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Australia United States Business Week Comes to Nasdaq

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As part of Australia United States Business Week (AUSBW) 2016, a high-level conference session will take place at the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center February 16, 2016 that will examine innovation strategies for corporations, as well as discuss the future of the tech IPO market. CEO of the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), Elmer Funke Kupper said today that these sessions will help to further develop the strong relationship that exists between ASX and Nasdaq.

“Australia is one of the world’s top 10 largest and most sophisticated financial markets, and plays a leading role in the Asia Pacific region by serving as a hub for developing tech and fin-tech companies,” said Kupper. “ASX has a longstanding and successful relationship with Nasdaq, which is important to both the exchange and Australia. I am delighted that I can be here today, along with senior Ministers from the Australian Government, to further develop this relationship. I thank Austrade for organizing the Australia United States Business Week.”

“Hosting ASX and senior Ministers from the Australian Government at the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center is an honor,” said Bruce Aust, vice chairman of Nasdaq and president of the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center. “Our mission and vision for finance, as well as the future of entrepreneurs, are aligned. This is an opportunity for us to highlight some of Silicon Valley’s best and brightest, and discuss the future of tech IPOs.”

What Australia United States Business Week Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center Function
Who Senior Australian Government Ministers and business leaders
Vice Chairman of Nasdaq & President of the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center, Bruce Aust
CEO of the Australian Securities Exchange, Elmer Funke Kupper
Founder of RocketSpace, Duncan Logan
Principal Advisor of the Business Council of Australia, Angus Armour
When Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. PST, followed by a networking function at 5:00 p.m. PST
Where Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center
505 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA, USA
Why An interaction between Australian and US business leaders in the digital technology sector that will examine future development in the sector and the outlook for IPO’s in 2016

Other events planned as part of AUSBW 2016 will take place February 22-26, 2016. For more information, visit http://www.austrade.gov.au.

About Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center

The Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center is a San Francisco-based non-profit designed to educate, innovate, and connect aspiring and current entrepreneurs. For more information about our vision, events, and facilities, visit our website at: thecenter.nasdaq.org

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For further information, contact Austrade: Michaela Browning +61 402 792 208 michaela.browning@austrade.gov.au

Source: Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center