Harris & Harris Group CEO to Speak on Bringing Early-Stage Innovations to Market at TechConnect Conference

NEW YORK, June 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, will continue its support of innovation in technology and venture investing through its presenting sponsorship of The TechConnect World Innovation Conference, being held alongside The National SBIR Conference and The National Innovation Summit and Showcase taking place June 15-17 in Washington D.C.

Doug Jamison, CEO of Harris & Harris Group, will speak as part of a panel on "Innovation Spotlights, Venture Investments," where he will discuss the Company’s strategies for early stage investing. Mr. Jamison will speak today, June 15th, at 1:30 p.m., followed by a Q&A session at 2:35 p.m. Both sessions will be located in room National Harbor 5 of the Gaylord Convention Center. In addition to Mr. Jamison’s panel appearance, Harris & Harris Group will be well represented all three days of the conference.

"Harris & Harris Group's goal has always been to advance groundbreaking companies and innovations from a very early stage. TechConnect’s mission to accelerate the commercialization of innovations out of the lab and into industry aligns nicely with our vision and philosophy,” said Mr. Jamison. “Additionally, the National Innovation Summit brings some of the world's emerging technologies ready for commercialization to the forefront, and we couldn’t be more proud to sponsor such an event.”

Harris & Harris Group is sponsoring the event as a TechConnect Acceleration Partner for the second year in a row. For more information regarding the event and a look at the event’s agenda please visit: http://www.techconnectworld.com/World2015/.

About Harris & Harris Group

Harris & Harris Group, Inc. is a publicly traded venture capital firm that is also a business development company. Detailed information about Harris & Harris Group, Inc. and its holdings can be found on its website at www.HHVC.com and by following on Twitter @harrisandharrisgroup.

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, 2014, 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.techconnectworld.com, www.HHVC.com and www.Facebook.com 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.

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