Shareholders of Harris & Harris Group, Inc., may be interested to know that NanoGram Corporation announced today that it has raised $32 million in new funding to accelerate the development of its proprietary silicon solar technology and its advanced nanomaterials solutions. New investors included Global Cleantech Capital, Masdar Clean Tech Fund, Mitsui Ventures, Nagase & Co., Nanostart AG, TEL Venture Capital, and Yasuda Enterprise Development. Existing investors ATA Ventures, Bay Partners, Harris & Harris Group, Institutional Venture Partners, Nth Power, Rockport Capital Partners, SBV Venture Partners, and Technology Partners also participated in this financing. For additional information on the company, you can visit NanoGram's website at www.nanogram.com.
Harris & Harris Group is a shareholder in privately held NanoGram Corporation.
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 38 initial private equity investments have been in tiny technology-enabled companies.
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