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Web Summit to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell Remotely From Lisbon, Portugal




Nasdaq will open its market remotely from Lisbon, Portugal at Web Summit for the fourth consecutive year. Web Summit is a gathering of world class speakers, leading investors, international media and the most promising startups across the globe. This year more than 51,000 tech CEOs, founders, startups, investors and political leaders driving change across the world are coming together in Lisbon for Web Summit.

In honor of Web Summit's success, Web Summit Co-founder and CEO Paddy Cosgrave will ring the Closing Bell.


Center Stage at MEO Arena, Rossio dos Olivais, 1990-231 Lisbon, Portugal


Wednesday, November 9, 2016 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET       

Web Summit Media Contact:

Rich Forde

+353 851406395

Nasdaq MarketSite:

Emily Pan

(646) 441-5120

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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To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to and click on the market open of your choice.

About Web Summit

Web Summit is a global technology conference hosted annually in Lisbon. Founded in 2010, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 for this year's edition, held in Lisbon. It has grown from a small team to a company of over 150 focused on disrupting the conferencing industry through technology. Described as "The best technology conference on the planet".

In addition to Web Summit, Web Summit runs a series of f.ounders events, which has been described by Bloomberg as "Davos for Geeks" and are regular gatherings of 150 CEOs, VCs, media, world leaders and entrepreneurs of the world's leading companies and organisations.

In 2016 Web Summit has hosted a number of international events including Collision, MoneyConf, SURGE and RISE, based in New Orleans, Madrid, Bangalore and Hong Kong respectively.

About Nasdaq

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, 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 3,700 listed companies with a market value of approximately $9.3 trillion and nearly 18,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: or


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