Young Markets

The Conference for the Future of Markets – Alpha Needs Innovation


Patrick L Young – CEO DV Advisors, Chairman & Founder Young Markets

Mr. Patrick L. Young - YM Founder and Chairman

Mr. Patrick L. Young – YM Founder and Chairman

Over a 25 year career in global financial markets, Patrick L Young has built up a strong track record predicting the exchange space.
His “Capital Market Revolution!” quickly became a bestseller when first published in 1999 thanks to its predictions about the growth of electronic trading and the move to for profit
Having advised many new and legacy exchanges world-wide, Young has spent much of the past decade advising buy side investors on financial market infrastructure debt and equity.
Young has considerable experience in financial markets originally in derivatives and
subsequently through various directorships in boutique investment banking private equity, IT, publishing and industry associations etc.
He is currently an independent non-executive director of the world’s largest institutional trading community, Liquidnet.
A passionate innovator, he has been in the vanguard of introducing new products such as Single Stock Futures and Sports/Entertainment/political contracts (“prediction markets” as a founder of Tradesports/Intrade.
Patrick runs a unique annual conference “Young Markets” devoted to the future of
financial markets and is active in emerging markets, especially the New Europe through his own investment vehicles.
He currently writes columns for’s “Op-Edge” and exchange journal “Trading Places.”
A leader (top 5%) with Gerson Lehrman Group, Patrick is available to provide direct advice on all aspects of investing in financial infrastructure world-wide.
To help develop understanding of the opportunity for investing in exchanges and financial infrastructure, Patrick created “Exchange Invest” as the first portal and daily newsletter service in the field.


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