Rand Capital Corp is a closed-end, diversified management company. The company focuses its equity investments in early or expansion stage companies or can structure its debenture investments for mature companies. Its principal investment objective is to achieve long-term capital appreciation on equity investments while maintaining a current cash flow from debenture and pass-through equity instruments to fund expenses. It invests in a mixture of debt and equity instruments. The debt securities have an equity component in the form of warrants or options to acquire stock or the right to convert the debt securities into stock.