Well before Internet start-ups started their migration to New York, a small team of Chemical bankers and some former Drexel Burnham Lambert junk bond professionals in the city were involved in a start-up of their own.

Nearly a decade and several mergers later, that start-up, a junk bond shop that provided Chemical Bank's entry into investment banking, is branching out to the West Coast as Stage 2 of Chase Manhattan Corp.'s push into Silicon Valley.

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