Today, Small Times Magazine released its third annual performance review of the people, products and companies in micro and nanotechnology. The Awards are based on accomplishments between September 1, 2003, and October 1, 2004.
Molecular Imprints, Inc., won the Best of Small Tech Award: Company of the Year. Harris & Harris Group invested $2,000,000 in privately held Molecular Imprints on March 31, 2004. In addition, Norman Schumaker, Molecular Imprints' CEO, was named a runner-up for Best of Small Tech Award: Business Leader of the Year.
Thomas Rueckes of Nantero, Inc., was named a runner-up for Best of Small Tech Award: Innovator of the Year. Harris & Harris Group has invested a total of $813,000 in privately held Nantero, in two rounds of financing, the first in 2001, and the second, a follow-on round, in 2003.
In 2003, Harris & Harris Group's CEO had been named a runner-up for Best of Small Tech Award: Business Leader of the Year. In 2002, Harris & Harris Group had been named a runner-up for Best of Small Tech Award: Company of the Year.
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 18 initial private equity investments have been in tiny-technology enabled companies. The Company has 17,248,845 common shares outstanding.
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