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Samantha Colletti

Samantha has spent her whole career in the financial services and banking industry covering venture
capital, private equity, leveraged buy outs, technology and innovation. As the Dallas Market Manager
for Silicon Valley Bank, a division of First Citizens Bank, she focuses on providing innovative financial
solutions to venture capital and private equity backed technology companies in the DFW area including
venture debt, private banking, recurring revenue lines of credit, foreign exchange and treasury
management. Samantha is a huge supporter of the technology and innovation community in DFW and
frequently serves on tech‐focused panels, volunteers as a mentor for tech start‐ups, and develops and
organizes many events for the investor, entrepreneur, and innovator community. She is a co‐founder of
the Venture Dallas technology conference and a current host committee member. She is a frequent
guest lecturer at SMU, TCU and UTD in their finance and entrepreneurship departments at both the
undergraduate and graduate levels. Samantha holds a Master of Science in Accounting, a Bachelor of
Business Administration in Finance, and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Southern Methodist

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