ADVISORY, April 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Women's Venture Fund, a non-profit organization that supports budding and more established women entrepreneurs with funding and business development assistance, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square and will announce the 2013 Highest Leaf Award Honorees.
In honor of the occasion, Maria Otero, Esq., Founder and President, Robert W. Walsh, Commissioner, will ring the Closing Bell and will announce the 2013 honorees.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Thursday, April 25, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
Maria Otero, Esq.
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About Women's Venture Fund:
Founded in 1994, The Women's Venture Fund (WVF) is a nonprofit organization that helps women establish thriving businesses in urban communities with funding and business development programs. The organization has served more than 17,000 firms, helping to launch more than 3,200 small businesses through a range of services including entrepreneurial training, technical assistance advisory services, and small loans. The organization is a Certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). By troubleshooting specific challenges and encouraging women to share their experiences with other entrepreneurs, WVF is able to expedite the growth of businesses participating in our programs. To learn more about Women's Venture Fund, visit: http://www.wvf-ny.org/.
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