Shareholders of Harris & Harris Group, Inc., may be interested to note that NeoPhotonics Corporation announced today the acquisition of LightConnect, Inc., and OpTun, Inc. LightConnect is a manufacturer of micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) based components and modules for the fiber optic communications industry. OpTun is a developer of planar lightwave circuit (PLC) based reconfigurable optical add drop multiplexers (ROADMs). In conjunction with these acquisitions, NeoPhotonics announced completion of an equity financing of more than $50 million, in which Harris & Harris Group participated. For additional details, please see www.neophotonics.com.
Harris & Harris Group is a publicly traded venture capital company that now makes initial investments exclusively in tiny technology, including nanotechnology, microsystems and microelectromechanical systems (MEMS). The Company's last 30 initial private equity investments have been in tiny technology-enabled companies. The Company has 20,756,345 common shares outstanding.
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