Harris & Harris Group CEO to Participate in 2015 New York Venture Summit

NEW YORK, June 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, will continue its support of investing in New York City’s start-up ecosystem through its involvement at this year’s New York Venture Summit being held June 23rd – 24th at Digital Sandbox, New York City, NY.

Doug Jamison, CEO of Harris & Harris Group, will speak as part of a panel titled "The Art of Negotiating Term Sheets," where the discussion aims to teach entrepreneurs the ins and outs of term sheet negotiations and what they need to know to sustain a comfortable and lasting relationship with their VC. Mr. Jamison will speak today, June 24th, at 4:30 p.m., and the panel discussion will be located in Room 4 of The Digital Sandbox. In addition to Mr. Jamison’s panel appearance, he is a featured Investor Judge where he will advise and rate start-up companies in the life science/healthcare track. Also, Blake Stevens, Senior Associate and Vice President of Harris & Harris Group, participated in the Venture Coaching session that took place yesterday afternoon.

"Whenever there is an opportunity to connect with emerging companies and their CEOs, other investors, university researchers and more, we want to be involved,” said Mr. Jamison. “Being able to share our experience and expertise is something we at Harris & Harris Group enjoy doing, and when it benefits CEOs and start-ups in our own back yard of New York City it makes it that much more enjoyable.”

For more information regarding the event and a look at the event’s agenda please visit: http://www.youngstartup.com/newyork2015/overview.php

About Harris & Harris Group

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

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