Chicago, IL - April 9, 2002 - Daniel Wallace, relationship manager in Silicon Valley Bank's Chicago office, will moderate a panel at the Greater Columbus Chamber's April 16 event, called "Capital Crash Course: Realizing the Dream." The event will be held at the Business and Technology Center at 1275 Kinnear Road in Columbus, Ohio.
Wallace's panel is called "Price Points: What's Your Company Worth Today?" They will discuss valuations in the current economic environment. Joining Wallace on the panel will be Brad Eldridge of GBQ Partners, David Bittner of GMS, Geoff Bibo of Astute Solutions and Curtis Crocker of the Battelle Technology Fund.
The goal of the "Capital Crash Course" event is to demystify the entrepreneurial process by providing content on the business formation and development process. This program is composed of panels designed to enhance the quality of Greater Columbus deal flow. In attendance will be entrepreneurs just beginning their businesses looking for industry expert advice. Silicon Valley Bank is a co-sponsor of the event, along with KPMG and the Ohio Department of Development.
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 focus.
The Bank operates throughout the Silicon Valley: Fremont, 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; New York, New York; Durham, North Carolina; Portland, Oregon; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Austin, Texas; Dallas, Texas; Northern Virginia; and Seattle, Washington. More information on the Bank can be found at www.svb.com.
Daniel Wallace, SVB Chicago Regional Office, (312) 704-9512, firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Bowers, Columbus Venture Network, (614) 225-6938, Michael_bowers@Columbus.org