Managing Director of Harris & Harris Group Named on List of Power Players in Greentech

NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:TINY), an early-stage, active investor in transformative nanotechnology companies, notes that Alexei A. Andreev, Executive Vice President and a Managing Director of the Company, has been named on the AlwaysOn Power Players in Greentech list. An article discussing the nominating and selection process, as well as other nominees, can be viewed at

This is a well-deserved recognition for Alexei. Alexei and Harris & Harris Group were early investors in many of the companies that we believe are transformative in this space. Alexei's ability to recognize important emerging technology, to work with scientists to move their ideas from the lab to a business, and to work with early management teams to build quality companies is difficult to replicate. We are pleased he is receiving this recognition from his peers.

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