Rand Capital and Microcision Announce Microcision's Relocation to Support Growth

Microcision relocated to fully renovated 40,000 square foot facility

BUFFALO, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 07/11/17 -- Rand Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: RAND) ("Rand"), a venture capital company which invests in growth businesses with unique product, service or technology concepts, announced that Microcision LLC, one of its investments since 2009, has relocated from Philadelphia to a fully renovated 40,000 square foot facility located in Pennsauken, New Jersey. Microcision is a leading custom manufacturer of medical device implants and instrumentation that are used in life-saving and life-enhancing procedures. This includes extremely difficult to produce implants used for neurology, dental, spine fusion, small bone fixation, drug infusion and numerous other medical procedures. Microcision differentiates itself from its competitors based on its manufacturing innovation, responsiveness and outstanding engineering and design service, qualities that are driving its growth.

Bob Kramer, President of Microcision, commented, "Microcision is undergoing considerable change as the medical field, particularly the use of medical implants, continues to advance. We have evolved into a state-of-the-art supplier of extremely complex and precise machined solutions using exotic, precious and base metals as well as medical grade plastics. In order to most effectively and efficiently serve our customers, which include leading global OEMs as well as new technology-driven start-ups, we are excited to have relocated our entire manufacturing operations a short distance into a fully renovated facility that is conducive with our FDA-compliant and ISO-registered requirements."

Allen F. ("Pete") Grum, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rand Capital, added, "Rand has been pleased to support Microcision's double-digit sales growth, as the company has positioned itself as an innovative leader within the customized medical implants field. The new facility will allow them to continue to grow their core business as well as develop and add new capabilities."

Microcision is a custom manufacturer of precision machined components, implants and assemblies with tolerances as tight as +/- .0001. From prototypes to production, Microcision capabilities include complex turning, drilling, cross-drilling, threading and milling of small parts made of exotic, precious and base metals as well as medical grade plastics. Committed to ISO standards, every process at Microcision ensures exact and consistent adherence to critical dimensions and lot traceability. Millions of dollars have been invested in state-of-the-art CNC technology, training, information and tracking systems, allowing Microcision to produce the most complex configuration in the most cost-effective manner. More information can be found at http://microcision.wix.com/microcision.

Rand Capital (NASDAQ: RAND) provides investors the ability to participate in venture capital opportunities through an investment in the Company's stock. Rand is a Business Development Company (BDC), and its wholly-owned subsidiary is licensed by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as a Small Business Investment Company (SBIC). Rand focuses its equity investments in early or expansion stage companies and generally lends to more mature companies. Rand looks for strong leadership who is bringing to market new or unique products, technologies or services that have a high potential for growth. Additional information can be found at the Company's website where it regularly posts information: http://www.randcapital.com/.

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Allen F. ("Pete") Grum
President and CEO
Phone: 716.853.0802
Email: pgrum@randcapital.com

Deborah K. Pawlowski / Karen L. Howard
Kei Advisors LLC
Phone: 716.843.3908 / 716.843.3942
Email: dpawlowski@keiadvisors.com / khoward@keiadvisors.com

Source: Rand Capital Corporation