SOURCE: Bridge Capital Holdings

Bridge Capital Holdings

April 04, 2013 06:00 ET

Bridge Bank Provides Financing and Flexibility to Single Digits

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 4, 2013) - Bridge Capital Holdings (NASDAQ: BBNK), whose subsidiary is Bridge Bank, National Association, a full-service professional business bank headquartered in Silicon Valley and with offices located nationwide, announced today that it has provided Single Digits with a financing agreement to help further support capital growth opportunities as the company expands its services for high speed guest internet and business class wireless network solutions.

"Single Digits is about helping our clients boost revenue and strengthen customer loyalty," said Robert Goldstein, Single Digits founder and CEO. "We believe Bridge Bank's strong strategic fit with our mission will allow us to deliver on that commitment. Bridge Bank is a perfect partner and invaluable resource at this critical stage in our growth."

"Increased traffic is requiring an upgrade on networks in order to support back office infrastructure and delivery of applications. Single Digits is well-positioned to take advantage of this trend and we're excited to be able to support the continued growth of their innovative work as they expand the breadth of their services beyond the hospitality and services industry," said Dick Sweeney, senior vice president and market manager in Bridge Bank's Technology Banking Division.

Single Digits, headquartered in Manchester, N.H., is a leading global provider of high speed internet access (HSIA) management and support solutions, guest management software and technical support services including components of internet protocol network design, engineering, professional services, ongoing maintenance, networking monitoring, multi-lingual support, revenue reporting and authentication tracking.

Bridge Bank specializes in providing superior service and customized banking solutions to small, middle-market and emerging technology businesses in Silicon Valley, California, and throughout the United States. The bank's product offerings include 24/7 internet-based business cash and treasury management, on-line account statement and item imaging, remote deposit capture, commercial lines of credit, growth capital financing, construction loans, Small Business Administration 7(a) and 504 loans as an SBA Preferred Lender Participant-accredited direct lender, and factoring and asset-based loans through its Bridge Capital Finance Division.

About Single Digits
Single Digits software ensures that laptops, smartphones, tablets and other WiFi-enabled devices, are securely connected to the Internet and managed via traditional IT infrastructures and new cloud-based services and applications. Single Digits' Business Access Portal™ allows businesses to deliver Their Own Brand of HSIA service, permitting highly customized, location-based service offerings.

In 2012, Single Digits secured $10 million in venture equity funding from Tudor Growth Equity to be utilized to support the company's rapid growth and product development for ensuring laptops, smartphones, tablets and other WiFi-enabled devices, are securely connected to the Internet and managed and supported vis-à-vis traditional IT infrastructures and new cloud-based services and applications.

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. Recently, Bridge Capital Holdings was admitted to Sandler O'Neill's Class of 2012 "Sm-All Stars" -- a select group of 25 top-performing publicly traded banks and thrifts from throughout the U.S. with market capitalization of up to $2 billion. For additional information, visit the Bridge Capital Holdings website at www.bridgecapitalholdings.com.

About Bridge Bank, National Association
Bridge Bank is a full-service professional business bank founded in the highly competitive climate of Silicon Valley in 2001. From the very beginning, our goal has been to offer small-market and middle-market businesses from across many industries a better way to bank. A less bank-like way to bank. We provide a surprisingly broad range of financial solutions, enabling us to meet our clients' varied needs across all stages -- from inception to IPO and beyond. It's how we go about doing so that differentiates us from our competition.

Learn more at the new www.bridgebank.com. Follow us @BridgeBank.

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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.