Silicon Valley Bank's Doug Hamilton to Moderate Panel at Venture Capital Investing 2001 Conference

Company news  |  June 7, 2001

San Francisco -- June 7, 2001 -- Doug Hamilton, managing director of Silicon Valley Bank's Venture Capital Group, will be moderating a panel at the IBF Venture Capital Investing 2001 Conference on June 8. The conference will be held at the Stanford Court Hotel in San Francisco.

The discussion topic Hamilton will lead is called "Building Winning Companies in a Changing Environment," and will discuss management strategies, how to form alliances, planning an exit strategy and how to improve profitability. Panelists include James Atwell of Summit Partners, William Elmore of Foundation Capital, Ray Rothrock of Venrock Associates and John Boyle of Worldview Technology Partners.

The IBF Venture Capital Investing Conference is targeted to venture capitalists, private equity fund managers, institutional investors, limited partners, pension plan, endowment, foundation, investment officers, investment bankers, angel investors and corporate investors. The conference allows investors in venture capital and private equity to come together and discuss investing strategies and the status of the investment community.

Other topics of the conference will include how venture capitalists are proceeding when responding to opportunities, Internet infrastructure investing, what's hot in wireless, and early-stage, mid- and later-stage investing strategies. For more information on the conference, go to

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. More information on the Bank can be found at

SVB Contact: Andrea McGhee, (408) 654-3078,