BOSTON - Silicon Valley Bank (the "Bank"), a wholly owned
subsidiary of Silicon Valley Bancshares, will co-sponsor MASS
Opportunities: A Biotechnology Investment Conference - the
third annual Investor Conference hosted by the Massachusetts
Biotechnology Council (MBC). The conference will be held at the
Hilton Boston Logan Airport in Boston on October 30-31.
The conference will include seven investor panels,
showcasing 24 biotech companies. The panels will discuss the
opportunities and challenges facing biotech companies in the
current market. Roundtable discussions will also discuss
maximizing the value of technology through partnering and
trends in biotech investing.
"Silicon Valley Bank has been a long-time member of the MBC
and appreciates the knowledge and connections it provides to
our clients," said Joan Parsons, Silicon Valley Bank's
Northeast division manager. "We are pleased to be a sponsor of
this event where biotech CEOs, investors and researchers can
come together and do business."
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 focus.
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.