SOURCE: NASDAQ

August 18, 2005 10:37 ET

MOOT CORP Director and Winning Venture From Thailand to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

-- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 18, 2005 --


What:

Dr. Gary Cadenhead, Director of the MOOT CORP Competition at The University of Texas at Austin will preside over the opening bell along with the entrepreneurs from this year's winning venture, Idyll Life, from Thammasat University in Bangkok, Thailand. Dr. Cadenhead will also be accompanied by Rob Adams, who will become the MOOT CORP Director on September 1, 2005.The NASDAQ Educational Foundation is a sponsor of the MOOT CORP Competition at The University of Texas at Austin. The Global MOOT CORP Competition is an MBA New Venture competition that brings graduate students from all populated continents to Austin to compete for over $200,000 in prizes including a $100,000 investment. This year more than 40 teams representing 30 universities in 10 countries competed. The plans are judged by panels consisting of VCs, Entrepreneurs, CEOs, Attorneys, and Accountants.

Where:

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

When:

Friday, August 19th, 2005, at 9:30 a.m. EDT

Feed Information:

The opening bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA-5 C-band/transponder 14. The downlink frequency is 3980 horizontal; audio: 6.2/6.8. The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Lowenthal at (646) 441-5220.

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Dr. Gary Cadenhead, Ph. D.
    MOOT CORP. Director
    (512) 471-5289
    Email Contact

    Ann Whitt
    MOOT CORP Coordinator
    The University of Texas at Austin
    CBA 6.210
    512-232-6597
    Email Contact

    NASDAQ MarketSite:
    Stephanie Lowenthal
    646.441.5220