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Web Summit to Ring the Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell Remotely From Dublin, Ireland

ADVISORY, Nov. 03, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:
Nasdaq will close its market remotely from Dublin, Ireland at Web Summit for the third consecutive year. Web Summit is a gathering of world class speakers, leading investors, international media and the most promising startups across the globe. In less than 5 years, Web Summit has grown from a small team to a company of over 130 focused on disrupting the conference industry through technology and data science. In 2015 nearly 50,000 startups, investors, speakers and other attendees gathered at Web Summit events, including Collision in the US and RISE in Hong Kong.

In honor of Web Summit’s success, Web Summit Co-founder and CEO Paddy Cosgrave will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:
RDS Main Hall, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

When:
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET/8:45 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. GMT

Web Summit Media Contact:
Rich Forde
+353 851406395
richard@cilabs.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Will 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 Web Summit:
Web Summit is a global technology conference company based in Dublin, Ireland. It runs a series of international gatherings across the world. Its flagship event is Web Summit, held for the last five years in Dublin and which will move to Lisbon in 2016. In less than 5 years Web Summit has grown from a small team to a company of over 130 focused on disrupting the conference industry through technology and data science. In 2015 nearly 50,000 startups, investors, speakers and other attendees gathered at Web Summit events, including Collision in the US and RISE in Hong Kong. In 2016 nearly 100,000 will do so.

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 $8.8 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.