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August Home, Inc., Meals on Wheels of San Francisco, and Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell Remotely From San Francisco

ADVISORY, Dec. 07, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:
August, a start-up based in San Francisco focused on building elegantly designed smart home access products and services, will visit the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center.

In honor of the occasion, August Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Jason Johnson and Bruce Aust, President, Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center, will ring the Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell remotely from the Center in San Francisco's South Financial district.

  • August is also announcing a hardware and services donation to Meals On Wheels of San Francisco and joining August for the ceremony will be Ashley McCumber, CEO and Executive Director and Bill Lee, CFO of Meals On Wheels of San Francisco
  • Meals On Wheels of San Francisco serves nutritious meals every day to 2,400 clients in the city of San Francisco.
  • August's donation to Meals On Wheels of San Francisco will comprise of August's core hardware products: the August Smart Lock, the August Smart Keypad and Doorbell Cam as well as the August app for iOS and Android.
  • In addition, August will donate its company's time and expertise to help initiate a pilot program with Meals On Wheels in 2016 to help drivers securely and safely enter clients’ homes to deliver nutritious meals.

Where:
Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center – 505 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA

When:
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET / 12:45 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. PT

August CEO Quote:
"It's wonderful that we at August are able to help homebound seniors in need by donating August products, services and time to the San Francisco chapter of Meals on Wheels," said Jason Johnson, co-founder and CEO of August. "Managing keys has been a real challenge for Meals On Wheels chapters as they seek to feed elderly and impoverished clients, many of whom have trouble hearing or physically opening the door."

August Home, Inc. Media Contact:
Brian Jaquet
(415) 235-4844
brian.jaquet@august.com

Meals on Wheels Media Contact:
Karl Robillard
(415) 722-4512
krobillard@mowsf.org

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:
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About August Home, Inc.:
August builds smart home access products and services that are safer than traditional keys, make life easier, and put you in control of your front door from anywhere in the world. With August products, you can create virtual keys to your home and easily grant access to house cleaners, dog walkers, delivery services, guests, friends, and family—and control how long that access lasts—all from your smartphone. August products work together, integrate with other smart devices and services, and are designed to fit naturally and elegantly into the home. Founded by technology entrepreneur Jason Johnson and renowned designer Yves Béhar, August is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

About Meals On Wheels:
Meals On Wheels of San Francisco and its volunteers provide seniors what they need to live independent and dignified lives – nutritious meals, professional social work and friendly visitors. This year we will deliver more than 1.5 million nutritious meals to homebound seniors living in every neighborhood of the city. Learn more at www.mowsf.org.

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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