Harris & Harris Group Makes Follow-on Investment In CSwitch

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 20, 2006--Harris & Harris Group, Inc. announced today that it has made a follow-on investment, in which it acted as the lead investor, as part of a $24 million Series B investment in CSwitch Corp. The Series B financing included new venture firms and strategic investors as well as Bay Partners, ATA Ventures and Charles River Ventures, the other Series A investors.

CSwitch is developing semiconductors for the communications market and plans to enter the market with products in the first quarter of 2007.

Harris & Harris Group is a publicly traded venture capital company that now makes initial investments exclusively in tiny technology, including nanotechnology, microsystems and microelectromechanical systems (MEMS). The Company's last 29 initial private equity investments have been in tiny technology-enabled companies. The Company has 20,756,345 common shares outstanding.

Detailed information about Harris & Harris Group and its holdings can be found on its website at www.TinyTechVC.com.

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 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, Harris & Harris Group, Inc., undertakes no obligation to update or revise these forward-looking statements to reflect new events or uncertainties. The reference to the website www.TinyTechVC.com has been provided as a convenience, and the information contained on such website is not incorporated by reference into this press release.


Harris & Harris Group, Inc.
Charles E. Harris, 212-582-0900

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