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University of Texas at Austin Moot Corp Competition Director to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell



What: University of Texas at Austin Moot Corp Competition will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square to celebrate the winner of the 2009 Global Moot Corp Competition, Novophage Therapeutics. In honor of the occasion, University of Texas at Austin Moot Corp representatives and the founders of Novophage Therapeutics, the 2009 Global Champion, will preside over the Opening Bell. University of Texas at Austin is a NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation partner. Who: * Rob Adams, Director of the University of Texas at Austin Moot Corp Competition * Michael Koeris, co-founder, Novophage Therapeutics Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Friday, July 31st, 2009 at 9:15 - 9:30 a.m. ET Contacts: Ann Whitt (512) 699-7444 NASDAQ MarketSite: Robert Madden (646) 441-5045

Feed Information:

The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on Galaxy 19 C/15, downlink frequency 4000 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the Opening Bell is also available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.


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About the Moot Corp Program:

Begun at the University of Texas at Austin by MBA students in 1984, the Moot Corp Competition is the oldest new venture competition in the world. The Competition provides graduate students with a chance to simulate the real world process of raising venture capital. Each May, teams from around the world come to Austin to compete in "the Super Bowl of world business plan competition." Visit for more information.


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