ADVISORY, Sept. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —
The Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing quality resources and access to mentors, training, and networking for entrepreneurs, will ring the Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell remotely from its location in San Francisco’s South Financial district to celebrate its opening on September 24, 2015.
In honor of the occasion, the following guests will ring the Closing Bell:
– Gavin Newsom, California Lieutenant Governor
– The 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors*, including Center Festus Ezeli
– Nicola Corzine, Executive Director, Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center
– Bob Greifeld, CEO, Nasdaq
– Börje Ekholm, Chairman, Nasdaq
– Hans-Ole Jochumsen, President, Nasdaq
– Bruce Aust, Vice Chairman, Nasdaq and President, Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center
– Joan Conley, Senior Vice President, Nasdaq and Managing Director, Nasdaq Educational Foundation
Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center – 505 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA
Thursday, September 24, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET / 12:45 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. PT
*Warriors group media availability will run prior to the Bell Ceremony from 12:30 p.m. to 12:38 p.m. PT
The Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center Media Contact:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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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.
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.