Harris & Harris Group Notes DuPont Acquisition of Innovalight

NEW YORK, July 25, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:TINY) notes that DuPont and Innovalight, Inc., today announced the acquisition of Innovalight, Inc., a privately held, venture-funded, solar cell technology company headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA. DuPont's press release may be viewed at http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/dupont-expands-in-solar-energy-with-acquisition-of-innovalight-126111963.html.

Harris & Harris Group made its initial investment in Innovalight in April 2006. As of March 31, 2011, Harris & Harris Group valued its position at $3,920,428. Harris & Harris Group expects to receive up to approximately $5.4 million in this transaction.

Harris & Harris Group is a publicly traded venture capital company that invests in nanotechnology and microsystems. Detailed information about Harris & Harris Group and its holdings can be found on its website at www.HHVC.com.

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