Adena Friedman, President and CEO of Nasdaq, said that cryptocurrencies could become the "financial element of the Internet".
According to the head of Nasdaq Inc., they may launch a crypto exchange in future as the regulation around these digital assets evolves.
SMARTS market surveillance technology used by Nasdaq will be shared with the Gemini exchange, led by Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss.
Comparing Bitcoin and Nasdaq's behavior, Sheena Shah, Morgan Stanley's strategist said, "The bitcoin rally was around 15 times the speed."
NASDAQ is expected to launch a differentiated Bitcoin futures investment product this year. The company's final decision remains dependent upon demand and risk factors.