Square 1 Bank

Funding for your dreams

Pacific Western Bank, directly through its Square 1 Bank division, offers a comprehensive suite of financial services built to meet the needs of entrepreneurs and their venture capital and private equity investors.


With offices located in key innovation hubs nationwide, Square 1 specializes in working with early- and growth-stage companies; specifically those that require creative, flexible banking solutions to help their businesses grow. From industry introductions to deposit services to loan products, and all points in between, Square 1 understands what startups need from a banking partner.

Square 1 caters to high-growth technology and life sciences companies and their investors. Comprised of a team of seasoned venture banking professionals, Square 1 is known for its responsiveness, client service, and industry expertise in the venture capital space. As a financial services partner we deliver the creativity, flexibility, and foreign exchange products growing businesses need. Solutions are tailored to address and adapt to changing market trends and company priorities. To help navigate the journey, the Square 1 client service model aligns clients with a dedicated service professional who gets to know you and your business.