Startup Grind – Hosted by Samantha Colletti
Samantha Colletti is a managing director with Silicon Valley Bank. As the Dallas market manager, Samantha and her team provide innovative financial solutions — venture debt, private banking, recurring revenue lines of credit, foreign exchange, treasury management and more —dedicated to serving innovative and institutionally backed companies in North Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas.
Samantha has more than a decade of experience in the financial services and banking industry, covering venture capital, private equity, leveraged buyouts, technology and innovation. Before joining SVB, she was a senior credit analyst with Texas Security Bank and a portfolio manager with ORIX.
Samantha holds a master’s degree in accounting and bachelor’s degrees in economics and business administration in finance from Southern Methodist University. She is an active supporter of the technology and innovation communities in the Dallas metroplex and frequently serves on technology panels and guest lectures for area universities. Samantha is a volunteer mentor for area startups and develops and organizes events for the investor, entrepreneur and innovation communities, in addition to co-founding the Venture Dallas technology conference.
* Please enter through the main lobby entrance next to the parking lot inside the gate *
Capital Factory Pegasus Park
3000 Pegasus Park Dr Dallas, TX. 75247
Free Parking Available
5:30- 6:00 : Networking With Free Pizza & Beer
6:00 – 7:00: Fireside Chat