FARMINGTON, CT – April 23, 2014 -- Horizon Technology Finance Corporation (NASDAQ: HRZN) ("Horizon"), a leading specialty finance company that provides secured loans to venture capital and private equity backed development-stage companies in the technology, life science, healthcare information and services, and cleantech industries, today announced that Robert D. Pomeroy, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at 4:00 pm ET.
Mr. Pomeroy will be joined by Gerald A. Michaud, President, Christopher M. Mathieu, Chief Financial Officer, and other members of the Horizon team to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the founding of the Company's Advisor, which has invested more than $1 billion in venture loans.
"We are pleased to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of our Advisor by ringing the closing bell at the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square," said Robert D. Pomeroy, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "Our strong track record in providing young, innovative companies with strategic growth capital has enabled Horizon to build a leading venture lending franchise. This event offers a unique opportunity to thank our employees, shareholders and other key stakeholders for their support as we continue to finance companies so they can accelerate innovation and bring products to market faster, while we can deliver long-term value to our shareholders."
A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell Ceremony can be accessed at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.
About Horizon Technology Finance
Horizon Technology Finance Corporation is a business development company that provides secured loans to development-stage companies backed by established venture capital and private equity firms within the technology, life science, healthcare information and services, and cleantech industries. The investment objective of Horizon is to maximize total returns by generating current income from a portfolio of directly originated secured loans as well as capital appreciation from warrants that it receives when making such loans. Headquartered in Farmington, Connecticut, with regional offices in Walnut Creek, California and Reston, Virginia, Horizon is externally managed by its investment advisor, Horizon Technology Finance Management LLC. Horizon's common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol "HRZN". In addition, Horizon's 7.375% Senior Notes due 2019 trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "HTF." To learn more, please visit www.horizontechnologyfinancecorp.com.
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