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Tyra Banks to Ring Nasdaq Closing Bell Remotely From the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center in San Francisco to Celebrate Center’s One-Year Anniversary

ADVISORY, Sept. 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:
The Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing quality education, resources and access to mentors, training, and events for entrepreneurs, will celebrate its one-year anniversary by ringing the Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell remotely from the Center’s location in San Francisco’s South Financial district on Tuesday, September 27, 2016.

In honor of the occasion, the following guests will ring the Closing Bell:

  • Tyra Banks, Super model, Television Creator/Producer and CEO of TYRA Beauty, which is celebrating its one-year anniversary on September 27th
  • Bob Greifeld, CEO, Nasdaq
  • Bruce Aust, Vice Chairman, Nasdaq and President, Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center
  • Nicola Corzine, Executive Director, Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center

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

When:
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET / 12:45 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. PT
* Tyra group media availability will run prior to the Bell Ringing from 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. PT

Media RSVP:
Credentialed members of the media interested in attending should RSVP to emily.pan@nasdaq.com

The Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center Media Contact:
Matt Paget
(917) 502-1298
mpaget@extensionpr.com

Nasdaq Media Contact:
Emily Pan
(646) 441-5120
emily.pan@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:
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Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
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DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
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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 The Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center:
The Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center is a San Francisco-based non-profit organization designed to educate, innovate, and connect aspiring and current entrepreneurs. Established in 2014 with support from the Nasdaq Educational Foundation, the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center serves the greater Bay Area community through differentiated events, meaningful entrepreneurial education, and a strong commitment to mentorship. For more information please visit: http://thecenter.nasdaq.org/

About The Nasdaq Educational Foundation:
The Nasdaq Educational Foundation, Inc. was established in 1994 and is supported entirely by contributions from Nasdaq. The mission of The Nasdaq Educational Foundation, Inc. is to promote and provide opportunities through collaborations and initiatives that support and deliver innovative educational programs and charitable activities.

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 3,700 listed companies with a market value of approximately $9.3 trillion and nearly 18,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.

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