Adena Friedman, the CEO of Nasdaq says the company is interested in becoming a cryptocurrency exchange platform. Nasdaq is the second-largest stock exchange in the world in terms of market capitalization. The company is the latest in a slew of institutional investors looking to enter the burgeoning cryptocurrency market.
Properly Assessing the Cryptocurrency Landscape
The Nasdaq CEO said that the company would consider creating its own cryptocurrency exchange service in the future. She made this known during an interview with CNBC on Wednesday, 25 April 2018. Friedman also said that the company would carefully evaluate the market to determine the viability of such a move.