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Slush to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell




Slush, the biggest startup and technology event in the Northern Europe, Baltics and Russia, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. Slush is a two-day event, designed to help the next generation of great, world-conquering companies forward, it takes place every fall in Scandinavia amidst one of the most dynamic tech ecosystems in the world. Slush 2014 takes place on November 18-19th in Helsinki with more than 10,000 attendees expected.

In honor of the occasion, Miki Kuusi, CEO and Main Organizer at Slush will ring the Closing Bell. Miki will be joined by 10 Nordic startups including, Bloglovin’, One Nordic Furniture Company, Reaktor, Sportsetter, TrademarkNow, Transfluent, Thinglink, Tictail and Viima Games as well as Amcham and The Consulate of Finland in New York.


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


Tuesday, October 28, 2014 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Slush Media Contact:

Tiina Liukkonen, CCO at Slush

+358 44 032 3322

Nasdaq MarketSite:

Christine Barna

(646) 441-5310

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 Slush:

Slush is the focal point for European and Asian startups and tech talent to meet with top-tier international investors, executives and media. In 2014, Slush brings together 10.000 attendees, more than 2500 companies and over 200 VC funds from Sequoia to Accel Partners for the two-day event, which takes place on November 18-19th in Helsinki.

Slush is a non-profit event organized by a community of entrepreneurs, investors, students and music festival organizers. Although Slush has grown from a 300-person event to become one of the leading events of its kind in the world, the philosophy behind it has remained the same: to help the next generation of great, world-conquering companies forward.

The first published speakers for Slush 2014 include for example Hiroshi Mikitani, the Co-Founder and CEO of Rakuten, and Taizo Son, the Founder of GungHo Online Entertainment and CEO of Movida Japan. In addition, we are proud to tell that Sami Inkinen, topical with the $3.5B acquisition of Trulia, and Ilkka Paananen, the CEO of Supercell, along with Martin Lorenzon, the Co-Founder and Chairman of Spotify and Co-Founder of Tradedoubler, will be joining us at Slush 2014. Follow us at and to get updates on the newest additions.

About Nasdaq:

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, 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 3,400 listed companies with a market value of over $8.5 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit


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