The Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center

Located in San Francisco, the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center is a non-profit organization created to connect, inspire and educate entrepreneurs.

NEC Front
harnessing the power of innovation
The impact and the opportunities to build meaningful, great companies of all sizes is critical to advancing a global movement around the power of innovation.
Nicola Corzine, Executive Director, Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center
Our Mission
Established in 2014 with support from the Nasdaq Educational Foundation, the Center serves entrepreneurs from around the world. Through world-class mentorship, training and support, the Center connects entrepreneurs with the critical resources to create, launch and scale their businesses.
ABOUT THE CENTER

What We Do

Support

Help entrepreneurs uncover solutions based on their vision for success over the long-term

Foster

Facilitate long-lasting connections for entrepreneurs across disciplines

Train

Provide world-class events and complimentary programs led by innovators

Conduct

Produce original, actionable research on entrepreneurship

Redefine

Strive to redefine perceptions of entrepreneurship in the public imagination

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impacting entrepreneurs
456+
original programs
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Attend an Event
As part of its commitment to empowering entrepreneurship, the Center hosts free workshops, events, and programs led by academics, founders and industry experts.
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impacting entrepreneurs
456+
original programs
Explore the Space

With a 13,000-square-foot facility, the Center is a dynamic and inspiring destination. Its world-class facilities include an event space, a broadcast studio and connected classrooms — where entrepreneurs can learn, connect and create. 

A Community of Entrepreneurs
10,500
entrepreneurs served through the Center
Entrepreneurial Center
Plan Your Visit
The Center is located at 505 Howard Street San Francisco, CA — occupying the entire plaza level of one of the busiest innovation hubs in the area.
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A Community of Entrepreneurs
10,500
entrepreneurs served through the Center

About the Nasdaq Educational Foundation

The Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center is supported by the Nasdaq Educational Foundation. Founded in 1994, the mission of the Foundation is to support programs that further the Nasdaq vision and mission of connecting business, capital and innovative ideas to advance global economies. 

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