Case | HBS Case Collection | March 1998 (Revised October 2001)

Xedia and Silicon Valley Bank (A)

by Paul A. Gompers and Jon Biotti


Xedia, a networking equipment manufacturer that helps provide high-speed Internet service for corporate clients through access routing, wants a bridge loan to fund daily operations until it raises its next round of equity financing.

Keywords: Venture Capital; Equity; Financing and Loans; Negotiation; Production; Internet; Banking Industry;


Gompers, Paul A., and Jon Biotti. "Xedia and Silicon Valley Bank (A)." Harvard Business School Case 298-119, March 1998. (Revised October 2001.)