SOURCE: Bridge Capital Holdings

Bridge Capital Holdings

August 26, 2010 19:30 ET

Bridge Bank Extends Additional Credit Facility to Wi2Wi, Inc.

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - August 26, 2010) -  Bridge Capital Holdings (NASDAQ: BBNK), whose subsidiary is Bridge Bank, National Association, a full-service professional business bank headquartered in Silicon Valley, announced today that it has extended an additional credit facility to Wi2Wi, Inc. in the form of a Vendor Assurance Program.

"This credit facility further strengthens Wi2Wi by expanding our working capital cycle with a bank guarantee for our key vendors, supporting the substantial growth and momentum in our revenue and design wins, and enhancing our increasing production and ramp-up world-wide," said Wi2Wi CEO Dr. Reza Ahy. "Wi2Wi's sales and procurement of key components have been growing very rapidly," Ahy adds. "Bridge Bank is a dynamic partner for Wi2Wi, and we look forward to further expanding our long-term and winning partnership with Bridge Bank."

The Vendor Assurance facility is an added program to the existing facility secured by Wi2Wi's outstanding receivables and will be reviewed for further expansion on a quarterly basis. "We are excited about Wi2Wi's significant growth over the past thirty months," said Jeffrey Javier, Senior Vice President of Bridge Bank's Capital Finance Group. "Wi2Wi continues to have a strong presence in the expanding global market for embedded wireless solutions and Bridge Bank remains supportive of the growing financial partnership with Wi2Wi."

Wi2Wi has attained a significant number of new design wins in 2010 in the Americas, Asia, and EMEA regions, and in the premium consumer, business-class, education, industrial and government market segments worldwide.

About Wi2Wi Inc.
Wi2Wi Inc. is the leading supplier to the premium markets of Wireless System-in-Package (SIP), module, and subsystems for embedded applications including WiFi, Bluetooth, and GPS. Wi2Wi is a leader in wireless solutions for business-class handhelds (including MIDs), premium consumer applications (including set-top boxes), education (including eBooks), industrial, and defense applications. Headquartered in San Jose, California, Wi2Wi provides leading-edge wireless solution for embedded applications with substantial savings on time-to-market, cost, and system-integration. Wi2Wi solutions also leverage its patent-pending wireless integration technology along with tier-1 global partnerships with industry leading silicon and supply chain companies.

About Bridge Capital Holdings
Bridge Capital Holdings is the holding company for Bridge Bank, National Association. Bridge Capital Holdings was formed on October 1, 2004 and holds a Global Select listing on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the trading symbol BBNK. For additional information, visit the Bridge Capital Holdings website at www.bridgecapitalholdings.com.

About Bridge Bank, N.A.
Bridge Bank, N.A. is Silicon Valley's full-service professional business bank. The Bank is dedicated to meeting the financial needs of small, middle-market, and emerging technology businesses. Bridge Bank provides its clients with a comprehensive package of business banking solutions delivered through experienced, professional bankers. Visit Bridge Bank on the web at www.bridgebank.com.

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