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Christie Branson Ma

Christie Branson Ma

SVB Capital
Senior Counsel
Menlo Park, CA, USA

Christie Branson Ma is senior counsel to Silicon Valley Bank’s Venture Capital business, SVB Capital. SVB Capital has over $3.4B in assets under management in venture fund of funds and early stage direct venture funds.  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 relations. She has also in the past advised on SVB’s domestic and international corporate governance matters, SEC/public company reporting, the SVB warrant portfolio and international operational and investment 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 State of the Markets: Third Quarter 2017 - Advanced Venture Capital 2017, Monday, December 04, 2017
U.S. Startup Outlook 2017 - Advanced Venture Capital 2017, Monday, December 04, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Advanced Venture Capital 2017, Monday, December 11, 2017, San Francisco, CA

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