Harris & Harris Group, Inc. announced today that it has made a follow-on investment of $739,000 in privately held Continuum Photonics, Inc. (www.continuumphotonics.com), as part of a venture financing of more than $17.5 million led by JK&B; Capital. The other largest investors in the round include Boston Millennia Partners, Prism Venture Partners, Flagship Ventures and Gainesborough LLC.
Continuum Photonics, Inc. is a supplier of advanced photonic switch products to the communications and test industries.
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 14 initial private equity investments have been in tiny-technology enabled companies. The Company has 13,798,845 common shares outstanding.
Detailed information about Harris & Harris Group and its holdings can be found on its website at www.TinyTechVC.com.
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