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Winners of 2015 Wharton Business Plan Competition to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, July 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Winners of the 2015 Wharton Business Plan Competition, a comprehensive platform that helps student entrepreneurs develop and launch their businesses, as well as providing a network for brainstorming, feedback, and future business opportunities, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Jill Anick, Associate Director, will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Friday, July 31, 2015 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Wharton Entrepreneurship Media Contact:

Peter Winicov
Director, Wharton Media Relations
(215) 746-6471
winicov@wharton.upenn.edu

Nasdaq MarketSite:

Angela Tu
(646) 225-0316
Angela.Tu@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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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 Wharton Entrepreneurship:

In 1973, The Wharton School became the first school to develop a fully integrated curriculum of entrepreneurial studies. Today Wharton, through Wharton Entrepreneurship (http://entrepreneurship.wharton.upenn.edu/), supports and seeds innovation and entrepreneurship globally through teaching, research and outreach to a range of organizations through its many programs, initiatives and research centers. At the same time, Wharton students and alumni are helping to build entrepreneurial enterprises around the world and impacting virtually every industry.

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 3,600 listed companies with a market value of approximately $9.6 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.

-NDAQA-

Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.