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New York: Sygnum Bank wins Global Finance's Top Innovators 2020 award for digital asset banking

On May 6th 2020 in New York, Sygnum Bank won Global Finance magazine's Innovators 2020 award for digital asset banking products and services in the Corporate Finance category.

This award is part of The Innovators 2020, Global Finance’s eighth annual program recognising companies that advance global financial innovation. The winners spanned five categories: Corporate Finance, Cash Management, Islamic Finance, Payments and Trade Finance. The winners were chosen by a jury consisting of Global Finance's editorial board of Global Finance and senior financial reporters. Major global financial institutions, such as ING, Bank of America and BBVA were recognised alongside Sygnum Bank for delivering outstanding innovation within the Corporate Finance award category. Global Finance also recognized eight pioneers outside of the awards categories with Special Honours, including DBS, Standard Bank and First Abu Dhabi Bank. In addition, winners were also announced for the categories of The Most Innovative Banks, The Most Innovative Fintech Companies, and The Best Financial Innovation Labs.

“We are very proud to be among the winners of The Innovators 2020. It is a remarkable achievement for us to receive recognition from a leading financial publication and amongst large multinational financial corporations. Sygnum is committed to continuous innovation as the world’s first digital asset bank – with a banking and securities dealer license from FINMA in Switzerland as well as a capital markets services (CMS) license from MAS in Singapore, we look forward to continuing to grow the digital asset ecosystem and innovate on a global scale.”

Gerald Goh, Sygnum Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer

A full report on the Innovators 2020 will be published in the June issue of Global Finance and on

To read Global Finance's full list of winners, please click here.

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