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Christie Branson Ma

Christie Branson Ma

Silicon Valley Bank / SVB Capital
Associate General Counsel
Menlo Park, CA, USA


Christie Branson Ma manages legal affairs and serves as general counsel to SVB Capital, Silicon Valley Bank’s venture capital fund division. SVB Capital has over $4B in assets under management in venture fund of funds, direct investment funds, special purpose vehicles and separate accounts.  Christie regularly negotiates investments in domestic and international start-up companies and venture capital funds, forms venture capital funds and manages the legal aspects of limited partner and portfolio company and fund relations. She has in the past advised on Silicon Valley Bank’s domestic and international corporate governance matters, SEC/public company reporting, the Silicon Valley Bank warrant portfolio and international operational activities in China and India. Christie has over 17 years of legal and investing experience within the venture capital community.

Prior to joining Silicon Valley Bank in 2008, Christie was a corporate attorney with the law firm of DLA Piper US LLP.   Prior to going to law school, Christie was an admissions counselor for UC Santa Barbara. Christie is admitted to the California state bar, earned a juris doctorate from Santa Clara University School of Law and a bachelor's degree from University of California at Santa Barbara.

Christie Branson Ma is associated with the following items:
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Advanced Venture Capital 2017
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters U.S. Startup Outlook 2017 - Advanced Venture Capital 2017, Tuesday, December 05, 2017
State of the Markets: Third Quarter 2017 - Advanced Venture Capital 2017, Tuesday, December 05, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Advanced Venture Capital 2017, Monday, December 11, 2017, San Francisco, CA
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Advanced Venture Capital 2018, Wednesday, October 17, 2018, San Francisco, CA
Advanced Venture Capital 2019, Tuesday, October 29, 2019, San Francisco, CA
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Advanced Venture Capital 2018, Wednesday, October 17, 2018, San Francisco, CA
Advanced Venture Capital 2019, Tuesday, October 29, 2019, San Francisco, CA
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