Foursquare And 2013 Foursquare Global Hackathon Winner To Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, April 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Foursquare will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of the success of the 2013 Foursquare Global Hackathon which took place on January 5-7. Foursquare will be joined by the creators of RewardBoard. RewardBoard is an app which allows businesses on Foursquare to display real-time check-ins on a monitor in their store or restaurant and print customizable coupons via an on-site printer.

In honor of the occasion RewardBoard creators Joe Clarke, Mikkel Green, Kevin Young, and Mike Schroll and Foursquare's Head of Platform, Akshay Patil, will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Monday, April 29, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET      

Contact : Laura Covington (347) 674-0763 laura@foursquare.com

NASDAQ MarketSite: Christine Barna (646) 441-5310 Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com

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Facebook and Twitter:

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: 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 RewardBoard:

RewardBoard is the result of a 48 hour global rapid prototyping competition put on by Foursquare. The RewardBoard team are members of Cowork MYR, a shared coworking space that hosts a group of creatives from various backgrounds and skill sets. Using a variety of Open Source Software and Hardware, including components from Adafruit Industries and the Ruby on Rails framework, RewardBoard allows venues to reward their customers with coupons. The venue controls the coupon value, who is eligible to receive them and how often via a web site. Additionally, check-ins and a top 10 list appear on an in-venue display.

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