Nasdaq, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in trading, clearing, exchange technology, regulatory, securities listing, information, and public and private company services. It operates through the following segments: Market Technology, Investment Intelligence, Corporate Platforms, and Market Services. The Market Technology segment is a global technology solutions provider and partner to exchanges, clearing organizations, central securities depositories, regulators, banks, brokers, buy-side firms, and corporate businesses. The Investment Intelligence segment includes the firm's Market Data, Index, and Analytics businesses. The Market Data business sells and distributes historical and real-time market data to the sell-side, the institutional investing community, retail online brokers, proprietary trading shops, other venues, Internet portals, and data distributors. The Index business develops and licenses Nasdaq-branded indexes and financial products. The Analytics business provides asset managers, investment consultants, and institutional asset owners with investment insights and workflow solutions. The Corporate Platforms segment includes the company's Listing Services and IR & ESG Services businesses. These businesses deliver critical capital market and ESG solutions across the lifecycle of public and private companies. The Market Services segment consists of the Equity Derivative Trading and Clearing, Cash Equity Trading, FICC, and Trade Management Services businesses. It operates multiple exchanges and other marketplace facilities across several asset classes, including derivatives, commodities, cash equity, debt, structured products and ETPs. The company was founded by Gordon S. Macklin in 1971 and is headquartered in New York, NY.