Shareholders of Harris & Harris Group, Inc. may be interested in reading the article by Michael J. Riezenman on NanoOpto, entitled "Cutting the Cost of Optical Components," in the January, 2003 issue of IEEE Spectrum on pages 32-33. The article concentrates on the miniaturization and integration of optical components, which it considers a necessity for the success of the optical communication industry.
Harris & Harris Group is a publicly traded venture capital company. The Company now makes initial investments exclusively in tiny-technology enabled companies, and its last eight initial private equity investments have been in such companies.
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. is a Business Development Company with 11,498,845 common shares outstanding.
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