F.ounders To Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, March 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

F.ounders, an annual private gathering for founders of the world's leading tech companies, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to host its F.ounders New York Conference on March 14, 2013.

Attendees at the event include the CEO's of Box, Foursquare, Etsy, Gilt, Mozilla, Uber, Care and many more. Leading investors from Goldman Sachs, Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Partners and Index Ventures will be in attendance. Topics up for discussion include internationalisation, disruption, regulation and going public. F.ounders has been referred to by Bloomberg as 'Davos for geeks'.

In honor of the occasion, Paddy Cosgrave, founder of F.ounders will ring the Opening Bell.

For periodic updates, content and exclusive photos, please visit NASDAQ's social media pages at: http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ http://twitter.com/nasdaqomx

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43 rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Thursday, March 14 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET 

Contact: Daire Hickey (646) 589-2026 dh@f.ounders.com

NASDAQ MarketSite: Jen Knapp (212) 401-8916 Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx .

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About F.ounders:

F.ounders is an invitation only event that brings together some of the leading tech companies from across the world. Bloomberg has called it "Davos for Geeks". Previous attendees include the founders of YouTube, Skype, Twitter, LinkedIn and Netflix. The annual event is held in Dublin each October.

About NASDAQ OMX Group:

The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 26 markets including 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-55 microsecond average speeds with 99.99% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,300 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com . Follow us on Facebook ( http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ ) and Twitter ( http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx ). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)

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