ADVISORY, June 2, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
2011 Global Venture Labs Investment Competition will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, TNG Pharmaceuticals, 2011 Global Venture Labs Investment Competition winner, will ring the Closing Bell. University of Louisville's TNG Pharmaceuticals beat out 37 other student teams from around the world for the title of Global Champion.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Friday, June 3rd, 2011 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
The entire Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. Footage of the new logo unveiling will be available from 3:55 – 3:56 p.m. ET If you have any questions, please contact Jen Knapp (212) 401-8916.
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About University of Texas 2011 Global Venture Labs Investment Competition:
The Global Venture Labs Investment Competition dubbed "the Super Bowl of world investment competition" (formerly Moot Corp) is the premier world-wide investment competition for graduate students hosted annually at The University of Texas at Austin. Started by MBA students in 1984, the Competition (vlic.utexas.edu) which simulates the process of raising venture capital is the oldest new venture competition in the world.
The 2011 winner of the competition, TNG Pharmaceuticals from the University of Louisville, has developed a revolutionary vaccine that will alleviate the negative impact of the horn fly, considered the most health depleting and economically damaging pest of cattle. FlyVax is targeted to reduce the number of horn flies per cow, leading to increased farmer efficiency, production, and lower pesticide use.
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