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LendIt Conference to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Mar. 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

LendIt, the largest conference series dedicated to connecting the global online lending community, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Peter Renton, Co-Founder and Conference Chairman and Jason Jones, Co-Founder, will ring the Opening Bell. The LendIt Conference team’s appearance at Nasdaq coincides with the official one-month countdown to their annual flagship conference LendIt USA.

LendIt USA 2015 (to be held April 13-15 at the New York Marriott Marquis) will feature extensive networking opportunities, keynotes, panels, company demos, and the largest exhibition hall ever assembled in the online lending industry. More than 1500 online lending platforms, investors, and their partners from all over the world will be in attendance. Renaud Laplanche, Founder & CEO of Lending Club; Rob Suber, President of Prosper Marketplace; Lawrence H. Summers, Former United States Treasury Secretary, and many other leading industry players are slated to deliver keynotes at the conference.

For more information visit our website: http://www.lendit.co

Where:

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

When:

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

LendIt Conference Media Contacts:

Caroline Hornby, Marketing
caroline@lendit.co

Nora Steinman, Operations & Communications Manager
nora@lendit.co

Nasdaq MarketSite:

Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
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Webcast:

A webcast of the Nasdaq Opening Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About LendIt Conference:

LendIt is the largest conference series dedicated to connecting the global online lending community. LendIt hosts three conferences per year in the USA, Europe, and China. LendIt USA is the industry's annual flagship conference and brings together every major online lending platform from around the world. LendIt Europe and LendIt China are regional conferences that allow attendees to explore those markets in greater detail. Financial innovators, investors and pioneers from all over the world attend LendIt for an opportunity to learn from market leaders, form key business alliances, and showcase and launch industry-moving products and services. LendIt is the must-attend conference series for anyone conducting business within the online lending community.

About Nasdaq:

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq 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 is home to more than 3,500 listed companies with a market value of over $9.1 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaq.com/ambition or www.business.nasdaq.com.

-NDAQA-

Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.