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
Advanced Analogic Technologies Inc.
Advanced Energy Industries, Inc.
Advanced Power Technology, Inc.
Akamai Technologies, Inc.
Atheros Communications, Inc.
BEI Technologies, Inc.
California Micro Devices Corporation
Catalyst Semiconductor, Inc.
Chordiant Software, Inc.
Cirrus Logic, Inc.
Epicor Software Corporation
EPIQ Systems, Inc.
Genesis Microchip Inc.
Internap Network Services Corporation
j2 Global Communications, Inc.
Leadis Technology, Inc.
Manhattan Associates, Inc.
NetLogic Microsystems, Inc.
OmniVision Technologies, Inc.
Pac-West Telecomm, Inc.
Phase Forward Incorporated
Photon Dynamics, Inc.
Plumtree Software, Inc.
RAE Systems Inc.
Ramtron International Corporation
Rudolph Technologies, Inc.
Silicon Graphics, Inc.
Sirenza Microdevices, Inc.
SiRF Technology Holdings, Inc.
The Ultimate Software Group, Inc.
Viisage Technology, Inc.
Virage Logic Corporation
Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation
Wind River Systems, Inc.
Witness Systems, Inc.
|Aurora Networks, Inc.
BigBand Networks, Inc.
Cyclone Commerce, Inc.
Force 10 Networks, Inc.
Good Technology, Inc.
Integration Associates, Inc.
Matrix Semiconductor, 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 email@example.com or 408.654.6300. Media may contact firstname.lastname@example.org. More information about the Forum can be found at www.svbtechforum.com.
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 www.svb.com.