ADVISORY, Nov. 8, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only community of the world's top, young entrepreneurs, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City in honor of Entrepreneur month. The President recently named November as Entrepreneur Month.
Last month, The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) announced a new collaboration with the White House to create a new investment model for Generation Y entrepreneurs struggling to get their companies off the ground, called Gen Y Capital Partners. Gen Y Capital Partners will invest in as many as 100 start-ups over the next 3-5 years and, through subsequent funds, several hundred over the next decade.
Scott Gerber, Founder of YEC, will officially ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC):
About the YEC: The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only nonprofit organization comprised of the country's most promising young entrepreneurs. The YEC promotes entrepreneurship as a solution to youth unemployment and underemployment and provides its members with access to tools, mentorship, and resources that support each stage of a business's development and growth. For more information about the council visit: www.theyec.org.
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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 3,500 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 http://www.nasdaqomx.com. *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/NASDAQ-OMX/108167527653) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).