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Central European University (CEU) Kicks Off "Your Move" New Venture Competition in Partnership With NASDAQ OMX and Prezi

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ADVISORY, June 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

"Your Move" is a new venture competition that challenges CEU Business School MBA students to create a new company. Top participants will present their ventures to a panel of judges at the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City. The winning team will appear on the NASDAQ tower in Times Square and on the NASDAQ OMX MarketInsite website.

Participants are asked to assemble into teams and designate the various roles required of each new venture. The teams will be encouraged to conduct business in both advanced economies and emerging markets. Each team will develop a plan and presentation outlining the fundamentals of their venture, such as:

  • What is the value proposition each venture will offer and to whom?
  • Who are the potential competitors and partners in this venture?
  • What key resources are needed for the venture and how would they be acquired and developed?
  • How is growth measured for each venture?

The winners will be announced at 3:00 p.m. ET.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Thursday, June 5, 2014 – 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET

CEU Contact:
Barbara Raffai
+36309775635
raffaib@ceubusiness.org

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Alexa Sugrue
(212) 231-5552
Alexa.Sugrue@nasdaqomx.com

Josh Machiz
(212) 231-5614
Josh.Machiz@nasdaqomx.com

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About Central European University (CEU)

CEU Business School educates leaders and entrepreneurs who transform the organizations they work with, or in, into innovative, responsible entities that bring value to the world, and who make these organizations engines of jobs and market growth in emerging and established economies and in underserved regions. CEU Business School was founded in 1988 in Budapest, Hungary by a group of visionary leaders headed by legendary investor and philanthropist George Soros. The CEU Business School focuses on reinvigorating and building world-class financial hubs with a faculty committed to advancing effective financial markets and curriculum focused on nurturing a new generation of financial leaders for emerging economies. This commitment enforces the School's emphasis on integrity education to avoid corruption, a major obstacle in building an efficient financial services sector. The CEU Business School is now the region's leading business school and graduates are in demand at firms such as Citibank, Cisco, Ernst & Young, IBM, KPMG, Microsoft, and Procter and Gamble.

About The NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation

The mission of The NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation is to promote learning about capital formation, financial markets and entrepreneurship through innovative educational programs. It was established in New York City in 1994 and is supported entirely by contributions from The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

About NASDAQ OMX Group

NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,400 listed companies with a market value of over $8.5 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.

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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.