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Photo Release -- NASDAQ Welcomes Marketo [MKTO] to The NASDAQ Stock Market


NEW YORK, May 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced that trading of Marketo, Inc. (Nasdaq:MKTO), the provider of a leading cloud-based marketing software platform, commenced on The NASDAQ Stock Market on Friday, May 17, 2013. Marketo is listed under the ticker symbol MKTO.

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Marketo is a provider of an easy-to-use marketing software platform that enables a variety of organizations to engage in modern relationship marketing. Marketo's customer base extends across more than 2,300 customers across a multitude of industries including business services, consumer, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, media, technology and telecommunications. Marketo's marketing software solution drives revenue growth, improves sales effectiveness, streamlines marketing processes, increases efficiency and speed of marketing execution and provides deep analytical insight. Marketo has been recognized for its innovation with awards from CRM Magazine and AppExchange.

"Marketo is transforming marketing with its innovative platform which helps customers better target and execute marketing strategies that have greater and more meaningful impact on their businesses," said Nelson Griggs, Senior Vice President, NASDAQ OMX Corporate Client Group. "We are thrilled to welcome Marketo to NASDAQ's family of companies which have continued to progress and transform industries for more than 40 years. We congratulate Marketo on its successful listing and look forward to a long and enduring partnership in the years to come."

Since its foundation, NASDAQ has continuously been the exchange of choice for the some of the world's largest and most revolutionary companies. By listing with NASDAQ, Marketo joins leading software companies including Microsoft Corp., Adobe Systems Inc., Oracle Corp., and Responsys. NASDAQ is home to over 73 percent of technology companies listed on U.S. exchanges.


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 Follow us on Facebook ( and Twitter ( (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)

The information contained above is provided for informational and educational purposes only, and nothing contained herein should be construed as investment advice, either on behalf of a particular security or an overall investment strategy. Neither The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. nor any of its affiliates makes any recommendation to buy or sell any security or any representation about the financial condition of any company. Statements regarding NASDAQ-listed companies are not guarantees of future performance. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied. Past performance is not indicative of future results. Investors should undertake their own due diligence and carefully evaluate companies before investing. ADVICE FROM A SECURITIES PROFESSIONAL IS STRONGLY ADVISED.


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