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University of Texas at Austin Venture Labs Investment Competition Director to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell




University of Texas at Austin Venture Labs Investment Competition (formerly Moot Corp Competition) will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square to celebrate the winner of the 2010 Global Competition.

In honor of the occasion, University of Texas at Austin Venture Labs Investment Competition representatives and the founders of BiologicsMD, the 2010 Global Champion, will preside over the Closing Bell.

University of Texas at Austin is a NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation partner.


  • Rob Adams, Director of the University of Texas at Austin Venture Labs Investment Competition
  • Paul Mlakar, president, BiologicsMD


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


Friday, June 11, 2010 at 3:50 - 4:30 p.m. ET      


Ann Whitt

(512) 699-7444 

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Jolene Libretto

(646) 441-5220

Feed Information:

The Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto (646) 441-5220.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the Closing Bell is also available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.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 Venture Labs Investment Competition:

Begun at the University of Texas at Austin by MBA students in 1984 as the Moot Corp Competition, the newly renamed Venture Labs Investment 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 investment competition." Visit for more information.

About NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation:

The mission of The NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation is to promote learning about capital formation, financial markets and entrepreneurship through innovative educational programs. It was established in New York City in 1994 and is supported entirely by contributions from The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.


The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with more than 3,600 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries.  NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook ( and Twitter (


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