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




University of Texas at Austin Venture Labs Investment Competition, a competition designed to mimic the real-world process of raising venture capital, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Rob Adams, VLIC Director, and Innoblative Designs, the 2014 Global Champion, will ring the Closing Bell.


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


Friday, June 13, 2014 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET         

University of Texas Contact:

Ann Whitt

(512) 699-7444

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Christine Barna

(646) 441-5310

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About Venture Labs Investment Competition:

The Venture Labs Investment Competition, now in its 31st year, is produced by Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs at the McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin. The Global Venture Labs Investment Competition is an annual, graduate student-centric event designed for new ventures from around the world to obtain funding and feedback from investors and successful entrepreneurs. The competition simulates the real world process of raising venture capital. The Competition is the oldest operating inter-business school competition in the world and has been named "the Super Bowl of world business plan competitions."

About The 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.

About NASDAQ OMX Group

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