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Techweek NYC to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Oct. 09, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Techweek, the nation’s leading traveling technology festival, whose mission is to build a better world through tech entrepreneurship, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. The 3rd annual Techweek New York, sponsored by LOFT is a weeklong festival that will take place October 12-18 at Metropolitan Pavilion. The week long festival will feature a wide range of events, including the Launch startup competition, Hiring Fair, Hackathon, an expo floor, and speaking sessions with leaders in the tech community.

In honor of the occasion, Katy Lynch, Chief Executive Officer will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Monday, October 12, 2015 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Techweek Press Contact:

Meg Scharf
773.609.2741
meg@techweek.com

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

Social Media:

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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 Techweek:

Techweek is a seven-day festival for entrepreneurs, tech visionaries and thought leaders to meet and enable the innovation ecosystem in cities across the US and beyond. Locations currently include Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, Kansas City, Miami, New York, and Havana. Techweek curates compelling programming that casts a global spotlight on each community and its leaders. Past speakers include Rahm Emanuel (Mayor, Chicago), Travis Kalanick (CEO, Uber), Craig Newmark (Founder, Craigslist), Peter Diamandis (Founder, X PRIZE), and Jim McKelvey (Co-Founder, Square). For more information on Techweek New York, please visit: www.techweek.com/newyork

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:NASDAQ, Inc.