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The 2017 Forbes Midas List of the World’s Top Venture Capitalists to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

The 2017 Forbes Midas List of the World’s Top Venture Capitalists to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell ET | Source: NASDAQ, Inc.

ADVISORY, April 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —

What:
The 2017 Forbes Midas List of the top venture capitalists in the world will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. Produced in partnership with TrueBridge Capital Partners, the Forbes Midas List is the definitive ranking of the 100 best venture capitalists around the globe based on qualifying deals with at least a $200 million exit (IPOs or mergers & acquisitions) or rounds that value a company above $400 million in the last five years.

James Goetz of Sequoia Capital remains in the No. 1 spot for the fourth consecutive year. To view Forbes’ 16th annual Midas List, please visit https://www.forbes.com/midas/.

In honor of the occasion, featured Forbes Midas List member Brian Singerman (#5), Forbes magazine list editor Alex Konrad and Co-Founding General Partner at TrueBridge Capital Edwin Poston will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:
Thursday, April 20, 2017 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Forbes Media Contact:
Crystal Kwok
(212) 367-4871
ckwok@forbes.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Emily Pan
(646) 441-5120
emily.pan@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:
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Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
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DL 3811 Vertical
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Webcast:
A live stream of the Nasdaq Opening Bell will be available at:
https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:
To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://business.nasdaq.com/discover/market-bell-ceremonies and click on the market open of your choice.

About Forbes Midas List
The Forbes Midas List is a data-driven ranking of the world’s 100 top venture capitalists based on all exits (IPOs or acquisitions) above $200 million over the last five years. Forbes assessed an investor’s involvement in each deal and put a premium on new deals and capital that was risked at the earliest investment stages. Forbes also took into account public performance of VC-backed IPOs.

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 clients 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 85 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to approximately 3,800 listed companies with a market value of $10.1 trillion and nearly 18,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: business.nasdaq.com.

-NDAQA-

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