Digital health picks itself up after Silicon Valley Bank collapse

March 13, 2023


Venture capital firms and founders of digital health companies are picking up the pieces after an eventful few days tied to the failure of Silicon Valley Bank.

“We had all of our money at Silicon Valley Bank. They were our full banking partners,” said Ellen DaSilva, CEO and founder of Summer Health, a text-based pediatric care provider. “When I started the company, I would say all of the people in my life also banked with SVB.”

Related: Digital health could get a reset following Silicon Valley Bank failure

The popular bank for digital health companies and venture capital firms was taken over by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. on Friday after a run by depositors. On Sunday, the Treasury Department, Federal Reserve and FDIC said the government would fully protect all depositors from Silicon Valley Bank. On Monday, the FDIC transferred all assets from Silicon Valley Bank to a bridge bank, Silicon Valley Bank, N.A.

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