Shareholders of Harris & Harris Group, Inc. may be interested in reading the article on Optiva by Michael V. Copeland entitled "An eye for a dye," on page 60 of the March, 2003 issue of Red Herring. Harris & Harris Group invested $500,000 in Optiva in June, 2002 and then invested another $750,000 in the second closing of the $30 million total Series C round in December, 2002. Optiva is developing and commercializing a new class of nanomaterials for advanced optical applications, initially for the flat panel display industry.
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