Shareholders of Harris & Harris Group may be interested to know that Palladium Equity Partners, LLC, has committed to invest up to $10 million in Starfire Systems through the acquisition of preferred stock in a private placement. Starfire Systems is a developer and manufacturer of nanostructured advanced ceramic materials and finished products.
Harris & Harris Group is an investor in privately held Starfire Systems.
Harris & Harris Group is a publicly traded venture capital company that makes initial investments exclusively in tiny technology, including nanotechnology, microsystems and microelectromechanical systems (MEMS). The Company's last 35 initial private equity investments have been in tiny technology-enabled companies. The Company has 23,198,524 shares of common stock outstanding.
Detailed information about Harris & Harris Group and its holdings can be found on its website at www.TinyTechVC.com.
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CHARLES E. HARRIS
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