the Center

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    A non-profit in San Francisco dedicated to providing entrepreneurs with quality resources and access to mentors, training, and networking – all at no charge.

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    That exhilarating, in-the-moment place between where you’ve been and where you’re going on your journey as an entrepreneur.


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    Someone who’s willing to sacrifice sleep, sanity, and savings to grow an idea – because that’s just how they’re wired.

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    A dreamer, problem-solver, doer, and risk-taker. See also: Decision-maker, coffee-maker, and multi-tasker.

Programs & Events

Got questions? We've got lots of answers, perspectives, and ideas for you with our wide range of classes and events. When you're done quenching your thirst for knowledge, join us for a coffee break or happy hour to meet other members of our entrepreneurial community.

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Here, we share news and inspiration from the Center. Learn more about exciting upcoming events, new partnerships and programs, and the stories of inspiring people, companies, and ideas that are part of the Center's extended entrepreneurial community.

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About Us

The Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center is a San Francisco-based non-profit organization designed to educate, innovate, and connect aspiring and current entrepreneurs. Established in 2014 with support from the Nasdaq Education Foundation, the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center serves the greater Bay Area community through differentiated events, meaningful entrepreneurial education, and a strong commitment to mentorship.

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