"Biz Ink's Buzz on Business"
THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 2002
By Mr. Dennis Taylor, Managing Editor
Ms. Christina Bellantoni, Tech and Finance Reporter; &
Mr. Erik Linden, Tech Reporter
Silicon Valley Business Ink
Open to the Public. No fee. 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
The Pub Talk begins at 6:00 p.m.
Members from the editorial team from the weekly publication, Silicon
Valley Business Ink, will discuss "the buzz" about Silicon Valley
business. Get the low-down from the perspective of journalists who
cover technology, finance, real estate, and lifestyles. This will
be an informal discussion with members from the editorial team.
ABOUT DENNIS TAYLOR
Dennis Taylor has been a reporter for 13 years. He has reported
on venture capital, securities, and technology in the valley for
the past six years. Before that, he worked for a group of dailies
in south Santa Clara Valley where he held the posts of sports editor,
business editor, and night managing editor of Gavilan Newspapers,
Inc. Mr. Taylor has won two California Newspaper Publishers Association
awards and a Peninsula Press Club award for his reporting. He joined
Silicon Valley Biz Ink in July 2000.
ABOUT CHRISTINA BELLANTONI
Christina Bellantoni has been reporting business news in Silicon
Valley since May 2000. Prior to joining Silicon Valley Biz Ink in
July 2000, Ms. Bellantoni was a reporter at The San Jose Business
Journal. She was with that business weekly for two years where she
also served as research director. She serves on the board of nonprofit
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence and volunteers with the
YWCA Santa Clara Valley.
ABOUT ERIK LINDEN
Erik Linden began his journalism career three years ago in
Washington, D.C. where he was a staff writer at a community weekly
newspaper. In 1999 and 2000, he covered crime, then local politics
and development for the Journal Newspapers, a chain of dailies in
the suburbs outside of Washington. In May 1999, Mr. Linden earned
an M.A. in journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of
Journalism in New York City.
ABOUT SILICON VALLEY BUSINESS INK
Silicon Valley Business Ink (http://www.svbizink.com)
is a weekly business publication focusing on technology, finance,
real estate, and lifestyles. Known for its concise but informative
articles, the publication has become "the voice of the valley economy."
Launched in September of 2000, Silicon Valley Biz Ink is now a nationally
recognized award-winning business publication, having been honored
in the category "Breaking News" by the University of Missouri's
Society of American Business Editors and Writers, Inc., the largest
association for business editors and writers in North America. Silicon
Valley Biz Ink holds many events throughout the year; the next will
be the April 11 panel discussion, "Developing Silicon Valley: Land,
Leases and Loans." For more information on this event and Silicon
Valley Biz Ink in general, please refer to their Web site.