Nasdaq Center of Entrepreneurial Excellence Award
The NASDAQ Center of Entrepreneurial Excellence award represents the highest honor that a University Entrepreneurship Center can receive. This special award was created by NASDAQ in association with the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers for the purpose of recognizing the unique achievements and outstanding efforts of entrepreneurship centers across the world.
The Nasdaq award honors those centers that have made and will continue to make enormous contributions in advancing entrepreneurship as the force in economic growth throughout the world. The honor is bestowed upon entrepreneurship centers that have made remarkable advancements in the entrepreneurial field in the following areas:
- outreach to emerging ventures
- entrepreneurship curriculum
- community collaborations
- special projects
- overall prestige
- recognition in the entrepreneurship field
- entrepreneurship research
Selection criteria is based on the breadth and depth of programs outlined, prestige of center, sustainability of programs, contributions to the advancement of entrepreneurship education and commitment to GCEC.
Information on applying for the Nasdaq Award is available on the GCEC Awards page.