2U, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWOU) And GetSmarter To Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, May 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What: 
2U, Inc. (Nasdaq:TWOU), a leader in partnering with colleges and universities to deliver the world's best digital education, and GetSmarter, a leader in collaborating with universities to offer premium online short courses to working professionals, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.

The ringing celebrates that on May 1, 2017, 2U agreed to acquire GetSmarter, with the transaction expected to close in the third quarter. By coming together, 2U and GetSmarter expect to build on their similar missions, accelerate the companies’ combined revenue growth, expand the addressable market for their product sets and take advantage of marketing leverage.

In honor of the occasion, members on both companies’ management teams, including GetSmarter Founder and CEO, Sam Paddock, will ring the Closing Bell. 

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

When:
Monday, May 22, 2017 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET         

2U Contact:
Cassie France-Kelly, 2U
cfrance-kelly@2U.com

or

Jemila Woodson, 2U
jwoodson@2U.com

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

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About 2U, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWOU)
2U partners with great colleges and universities to build what we believe is the world’s best digital education. Our platform provides a comprehensive fusion of technology, services and data architecture to transform high-quality and rigorous campus-based universities into the best digital versions of themselves. 2U's No Back Row® approach allows qualified students and working professionals around the world to experience a first-rate university education and successful outcomes. To learn more, visit 2U.com.

About Nasdaq
Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers 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 89 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to 3,800 total listings with a market value of $11.0 trillion. To learn more, visit: http://business.nasdaq.com.

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