Disruptor Foundation and RELEVENTS Kick Off The Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards and Anti-Summit at The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, April 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

The leaders and innovators of the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards (TDIA) and The Disruptor Foundation will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Craig Hatkoff Co-Founder of the Tribeca Film Festival and TDIA, Kim Rivielle CEO of RELEVENTS, Thomas Suarez Carrort Corp, Georgia Dienst Google Solve for X, and Kelly Le Brock Iconic Actress of Weird Science & The TDIA “Disruptor” Fellows & Winners will ring the Closing Bell.

Hashtags to use:

#TDIA2015 #RELEVENTS #Antisummit #TribecaTogether #DisruptSocial #TFF2015

Where:

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

When:

Thursday, April 23, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

RELEVENTS TDIA Media Contact:

Donnetta Campbell

(646) 531-1512

DonnettaCampbell@me.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:

Christine Barna

(646) 441-5310

Christine.Barna@nasdaq.com

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

About The Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards:

Based on the studies of Harvard Business School professor Clayton M. Christensen and helmed by Tribeca’s Craig Hatkoff, The Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards (TDIA) celebrates those whose ideas have broken the mold to create significant impact. Christensen’s original Disruptive Innovation Theory explained how simpler, cheaper technologies, products, and services could decimate industry leaders. TDIA showcases applications of disruptive innovation which has spread far beyond the original technological and industrial realms into the fields of healthcare, education, international development, politics and advocacy, media, the arts and entertainment.

About RELEVENTS:

RELEVENTS produces events that are curated from a collective lens – connecting leaders, generations, brands and markets by keeping them relevant for the future. We create authentic interaction around real issues and prepare leaders for the competition that’s coming.

We blur the lines and solve problems by changing the people in the room. When you partner with RELEVENTS you have the opportunity to become part of a unique community of movement-makers. You choose to support the future of your industry and take action toward creating a relevant future for yourself and your company.

About the Anti-Summit:

The Anti-Summit challenges and immerses participants in a series of modular Do-Tanks that tackle intractable problems, create actionable outcomes and instant communities. 300 doers will shape the future of peer-to-peer exchange and drive real Business Hactivism at the Anti-Summit. Somewhere between Davos and Burning Man, this extreme transformative experience explores the collision of arts, sciences, humanities, technology and business and their inevitable impact on the future of innovation.

About The Disruptor Foundation:

Co-founded by Professor Clayton Christensen, Irwin Kula, and Craig Hatkoff in 2009, the Disruptor Foundation is a private 501(C)3 non-profit whose mission is to raise awareness of and encourage the advancement of disruptive innovation theory and its application in societally-critical domains.

The Foundation’s marquee event, the annual Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards, is presented in collaboration with the Tribeca Film Festival and the Harvard Business School’s Professor Clayton Christensen, originator of disruptive innovation theory.

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 approximately $9.5 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.

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