Harris & Harris Group CEO Doug Jamison to Speak on Innovation and Venture Investing at National Innovation Summit and Showcase

NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, today announced that it will be sponsoring the National Innovation Summit and Showcase being held alongside The National SBIR Conference as part of the 17th annual TechConnect World Conference.

Doug Jamison, CEO of Harris & Harris Group, will be speaking as part of a panel on "Innovation Spotlights, Venture Investments," where he will share his views on the formula Harris & Harris Group has created for successful early stage investing. Mr. Jamison will be speaking today, June 17th, during the 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. session located in room National Harbor 6 of the Gaylord Convention Center.

Mr. Jamison commented, "Harris & Harris Group's strategy is to build innovative companies from the ground up, and the National Innovation Summit and Showcase highlights innovations that have been vetted by industry and investment review committees. As such, the event delivers the world's largest showcase of industry-vetted emerging-technologies ready for commercialization, which is in harmony with our vision and philosophy."

In addition to speaking, Harris & Harris Group is sponsoring the event as a TechConnect Acceleration Partner. The National Innovation Summit and Showcase supports the White House and Congressional call for innovation commercialization initiatives, with partner organization TechConnect presenting the top innovations emerging from the nation's federal technology funding programs.

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