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Andy Tsao

Managing Director
SVB Global Private Equity Services

Location: San Francisco

Andy Tsao is a Managing Director with SVB Global Private Equity Services, working with SVB’s international private equity and venture capital clients. In addition, Mr. Tsao leads SVB’s Global Gateway, which assists innovation companies with their international market expansion. He brings more than 20 years of experience banking dynamic companies in technology industries worldwide. In his roles, Mr. Tsao manages SVB’s relationships with venture capital and private equity firms outside the US, and also helps international companies as they seek US market entry and US companies as they seek to expand abroad. Previously, Mr. Tsao led and helped found SVB’s UK-based operation, SVB Financial Group UK Ltd, which was established in 2004. For six years, he was responsible for building senior debt relationships with high-growth technology, life sciences and clean technology companies in the UK and Europe. Prior to joining Silicon Valley Bank in 1997, Mr. Tsao was a technology lender at BankBoston, and BayBank in Burlington, Mass. He began his banking career with USTrust in Boston in 1988. Mr. Tsao earned a bachelor’s degree from Colgate University and an MBA from Boston University.

Master of Business Administration Boston University
Bachelor of Arts Colgate University