Silicon Valley Bank Selects Presenting Technology Companies for SVB Tech Investors Forum

Company news  |  August 16, 2005

SANTA CLARA, Calif., August 16, 2005 - Silicon Valley Bank, a subsidiary of SVB Financial Group (Nasdaq: SIVB), will feature 84 select, high-growth, public and private companies to present to institutional and private equity investors at the SVB Tech Investors Forum. The event, which will take place September 7-8, 2005 at the Four Seasons, San Francisco, will offer investors access to management teams from a group of selected technology firms in an independent environment.

As the premier financial services provider dedicated to emerging and established technology companies, Silicon Valley Bank is in a unique position to bring together the best high-growth companies in the marketplace and small-cap investors looking for prospective investment opportunities. Seventy percent of the companies slated to present at the Forum are publicly traded, representing some of the most promising companies in their industries (see list attached).

"Silicon Valley Bank's long history of connecting in-demand, dynamic technology companies with investors is unmatched. It's a capability small-cap investors and growing technology firms greatly appreciate as evidenced by the growing interest in this Forum," said Ken Wilcox, president and CEO, Silicon Valley Bank. "The caliber of investment firms we're attracting to this event is a testament to the quality of the companies that are presenting as well as increased investor interest in the technology industry."

The two-day, invitation-only SVB Tech Investors Forum will feature presentations from select technology companies, business luminaries and inspirational speakers:

  • Presentations by 84 selected, high-growth companies
  • A keynote presentation by Rick Belluzzo, chairman and CEO, Quantum and Stewart Alsop, venture partner, New Enterprise Associates
  • A keynote address by Dr. Robert D. Ballard, explorer and discoverer of the remains of R.M.S. Titanic 

Attendees will also enjoy an exclusive wine tasting reception showcasing rare and premium wines produced by renowned Northern California wineries, all of which are clients of Silicon Valley Bank's Premium Wine Group.

Tech Investors Forum 2005 - Presenting Companies

Public Companies

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Advanced Analogic Technologies Inc.
Advanced Energy Industries, Inc.
Advanced Power Technology, Inc.
Akamai Technologies, Inc.
Arbinet-thexchange, Inc.
Atheros Communications, Inc.
Bankrate, Inc.
BEI Technologies, Inc.
Blackboard Inc.
California Micro Devices Corporation
Catalyst Semiconductor, Inc.
Chordiant Software, Inc.
Cirrus Logic, Inc.
CyberGuard Corporation
CyberOptics Corporation
CyberSource Corporation
Emageon Inc.
Epicor Software Corporation
EPIQ Systems, Inc.
Equinix, Inc.
FileNet Corporation
Finisar Corporation
Fundtech Ltd.
Genesis Microchip Inc.
hi/fn, Inc.
Internap Network Services Corporation
IXYS Corporation
j2 Global Communications, Inc.
Leadis Technology, Inc.
LeCroy Corporation
Manhattan Associates, Inc.
Microsemi Corporation
Microtune, Inc.
NetLogic Microsystems, Inc.
OmniVision Technologies, Inc.
Pac-West Telecomm, Inc.
palmOne, Inc.
Perficient, Inc.
Phase Forward Incorporated
Photon Dynamics, Inc.
Plumtree Software, Inc.
Presstek, Inc.
QuickLogic Corporation
RAE Systems Inc.
Ramtron International Corporation
Rudolph Technologies, Inc.
SafeNet, Inc.
Silicon Graphics, Inc.
Sirenza Microdevices, Inc.
SiRF Technology Holdings, Inc.
Synaptics Incorporated
Telular Corporation
The Ultimate Software Group, Inc.
TranSwitch Corporation
Ulticom, Inc.
Viisage Technology, Inc.
Virage Logic Corporation
Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation
Websense, Inc.
Wind River Systems, Inc.
Witness Systems, Inc.

Private Companies
Aurora Networks, Inc.
BigBand Networks, Inc.
Cavium Networks
Cyclone Commerce, Inc.
DivX, Inc.
eSilicon Corporation
Egenera, Inc.
Force 10 Networks, Inc.
Glu Mobile
Good Technology, Inc.
Ikanos Communications
Integration Associates, Inc.
Jboss, Inc.
MarketTools, Inc.
Matrix Semiconductor, Inc.
Motricity, Inc.
Netezza Corporation
NetSpend Corporation
NexTag, Inc.
Savvion, Inc.
Shutterfly, Inc.
Sierra Logic, Inc.
Vocera Communications, Inc.

Both lists are as of 8.15.05. Presenting companies are subject to change.

For an invitation to the SVB Tech Investors Forum, please contact SVB Corporate Events at or 408.654.6300. Media may contact More information about the Forum can be found at

About Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank provides diversified financial services to emerging growth and mature companies in the technology, life science, private equity and premium wine industries. Through its focus on specialized markets and extensive knowledge of the people and business issues driving them, Silicon Valley Bank provides a level of service and partnership that measurably impacts its clients' success. Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., the company serves clients around the world through 27 domestic offices and two international subsidiaries in the U.K. and India. More information on the company can be found at