Nanotechnology Now







Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


DHgate

Home > Press > Harris & Harris Group Announced As Top Ranked High-Tech Investor By SBIR Source And As An Investor In Innovation By Forbes.Com

Abstract:
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, is pleased to announce that we have been ranked #1 by SBIR Source as the Top Investor in High-Technology. The article discusses in detail the Small Business Innovation Research ("SBIR") funding program, which funds cutting edge technology and research with commercial applications. SBIR funding, according to GrantIQ, "is a very strong indicator that companies are high tech or hard tech." Harris & Harris Group topped the rankings based on the percentage of SBIR-backed companies in their historical portfolios and weighted according to the number of companies in each portfolio. The detailed rankings and methodologies used to derive them can be accessed at sbirsource.com/sbir/investors/.

Harris & Harris Group Announced As Top Ranked High-Tech Investor By SBIR Source And As An Investor In Innovation By Forbes.Com

New York, NY | Posted on February 19th, 2014

Additionally, Harris & Harris Group is characterized as a venture capital firm that invests in true innovation in an article posted on Forbes.com by J.J Colao titled, "Are These The VC Firms That Actually Fund Innovation?" The article discusses Harris & Harris Group's portfolio companies, D-Wave Systems, Inc., Solazyme, Inc., and Nantero, Inc., as innovators in their respective industries. The article can be accessed at www.forbes.com/sites/jjcolao/2014/02/18/are-these-the-vc-firms-that-actually-fund-innovation/. D-Wave Systems was also ranked by MIT Technology Review as one of the top 50 smartest companies. The article can be accessed at www.mediawebsite.net/elpaso/story/?catSetID=7007&catID=291157&nrid=245959081&page=1.

The articles discuss that science-based investing has been the foundation of the United States for many centuries. While a variety of consumer based platforms have come and gone, the foundation of some of the largest and most prominent companies in the world were built based on the hard sciences; biology, physics, chemistry, material science and analytics.

"We believe our continued commitment to investing at the intersection of biology and other scientific disciplines will lead to innovations commercialized by transformative companies using disruptive science in the future," said Douglas W. Jamison, CEO of Harris & Harris Group. "We are very appreciative that SBIR Source and J.J. Colao from Forbes recognized the importance and major contribution we have made and continue to make by guiding our early-stage companies to become global disruptors."

####

About Harris & Harris Group, Inc.
Detailed information about Harris & Harris Group and its holdings can be found on its website at www.HHVC.com and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/harrisharrisvc.

This press release may contain statements of a forward-looking nature relating to future events. These forward-looking statements are subject to the inherent uncertainties in predicting future results and conditions. These statements reflect the Company's current beliefs, and a number of important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in this press release. Please see the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012, as well as subsequent filings, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a more detailed discussion of the risks and uncertainties associated with the Company's business, including, but not limited to, the risks and uncertainties associated with venture capital investing and other significant factors that could affect the Company's actual results. Except as otherwise required by Federal securities laws, the Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise these forward-looking statements to reflect new events or uncertainties. The references to the websites www.HHVC.com, www.facebook.com, http://sbirsource.com, www.forbes.com and www.mediawebsite.net have been provided as a convenience, and the information contained on such websites is not incorporated by reference into this press release. Harris & Harris Group is not responsible for the contents of third party websites.

For more information, please click here

Copyright © Harris & Harris Group, Inc.

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

Mass spectrometers with optimised hydrogen pumping March 1st, 2015

Imec Demonstrates Compact Wavelength-Division Multiplexing CMOS Silicon Photonics Transceiver March 1st, 2015

onic Present breakthrough in CMOS-based Transceivers for mm-Wave Radar Systems March 1st, 2015

Graphene Shows Promise In Eradication Of Stem Cancer Cells March 1st, 2015

VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding

Silicon Catalyst Announces Partnership With imec to Support Semiconductor Start-Ups February 23rd, 2015

Ligar secures investment from Wallace Corporation to commercialise polymers that pick out good and bad molecules: Ground-breaking science innovation removes molecules in the wrong place from liquids February 15th, 2015

Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company D-Wave Systems Raises an Additional $29 Million (CAD), Closing 2014 Financing at $62 Million (CAD) February 2nd, 2015

Ref signals deep impact as EPSRC announces £30 million for impact acceleration accounts (IAA) January 21st, 2015

Investments/IPO's/Splits

Arrowhead to Present at 2015 RBC Capital Markets' Global Healthcare Conference February 17th, 2015

Iran 1st among Islamic Nations in Scientific Production, Nanotechnology February 16th, 2015

Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company D-Wave Systems Raises an Additional $29 Million (CAD), Closing 2014 Financing at $62 Million (CAD) February 2nd, 2015

Malaysian Nanotechnology Company Nanopac Innovation Ltd. lists on the NSX January 19th, 2015

Announcements

Imec, Murata, and Huawei Introduce Breakthrough Solution for TX-to-RX Isolation in Reconfigurable, Multiband Front-End Modules for Mobile Phones: Electrical-Balance Duplexers Pave the Way to Integrated Solution for TX-to-RX Isolation March 1st, 2015

Imec Demonstrates Compact Wavelength-Division Multiplexing CMOS Silicon Photonics Transceiver March 1st, 2015

onic Present breakthrough in CMOS-based Transceivers for mm-Wave Radar Systems March 1st, 2015

Graphene Shows Promise In Eradication Of Stem Cancer Cells March 1st, 2015

Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records

Rice's Stephan Link honored for nanoscience research: The Welch Foundation honors ‘rising star’ with $100,000 Hackerman Award February 26th, 2015

Cutting-edge technology optimizes cancer therapy with nanomedicine drug combinations: UCLA bioengineers develop platform that offers personalized approach to treatment February 24th, 2015

QD Vision Named Edison Award Finalist for Innovative Color IQ™ Quantum Dot Technology February 23rd, 2015

Rosetta Team Wins the National Space Society's Science and Engineering Space Pioneer Award February 23rd, 2015

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE




  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More










ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2015 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE