Home > News > With Exits Elusive, Harris & Harris To Take More Stakes In Public Cos.
June 29th, 2010
With Exits Elusive, Harris & Harris To Take More Stakes In Public Cos.
Venture capitalists and their limited partners have long bemoaned lackluster returns and the lengthening time until exits for portfolio companies. Publicly held venture firm Harris & Harris Group has gotten tired of waiting, and said it plans to invest more in public companies in a bid to make faster returns.
Since 2002, Harris & Harris has focused on backing companies with products based on nanotechnology or microsystems. Its private-company portfolio includes Mersana Therapeutics Inc., which develops cancer therapies based on its biodegradable polymer technology, and Solazyme Inc., which uses algae to produce clean fuels, chemicals, foods and health-science products.
News and information
Caltech Researchers Create Light-Bending Silicon Chip: Bending the Light with a Tiny Chip March 10th, 2014
Production of Bioactive Material for Quick Treatment of Bone Damages March 10th, 2014
A bright future for optoelectronics: A diode made from a 2D material facilitates novel solar cells March 10th, 2014
Scientists build thinnest-possible LEDs to be stronger, more energy efficient March 10th, 2014
Nano Labs Shareholder Update March 8th, 2014
FEI Company Announces Date for Investor Conference Participation March 3rd, 2014
Industrial Nanotech, Inc. Completes On Site Visit by PCAOB Audit Firm - Nears Completion of Audit in Preparation for Move to a Senior Stock Exchange in Late 2014 February 27th, 2014
Harris & Harris Group Announces the Consulting Engagement of Peter J. Boni as a Senior Advisor February 26th, 2014
Arrowhead Reports Fiscal 2014 First Quarter Financial Results - Conference Call Today at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time February 4th, 2014
Arrowhead to Report Fiscal 2014 First Quarter Financial Results - Conference Call Scheduled for Tuesday, February 4, 2014 January 28th, 2014
Nanometrics to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results on February 4, 2014 January 15th, 2014
Nanobiotix 2013 Review: Significant Corporate and Clinical Progress January 7th, 2014