Square 1 Financial, Inc. is a financial services company. The Company is a bank holding company for Square 1 Bank. Through Square 1 Bank, the Company focuses its banking activities almost on venture capital firms and private equity firms and the portfolio companies funded by such firms. Square 1 Bank provides a range of financial services nationwide to these investors and their portfolio companies, including, among others, term commercial loans, revolving lines of credit, asset-based loans, deposit products and fee-based banking services, including credit cards, foreign exchange, cash management and letters of credit. The Company’s primary focus is on venture-backed technology and life sciences companies, nationwide. As of September 30, 2014, the Company had total assets of $661.8 billion. In addition to Square 1 Bank, the only other subsidiary of Square 1 Financial is Square 1 Ventures, LLC.