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Our Mission

City National's mission is to provide the ultimate banking experience for successful entrepreneurs and professionals through an uncommon dedication to extraordinary service, proactive advice and total financial solutions.

Technology & Venture Capital Banking

In The News

City National Bank - Rod Werner

Los Angeles Business Journal

Tech startups are not like most new businesses. They often make no money; some have no plans to sell anything. And their assets? Mostly ideas.

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Entrepreneurs Serving Entrepreneurs

Founded by entrepreneurs, City National excels at supporting entrepreneurial companies nationally with offices in Palo Alto, San Francisco, Santa Monica, San Diego, Boston and New York โ€“ it's in our DNA. And because serving entrepreneurs is the backbone of what we do, we understand the journey you're on, smoothing out the bumps by providing your company with access to funds, resources and expertise.

Which Stage Is Your Tech Company?
Early Stage Growth Stage Expansion Stage
Pre-product launch Post-revenue, pre-proft

History of profit

Pre-revenue Emerging business operations Reliant on historical operations

Resources to Support Innovation

  • Debt capital solutions from $500,000 to $25,000,000
  • Expertise in structuring debt transactions for venture backed companies

Products

To remain competitive, you need to collaborate with a bank that stays on top of your financing requirements. By leveraging our deep relationships and capabilities, we provide you with rapid decisions and effective funding solutions. Throughout the life cycle of your business, we help you navigate the complexities of capital alternatives from angel investors and venture capitalists to finance companies and government grants โ€“ helping you get funding that is appropriate to your needs, whether through direct lending or a network partner.

Recent Clients
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Our Team Gets Behind Your Team

When you work with City National, you gain an effective ally with an in-depth perspective on your business and a wealth of experience in your industry. Combining financial expertise with an insider's understanding of opportunities, challenges and trends, our team of experts listens attentively and works closely with you to develop the innovative financial solutions you need to compete.

Through decentralized decision-making and ready access to senior management, we provide you with faster responses and a smoother, more personalized banking experience โ€“ effectively guiding your company over the long-term.

Getting Started

To speak with a Technology and Venture Capital Financing specialist, for West Coast call (650) 812-8311 Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (PT) and for the East Coast, call (617) 380-5608 Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (ET).