The first office opened in 1983 on North First Street in San Jose. The Palo Alto office opened in 1985.  The Bank`s main strategy was to collect deposits from venture-backed companies. It then expanded to banking and financing venture capitalists themselves, adding services designed to enable the bank to retain its customers as they mature after its start-up phase. In 1986, SVB merged with National InterCity Bancorp to open an office in Santa Clara. In 1988, the bank completed its IPO and raised $6 million. That same year, they opened another office in San Jose. In 1990, the bank opened its first office on the East Coast, near Boston. The following year, the bank went international with the creation of Pacific Rim and Trade Finance.
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