CHICAGO, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- With the release of a comprehensive report
on the nanotechnology industry titled, "A 'TINY' Overview of Nanotechnology:
Big Ideas Come In Small Packages," William Blair & Company today announced
that it initiated research coverage of Harris & Harris Group, Inc.
(Nasdaq: TINY) ($16.06) with a Market Perform rating and company profile of
Aggressive Growth. Harris & Harris is a publicly traded venture capital firm
that makes noncontrolling investments in companies specializing in
nanotechnology and other micro-scale technologies, or "tiny technologies."
Analyst William Benton said he believes that Harris & Harris, whose
portfolio contains 18 investments, 13 of which are tiny-technology
investments, "offers investors the unique opportunity to participate in a
venture capital fund with a diverse portfolio of emerging technology
companies, led by a management team with excellent experience in the
nanotechnology field, and possessing the liquidity of a publicly traded
"Harris & Harris is a recognized expert in the tiny-technology field,
possessing a deep knowledge of the underlying technologies and a realistic
approach to developing a successful technology-based company," Benton said.
"Because of Harris & Harris's rich history with tiny-technology companies, we
believe that it is an attractive investment partner for a nanotechnology
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