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#NordicMade to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Aug. 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

The Nordic startup ecosystem will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in order to shed light on the exciting movements that are happening in the startup community. #NordicMade is the hashtag used to tag all these exciting news! This bell ceremony at Nasdaq will be the first time that the leaders from all Nordic hubs – Stockholm, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Oslo, and Reykjavik – meet at once.

In honor of the occasion, Salóme Guðmundsdóttir, Chief Executive Officer at Klak Innovit, will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

#NordicMade Media Contact:

Ghita Wallin
+358 40 1990953
ghita.wallin@slush.org

Nasdaq MarketSite:

William Briganti
(646) 441-5012
William.Briganti@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
DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:

A webcast of the Nasdaq Closing 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 Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.

About #NordicMade:

Slush, the leading startup and tech conference in Europe with 15,000 annual attendees, has invited ten Nordic startup organizations including SUP46, Founders House, Startup Norway, and Klak Innovit, to join them for a journey into one of the most exciting startup hubs in the world. Each startup community has also chosen two interesting founders to showcase to the NYC startup ecosystem.

The aim of the #NordicMade hashtag is to strengthen the co-operation between the Nordic hubs and bring the entire Nordic startup community together both on and offline. The event will be first of it’s kind in history bringing all Nordic hubs together, and will act as the launch for the #NordicMade hashtag.

The population of Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Iceland is only 26 million people combined, and yet the Nordic countries currently produce the most billion-dollar companies per capita trailing only Silicon Valley. Cell phones, Ikea furniture and H&M clothes have all become household items for people around the world. The next generation of giants is already budding in the Nordics.

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.

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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.