SOURCE: Bridge Capital Holdings

Bridge Capital Holdings

March 28, 2011 11:30 ET

Bridge Bank to Participate in the Second Annual AlwaysOn OnDemand Conference at HP Worldwide Headquarters

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - March 28, 2011) - Bridge Capital Holdings (NASDAQ: BBNK), whose subsidiary is Bridge Bank, National Association, a full service professional business bank headquartered in Silicon Valley, announced today its participation and sponsorship in the second annual AlwaysOn OnDemand Conference. The event is being held March 28-30 at HP Worldwide Headquarters in Palo Alto, California.

OnDemand 2011 is where the top Internet companies disrupting the enterprise square off with the incumbent players pioneering cloud computing and SaaS. This two-and-a-half day executive event features high-level debates on how the Internet is disrupting how companies -- from small businesses to large enterprises -- create, store, distribute, analyze, and take advantage of their mission-critical data. OnDemand also showcases the top entrepreneurial CEOs who are revolutionizing the way the enterprise is radicalized by the Internet.

"The Cloud continues to expand its role as a critical part of the new technology landscape and AlwaysOn once again provides a great venue to share ideas and accomplishments," said Ed Lambert, Senior Vice President of Bridge Bank's Technology Banking Division. "We congratulate the OnDemand 2011 Top 100 nominees and winners and look forward to meeting them at the conference and to working with them over the coming years."

This year's OnDemand 100 companies are leaders amongst their peers and developing game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to push outside the bounds of existing markets and away from entrenched players. Companies were selected based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.

"As the digital information created by businesses continues to explode at astronomical rates, the need to store, manage, socialize, and share this information is becoming extremely challenging," says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. "By providing innovative technologies that help enterprises better compete in this new era of information complexity and move their data out into the cloud, the OnDemand 100 represents some of the highest-growth opportunities in the private company marketplace."

About AlwaysOn
The AlwaysOn Network is transforming the media business by providing its readers with an open and participatory editorial environment. Borrowing from the underground blogging and social networking traditions, AO was launched in 2003 and has emerged as a leader in the "open media" revolution. The network's content focuses on the sweet spots in the technology markets where innovation is disrupting behavior and creating new business opportunities.

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.

About Bridge Bank's Technology Banking Division
With a growing nationwide web of offices and a correspondent banking network that stretches worldwide, we serve venture-backed and non venture-backed companies from inception to IPO. Bridge Bank's product offering includes growth capital, equipment and working capital credit facilities and treasury management solutions, along with a full line of international products and services and financing secured by domestic, government and foreign receivables. In today's virtual world, virtually anywhere you do business; you can count on our responsive, personalized service.

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The reader should refer to the more complete discussion of such risks in Bridge Capital Holdings' annual reports on Forms 10-K and quarterly reports on Forms 10-Q on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly revise these forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.