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Founders Forum Rising Star Winner B12 to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell




Founders Forum Rising Star Winner B12 will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. Founders Forum is a private network of the world’s leading digital and technology entrepreneurs. B12 is the People-powered AI company that revolutionizes how websites are built and maintained for small businesses.

In honor of the occasion, Nitesh Banta, Winner of the Rising Star Award, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of B12, will ring the Opening Bell. 


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


Monday, October 24, 2016 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET  

B12 Contact:

Ethan Dobson

(201) 388-2938

Founders Forum Contact:

Anaïs Benazet

+44 2079385840

Nasdaq MarketSite:

Emily Pan

(646) 441-5120

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

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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About B12

B12’s first product uses human assisted AI to build and design websites in a completely new way. Through smart uses of automation in areas like algorithmic design and the right combination of highly skilled creative experts – art directors, designers and more – B12 is able to streamline the entire website design process, allowing customers to benefit from a high-touch experience and a self-optimizing, intelligent website at unprecedented speeds and prices. To learn more, visit:

About Founders Forum

Founders Forum is a private network of the world’s leading digital and technology entrepreneurs. The FF network brings together the best, brightest and most inspirational digital entrepreneurs, corporate CEOs and senior investors who engage in open debate, brainstorming, discussion and problem solving at forums across the world. To learn more, visit:

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: or


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