Harris & Harris Group, Inc. announced today that it has invested $169,718 in the Series C Preferred round financing of Nanotechnologies, Inc. (www.nanoscale.com). This round of financing included a new investor, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (www.airproducts.com), in addition to previous investors in Nanotechnologies, Inc., including Harris & Harris Group. Harris & Harris Group has now invested a total of $919,718 in Nanotechnologies, Inc. and owns a fully diluted 6.48% interest in Nanotechnologies, Inc.
Nanotechnologies' proprietary pulsed plasma technology produces high-performance nanoparticles with applications in transparent coatings, anti-microbial products, and electronic materials, for example. In the past year, the company has focused on its unique ability to produce metal nanoparticles such as silver, aluminum and copper.
Shareholders of Harris & Harris Group may be interested also in reading today's press release from Air Products and Chemicals and Nanotechnologies, Inc. on this investment.
Harris & Harris Group is a publicly traded venture capital company that now makes initial investments exclusively in tiny technology, including microsystems, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) and nanotechnology. The Company's last 10 initial private equity investments have been in tiny-technology enabled companies.
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. is a Business Development Company with 11,498,845 common shares outstanding.
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