Sygnum Connect network for 24/7 instant crypto, fiat and stablecoin settlement

Sygnum Connect 24/7 multi-asset settlement network

The first network to offer 24/7 free instant settlement for fiat, digital assets and stablecoins that eliminates counterparty and settlement risks.

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Sygnum Connect network for 247 instant crypto, fiat and stablecoin settlement

Seamless digital asset banking


Professional 24/7 trading for the digital asset markets with our secure infrastructure, deep liquidity and expertise.

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Put your digital assets to work to generate yield with a convenient, integrated service.

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Securely store a wide range of digital assets and maintain instant access with our bank-grade multi-level custody.

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Access a cost-effective credit line using crypto assets as collateral quickly and conveniently.

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Payments are easy with Sygnum

Payments are easy with a Sygnum credit card. Connect your crypto assets to your fiat currency payment needs.

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More ways to pay - seamless and convenient payments and credit anywhere and anytime, connected with your crypto asset banking.

Future Finance blog

Read updates from our digital asset investment experts about the crypto market and new developments in blockchain technology.

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Bitcoin as a treasury reserve asset – challenges for corporate treasurers

A few weeks ago, we discussed the rising trend of Bitcoin being used as a treasury reserve asset. Since then, a few more companies have jumped on the bandwagon, with others hinting at similar plans….
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Sygnum trading desk update: derivative trading volumes up 500%

Sygnum trading desk update: derivative trading volumes up 500%

Sygnum has seen a significant increase in our business volume across all our trading products. Dominic Lohberger, Sygnum’s Head of Trading, gives an update on this growth, our improved platform and…
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Spot Ethereum ETFs: Expectations moving forward

The unexpected approval of spot Ether ETFs took the market by surprise, but it might just be the very catalyst that rekindles Ethereum’s momentum. Although there is no set date for when the ETFs…
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Asset Management

Access a range of passive and active investment products to gain exposure to growth, trends and excess return opportunities in the crypto market.

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Sygnum Asset Management


Explore unique investment opportunities and raise capital with bank-grade tokenization for a variety of asset classes, such as private markets and art and collectibles.

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Sygnum asset tokenization

B2B Banking

Sygnum makes access to digital assets easy with all-in-one, modular access that allows banks to focus on growing strong client relationships.

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Sygnum B2B banking solutions

Crypto compliance and RegTech

Banks and VASPs can expand their crypto offering quickly, efficiently and in a compliant manner via Sygnum’s proven track-record in Crypto AML and RegTech.

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Regtech and Compliance

Future Finance videos

We call the emergence of a trusted, secure and efficient digital asset economy Future Finance. Click on the video below to see an example, from a Sygnum Bank event, of how we are making this a reality, built on our three pillars of trust, technology, together.

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Sygnum was founded on Swiss and Singaporean heritage in 2017 and Sygnum Bank became the first digital asset bank in 2019.


Nov – Idea born at Singapore Fintech Festival


May – Incorporated in Switzerland

Jun – Incorporated in Singapore


Jun – 50+ team members

Aug – Switzerland: FINMA banking licence

Sep – first Sygnum Bank clients buy BTC & ETH

Oct – Singapore: MAS CMS licence

Oct – Launch: early-stage fund with SBI

Nov – Launch: multi-manager fund-of-funds

Dec – Launch: MOON index ETP


Mar – Launch: Digital CHF

Nov – Launch: tokenization solution

Dec – Sygnum tokenizes its shares


Feb – Bordier first B2B partner

May – Over CHF 1 billion AuA

Jul – First bank to offer ETH staking

Aug – First art ownership tokens: Picasso

Sep – Launch: fund with SBI & Azimut

Nov – VermögensZentrum: B2B banking

Dec – Tokenized CryptoPunk NFT

Dec – Launch: structured product solution


Jan – CHF 2b AuA, USD 90m Series B

Mar – 200+ team members

Apr – Launch: Yield Core AMC

May – Adding services: Singapore CMS licence

Jul – Singapore: discretionary mandates

Sep – First Swiss bank on metaverse

Oct – Maker USD 500m diversification

Nov – First bank with NFT platform

Dec – Expansion to UAE and Luxembourg


Jan – Bison Bank: B2B banking

Mar – Sygnum Bank Middle East opens in Abu Dhabi

Apr – PostFinance announcement: B2B banking

May – Sale of tokenized Picasso painting

Oct – Singapore: MAS MPIL licence

Dec – Future Finance Report: 1st institutional investor survey


Jan – USD 40m oversubscribed growth round financing

Feb – PostFinance launch crypto offering: B2B banking

Feb – Hamilton Lane USD 3.8b Private Markets fund tokenization with Apex

Mar – Matter Labs USD 6.9b treasury tokenization with Fidelity


What is the trusted digital asset ecosystem that Sygnum is shaping?  

We are convinced that no single start-up, incumbent financial institution, association or technology solution can unilaterally pave the way from mainstream awareness to mainstream adoption of DLT-powered financial services. We believe that shaping the development of a digital ecosystem with trusted partnerships, fuelled by relentless client focus, will accelerate industry and community growth and enable impact.   

Together with our network of partners, Sygnum aims to build a digital asset ecosystem and address the three key development opportunities for the financial sector:

1) Secure access and storage of digital assets

2) Safe and seamless issuance and efficient settlement of digital assets

3) A methodical and practical approach to integrate digital assets into today’s regulatory frameworks, in particular to address the compliance challenges such as those related to money laundering 

What is Sygnum’s view of decentralisation versus regulation?  

We appreciate the transformative power and usefulness of DLT, but decentralisation is not a panacea. On the one hand, rules and regulations have been put in place for a reason – in most cases to protect the investor. This must continue. On the other hand, DLT is a trust and security engine that provides a great degree of control. Because of this, certain rules may become redundant, but not all of them.   

Because we believe we are in a period of consolidation and transition, we seek to both maintain and uphold the highest regulatory standards and support their evolution as they embrace digital assets. We believe the future will reflect this heritage.

 Is Sygnum fully regulated?

Yes. One of Sygnum’s founding strategies was to be fully regulated from day one in both Switzerland and Singapore. Sygnum holds a banking and securities dealer licence from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA), and a Capital Markets Services (CMS) licence from the MAS in Singapore. In June 2023, Sygnum Singapore was granted in principle approval of a Major Payments Institutional Licence from the MAS. In December 2022, Sygnum expanded its offering into Luxembourg, and in March 2023 received a Financial Services Permission (FSP) from the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA). 

How many employees does Sygnum have?

Sygnum’s diverse team and number of employees is summarised here.

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Sygnum in numbers


> CHF 4bn in Assets under Administration

We successfully enable our clients to invest in the digital asset ecosystem, with our growing operations and offering.



We are constantly expanding our licence portfolio. We are holders of a Swiss universal banking licence, and capital markets services (CMS) and major payment institution licences (MPIL) granted by the Monetary Authority of Singapore, and we are adding additional licences as we expand internationally.


Clients globally

Sygnum serves as the trusted digital asset partner to an increasing number of clients. Today, we proudly serve ~1900 high-net-worth-individuals and institutional clients globally. 


>30 tokens on Sygnum banking platform

The 24/7 Sygnum banking platform serves as backbone of our offering. We currently support custody for 20 protocol tokens and stablecoins, and trading for another 8 protocol tokens, as well as 3 additional security tokens on SygnEX.


Team members globally

Shaping Future Finance requires high calibre talent. With strong growth since 2021, today we are more than 250 members who provide services across Switzerland, Singapore, UAE and Luxembourg.


Countries supported

Sygnum has regulated operations in the two high quality financial hubs of Zurich and Singapore, the first hub opened by a Swiss bank in the Metaverse, and we provide services in Luxembourg and United Arab Emirates (UAE). Our global team supports a diverse range of private, institutional and corporate clients in over 65 countries.


Sygnum launches Connect 24/7 Multi-Asset Instant Settlement Network

Zurich, 11 July, 2024 – Sygnum, a global digital asset banking group, announces the launch of Sygnum Connect, its 24/7 multi-asset instant settlement network. The network settles fiat, digital…
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Sygnum and Fidelity International Partner With Chainlink To Provide Fund NAV Data Onchain

ZURICH, JULY 3, 2024 – Today at Point Zero Forum, Chainlink announced a collaboration with Fidelity International and Sygnum to bring Net Asset Value (NAV) data onchain. In this landmark production…
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Sygnum Onboards 20+ banks to Enable Regulated Crypto Services For Third of Swiss Population

Zurich, 27 June, 2024 – Sygnum, a global digital asset group, announces that it has reached the milestone of 20+ banks and international financial institutions onboarded onto its B2B platform. This…
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Industry voices

Sygnum is supported by a broad and diverse range of industry-leading advisors, forward thinking clients and partners, and major crypto foundations who are actively shaping Future Finance.

Philippe Hildebrand

Philippe Hildebrand

Sygnum industry advisor and Vice Chairman of Blackrock

“I was very impressed by Sygnum’s focus on how Distributed Ledger Technology will impact the banking industry, and also by their entrepreneurial spirit.”

Peter Wuffli

Dr. Peter Wuffli

Sygnum Director and former Group CEO UBS

“Distributed ledger technology crystallizes a series of technological developments in recent years that together could help the financial services industry achieve new levels of speed, quality and efficiency.”

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