Up?

May 18, 2011 - Eric Boggs, Founder & CEO of Argyle Social, shares why he banks at Square 1.+ Read More

MAVA Capital Connection '11 Sponsor

May 12 - 13, 2011 - Square 1 is once again proud to sponsor the Mid Atlantic Venture Association (MAVA) Capital Connection 2011, being held May 12-13, 2011 at the JW Marriott Hotel in Washington, DC. + Read More

Square 1 Bank Announces $5 Million Credit Facility to Tryton Medical, Inc.

May 3, 2011 - Square 1 Bank proudly announces the extension of a $5 million term loan to venture capital backed Tryton Medical, Inc., the leading developer of stents designed to treat bifurcation lesions, a condition caused by coronary artery disease.+ Read More

Square 1 Bank Announces Credit Facility to Pet360, Inc.

April 20, 2011 - Square 1 Bank is pleased to announce the extension of a credit facility to leading online pet company, Pet360, Inc.+ Read More

Square 1 Names Doug Bowers to Serve as President and Chief Executive Officer

March 28, 2011 - The Boards of Directors of Square 1 Financial, Inc. and Square 1 Bank are pleased to announce the appointment of Doug Bowers to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of Square 1 Financial, Inc. and Square 1 Bank.+ Read More

Venture Studio Interviews Square Roots' Mark Loranger

March 8, 2011 - Venture Studio, an interview series hosted by David B. Lerner as part of the Startup Genome Project, interviewed Square Roots Director, Mark Loranger, about the Square Roots program, venture banking in general,  and the overall early stage entrepreneurial ecosystem. + Read More

Square 1 Sponsors Startup Genome Project

March 1, 2011 - Square 1 Bank is proud to support the Startup Genome Project, a program offering resources to the early stage entrepreneurship community including VentureMaps and Venture Studio.+ Read More

Befriending a 'Venture Bank' In the Hunt for Cash

January 13, 2011 - Robbie Allen of Statsheet, a Square Roots graduate, shares why he chose a venture bank and what it is like working with Square 1 Bank.+ Read More

Square 1 Sponsors NYC Turing Fellows Program

January 11, 2011 - Square 1 Bank is proud to support the NYC Turing Fellows Program.+ Read More

Square 1 Bank Announces the Extension of $1M Debt Facility to TelStar Hosted Services Inc.

January 10, 2011 - Square 1 Bank is pleased to announce the extension of a one million dollar debt facility to TelStar Hosted Services Inc., a premier provider of state-of-the-art, VOIP-based hosted contact center services delivered in the cloud.+ Read More

Square 1 Sponsoring VC Award of Excellence at E&Y Strategic Growth Forum

November 22, 2010 - Square 1 Bank is proud to partner once again with Ernst & Young LLP by sponsoring the Venture Capital Award of Excellence at the Strategic Growth Forum this November in Palm Springs, CA.+ Read More

Square 1 Board of Directors Implements Management Succession Plan

November 17, 2010 - In light of the recent passing of Square 1 Financial’s Founder, President, CEO and Chairman, Richard Casey, the Board of Directors met at their regularly scheduled meeting on November 16 to determine the future management structure of the company.  + Read More

Square 1 Bank Sadly Announces the Unexpected Passing of its Founder, CEO, & Chairman, Richard Casey

November 11, 2010 - The Square 1 family, including the executive team, 169 employees and Board of Directors, extend their condolences to Richard’s wife Susan, his daughter Leigh, his father John and to his wider family.+ Read More

Square 1 and LaunchBox Sponsor Entrepreneur Night

November 8, 2010 - On November 8th, LaunchBox Digital and Square 1 Bank will host Brad Feld and David Cohen of TechStars fame.+ Read More

Square 1 Announces the Extension of a Line of Credit to Zorch, Inc.

October 27, 2010 - Square 1 Bank is pleased to announce the extension of a $2,500,000 working capital line of credit to Zorch, Inc., a company providing global brand management and promotional product management services for such major firms as Citigroup, BP, AT&T, Sara Lee and Waste Management.+ Read More

OrderMotion Announces New Business Relationship with Square 1

October 25, 2010 - OrderMotion annouces a new banking relationship with Square 1 Bank.+ Read More

Square 1 Announces Alan Spurgin as EVP, Technology Banking

January 6, 2010 - Square 1 Bank announced today that Alan P. Spurgin has joined the bank as an Executive Vice President. + Read More

Square 1 Wins CIRM Biotech Loan Pilot Project

October 16, 2009 - Square 1 is proud to partner with the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM). + Read More

Veterans Initiative Announced by SHCPF

October 8, 2009 - Square 1 was proud to support the Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation (SHCPF) with their initiative to help veterans living in state nursing homes around the nation.+ Read More

NewPath Networks Announces Funding Deal with Square 1 Bank

August 17, 2009 - Square 1 Bank supplied a $10 million credit facility to NewPath Networks.+ Read More

loginRedfin Announces First Profits at Naked Truth Panel, an Event Co-Sponsored by Square 1

July 9, 2009 - Square 1 Bank was one of three sponsors of Seattle's Naked Truth Panel, where Redfin announced their first monthly profits.+ Read More

Local.com® Secures $10 Million Credit Facility from Square 1 Bank

June 30, 2009 - Local.com, a leading local search site and network, annouced that it secured a $10 Million credit facility from Square 1 Bank.+ Read More

Square 1 Bank Joins the SecondMarket Ecosystem

April 20, 2009 - SecondMarket brings together buyers and sellers in the largest marketplace for illiquid assets, including auction-rate securities, bankruptcy claims, collateralized debt obligations, limited partnership interests, mortgage-backed securities, restricted securities and whole loans.+ Read More

Smart Destinations Secures $10M in Capital

December 22, 2008 - Smart Destinations, a travel company, secures $7 Million in a Series C round of funding and $3 Million in financing from Square 1 Bank.+ Read More

NCSU, Southern Capitol Ventures to Showcase Regional Tech Firms

September 19, 2008 - Square 1 Bank participated in a NCSU and Southern Capitol Ventures run showcase of Research Trangle Park companies and organizations.+ Read More

Square 1 Thrives Despite Industry Woes

June 27, 2008 - Square 1 Bank continues to grow despite the current state of the banking industry.+ Read More

Square 1 Unveils New Business Unit

April 25, 2008 - Square 1 Bank's Richard Casey joins Adrian Wilson to form Square 1 Ventures.+ Read More

2008 Southeast Venture Conference

February 29, 2008 - Square 1 attends the Southeast Venture Conference featuring Craig Newmark of Craigslist.+ Read More

loginSquare 1 Bank Announces Expansion within the Mountain Northwest Region

January 18, 2008 - Square 1 Bank announces opening of a new loan production office in Boulder, CO.+ Read More

Brad Feld Welcomes Square 1 to Boulder

January 18, 2008 - Brad Feld, of the Foundry Group, welcomes Square 1 Bank to Boulder, CO as a new office is opened.+ Read More

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