Tag "Sygnum"

SIX Acquires Major Stake in Custodigit

The Swiss Stock Exchange (SIX) has acquired a major stake in Custodigit. Custodigit is a joint venture created by Swisscom and Sygnum in 2018 that aimed to grow a trusted and regulatory compliant financial market infrastructure for digital assets. With

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Stakes Rising in Switzerland: The Business of Creating Cryptocurrencies

The adage “money begets money” is being given a twist in the world of decentralised finance. Here, people can make cryptocurrencies by creating cryptocurrencies. It’s a process called “staking” that promises eye watering interest rates – if you can stomach

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Switzerland to Participate in Singapore Fintech Festival 2020 With Digital Exhibitors

The Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE) and the Swiss Business Hub ASEAN will be participating in this year’s Singapore FinTech Festival 2020 (SFF) on the 7-11 December with a digital Swiss Pavilion featuring 8 exhibitors. The virtual participation is part of

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A Look at Switzerland’s Blockchain DLT Fintech Industry

A recent analysis by ccecosystems.news has identified 167 blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) startups focusing on financial services in Switzerland. Out of the 167 companies, only 117 had a valid Internet presence, implying that about 30% of these ventures

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Top 8 Swiss Fintech “Bankers” in 2020 – Bilanz Ranking

The recently released Bilanz’s list of top 100 Swiss bankers serves to recognise and celebrate the contributions that these financial leaders have made in the region. We would like to highlight the additions of eight fintech “bankers” who have also

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Top 17 Swiss Fintech Startups 2020

The 10th-anniversary edition of Venturelab’s Top 100 Swiss Startup Award has been released where the award show was live-streamed for the first time. The 100 most innovative and promising Swiss startups are picked by a panel of 100 leading investors

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Sygnum’s Digital Asset Trading Facility Gets Regulatory Clearance From FINMA

Sygnum, a Switzerland Singapore based digital asset bank, has received FINMA regulatory approval for its digital asset trading facility (OTF). This is a central element of Sygnum’s end-to-end tokenization offering, a regulated solution which covers the complete life-cycle of a

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The 10 Nominees for the Swiss Fintech Startup Awards 2020 Revealed

The Swiss Fintech Awards 2020 have revealed the 10 nominees. 5 Fintech were selected for the early stage category and 5 Startups were slelected for the growth stage category. The purpose of the Swiss FinTech Awards is to promote Swiss

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Sygnum Receives Swiss Banking Licence

Sygnum, a digital asset technology group, has received a banking licence from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA). Sygnum provides a seamlessly integrated and secure digital asset banking solution, including institutional-grade custody with a fiat-digital asset gateway featuring Bitcoin,

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Former UBS CEO Joins Board of Directors of a Swiss / Singaporean Fintech Venture

Sygnum informed the nomination of Peter Wuffli, former Group CEO of UBS, to its Board of Directors subject to the formal election by an Extraordinary General Assembly of shareholders. As a member of Sygnum’s Advisory Council and an active investor

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