The Rice Business Plan Competition to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Oct. 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —

What: 
The Rice Business Plan Competition, the world’s richest and largest graduate-level student startup competition, hosted by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, which is Rice University’s internationally-recognized initiative, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, winner of the 2016 Rice Business Plan Competition, TriFusion Devices CEO Blake Teipel and Brad Burke, managing director of the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, host of the competition, will ring the Opening Bell. 

Where:
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:
Monday, October 10, 2016 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET  

The Rice Business Plan Competition Media Contact:
Jeff Falk
713-348-6327
jfalk@rice.edu   

Nasdaq MarketSite:
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
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
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Webcast:
A live stream of the Nasdaq Opening 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 Open, please go to http://business.nasdaq.com/discover/market-bell-ceremonies and click on the market open of your choice.

About The Rice Business Plan Competition
The Rice Business Plan Competition is the world’s richest and largest graduate-level student startup competition. It is hosted and organized by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, which is Rice University’s internationally-recognized initiative devoted to the support of entrepreneurship, and the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business. This is the 16th year for the competition. In that time, it has grown from nine teams competing for $10,000 in prize money in 2001, to 42 teams from around the world competing for more than $1.7 million in cash and prizes.

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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