Motley Fool contributor Nick Rossolillo breaks down why he owns Silicon Valley Bank (SIVB.Q -36.36%) stock. This bank stock is down big this year, and the economic cycle could be a risk. But Silicon Valley offers investors a unique opportunity to gain exposure to innovative start-up companies.

Check out the video for his full thoughts!

*Stock prices used were the midday prices of Oct. 17. The video was published on Oct. 19.