-- February 8, 2001 -- Mike Selfridge, senior relationship
manager of Silicon Valley Bank's Northern Virginia regional
office, will be a panelist at the dc.internet.com Breakfast
Forum. The forum will take place on Thursday, February 8, 2001
from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Reston at 1800
Presidents Street in Reston, Virginia.
Selfridge will participate in a panel called
"Venture Funding: Getting the Capital You Need," which will
discuss where venture funding is, how much is available, how to
present the perfect business plan and why a focused proposal is
so important. The panel will also address include international
venture funding and nontraditional opportunities for seed
money. Other members of the panel include Michael T. Kehoe,
chief business brain of eBrains, and Sean Mallon, partner of
Mid-Atlantic Venture Funds. Roy Mark, news editor of
dc.internet.com, will moderate the panel.
Selfridge joined Silicon Valley Bank in 1994
and began managing the Northern Virginia regional office in
1998. The office serves the financing needs of venture-backed
emerging growth technology companies and venture capital firms
in the Greater Washington D.C. region. Selfridge will be
available for media interviews prior to and immediately
following his participation in the panel.
About Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank serves emerging growth and
middle market companies in targeted niches, focusing on
technology and life sciences, while also addressing other
specific industries in which it can provide a higher level of
service and better manage credit through specialization and
The Bank operates throughout the Silicon Valley: Santa
Clara, Palo Alto and Sand Hill, the center of the venture
capital community in California. Other regional offices within
California include: Irvine, Los Angeles, Napa Valley, San
Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, and Sonoma. Office
locations outside of California include: Phoenix, Arizona;
Boulder, Colorado; West Palm Beach, Florida; Atlanta, Georgia;
Chicago, Illinois; Boston, Massachusetts; Minneapolis,
Minnesota; Durham, North Carolina; Portland, Oregon;
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Austin, Texas; Dallas, Texas;
Northern Virginia; and Seattle, Washington.
Andrea McGhee, (408) 654-3078, firstname.lastname@example.org.