Horizon Technology Finance To Present At The 2012 JMP Securities Financial Services And Real Estate Conference

FARMINGTON, Conn., Aug. 30, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Horizon Technology Finance Corporation (Nasdaq:HRZN) (the "Company" or "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 clean-tech industries, today announced that Christopher M. Mathieu, Chief Financial Officer, is scheduled to present and participate in one-on-one investor meetings at the 2012 JMP Securities Financial Services and Real Estate Conference. The conference will be held at The St. Regis New York Hotel in New York City, with the presentation at 12:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, September 13, 2012.

The presentation will be broadcast live over the Internet and can be accessed at http://wsw.com/webcast/jmp19/hrzn/ . In addition, the accompanying slide presentation and webcast will be available in the "Events & Presentations" section of Horizon's website, www.horizontechnologyfinancecorp.com/events.cfm .

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 clean-tech industries. The investment objective of Horizon Technology Finance is to maximize total risk-adjusted returns by generating current income from a portfolio of directly originated secured loans as well as capital appreciation from warrants to purchase the equity of portfolio companies. Headquartered in Farmington, Connecticut, with regional offices in Walnut Creek, California and Reston, Virginia, the Company 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, the Company'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 .

Forward-Looking Statements

Statements included herein may constitute "forward-looking statements," which relate to future events or our future performance or financial condition. These statements are not guarantees of future performance, condition or results and involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements as a result of a number of factors, including those described from time to time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no duty to update any forward-looking statement made herein. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release.
CONTACT: Horizon Technology Finance Corporation         Christopher M. Mathieu         Chief Financial Officer         (860) 676-8653         chris@horizontechfinance.com                  Investor Relations and Media Contacts:         The IGB Group         Leon Berman / Michael Cimini         (212) 477-8438 / (212) 477-8261         lberman@igbir.com  / mcimini@igbir.com