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A History Anchored in Innovation
We transformed the financial markets with the introduction of the world’s first electronic stock market. Today, there are 4,000+ company listings on our exchange.
Apple launched its initial public offering on our exchange, marking one of the most iconic IPOs in U.S. history.
We empowered investors with the launch of the Nasdaq-100, an important growth index that includes 100 of the largest non-financial companies listed with us.
With innovation in our DNA, we fueled the growth of the New Economy, attracting some of the biggest technology companies such as Microsoft, Amazon and Cisco.
Wall Street got a little brighter with the debut of MarketSite, our global headquarters and home to our daily opening and closing bells.
One of the most anticipated initial public offerings, Google — now part of Alphabet — rang the opening bell at MarketSite to kick off trading of its shares on our exchange.
We continued to evolve into a global stock exchange with the acquisition of OMX, a leading exchange operator in the Nordics.
As a pioneer in the sustainability space, we reaffirmed our dedication to responsible investment and sustainable development by becoming a founding member of the United Nations Stock Exchanges initiative.
As part of our commitment to global expansion, we opened an office in Bangalore, India. Today, we have almost 40 offices around the world.
From intern to President and CEO, we named Adena Friedman CEO, the first woman to lead a major U.S. exchange.
Amazon celebrated the 20th anniversary of its initial public offering by ringing our opening bell. The stock opened at $18 per share in 1997 and is today trading above $1800.
We reimagined the markets of tomorrow — leveraging our innovative Financial Framework to power non-financial marketplaces such as InsurTech startup Extraordinary Re, the world's first marketplace for insurance liabilities.
We pushed the boundaries of possibilities with the relaunch of Nasdaq.com, reaffirming our commitment to our customers and marking a new era in our history.