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Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman Says Machine Learning, Blockchain, and Cloud Tech Will “Drive Evolution” of Capital Markets

Adena Friedman, President and CEO of Nasdaq, the world’s second-largest stock exchange with a market cap of over $17 trillion, says that emerging technologies (Emtech) continue to “drive the evolution” of capital markets.  As covered, Friedman believes that Cloud technologies will transform financial services and… Read More

Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman Reveals that the Stock Exchange Is Embarking on a Cloud Centric Strategy

Adena Friedman, President and CEO of Nasdaq, the world’s second-largest stock exchange with a market cap of over $17 trillion, says that Nasdaq began transforming financial markets with the launch of the very first electronic stock market back in 1971. Friedman notes: “From day one,… Read More

Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman Says Smaller IPO Market Needs to be Fixed

Last week, Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman sat down with CNBC to discuss the initial public offering market. Recently, multiple high profile issuers have completed an IPO or have indicated their intent to do so in the not so distant future. On the day Friedman was… Read More

Crypto Industry Responds to Old School Finance Getting into Crypto as Fidelity Launches Fidelity Digital Assets

Fidelity, a nearly seventy year old financial firm with $7.2 trillion in assets under management, announced its entry into blockchain based finance today with the launch of Fidelity Digital Assets. The vision is to offer institutional quality trading in crypto while providing a superior level … Read More

Nasdaq CEO Says ICOs Exploiting Retail Investors

The CEO of stock marketplace and benchmark index for US tech stocks, Nasdaq, has come down hard on the opportunism of issuers of ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings), whom she believes are “taking advantage” of retail investors, CNBC reports. An initial coin offering is a relatively… Read More

NASDAQ is Open to Becoming a Cryptocurrency Exchange

This should really come as no surprise. NASDAQ is open to becoming a cryptocurrency exchange. The regulated exchange says it is already providing its technology to other crypto exchanges so taking the additional step would not be that difficult. Speaking on CNBC today, NASDAQ CEO… Read More

Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman’s Vision for IPO Market Growth

Adena Friedman, CEO of NASDAQ, has published an Op-Ed on WSJ.com. Her topic of discussion is the challenging IPO market in the US. This is a frequent issue of debate as the decline of IPOs has been going on for years. Both elected and appointed… Read More

NASDAQ CEO Adena Friedman: We are a Global Fintech Company (Video)

NASDAQ CEO Adena Friedman visited the new CNBC digs today to welcome the morning show pundits to NASDAQ and chat up her company’s vision. Friedman, previously President & COO of NASDAQ, became the CEO on January 1st. Friedman stated, “we are both an exchange operator… Read More

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