Dream Exchange Receives Investment from Harvey Catchings

Dream Exchange, a Chicago, IL-based minority-controlled stock exchange in the United States, received an investment from Harvey Catchings.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

The company intends to use the funds to expand operations and its development efforts.

Led by Joe Cecala Founder and CEO, Dream Exchange is preparing its application and operations to become the first minority-controlled company to operate a licensed stock exchange in the history of the United States. In addition, it is championing the creation of a new type of stock exchange called a venture exchange, which will list and trade the securities of smaller, early-stage companies, instilling ethics, humanity, and fairness into finance.

After being drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in 1974, Harvey Catchings had an 11-year NBA career before transitioning into the business world.