Zurich, 1 November, 2023: Swiss Tennis, the national association that advocates for a strong Swiss tennis community, is cooperating with Sygnum, the world’s first digital asset bank, to launch the Swiss Tennis World Champion NFT art collection to support the next generation of tennis players in Switzerland.
- Swiss Tennis is launching an NFT collection at nft.swisstennis.ch, powered by Sygnum, to fund training and development for future tennis champions in Switzerland
- Artwork by professional Swiss tennis player Valentina Ryser features 2022 world champions Belinda Bencic, Viktorija Golubic, Jil Teichmann, Simona Waltert and Team Captain Heinz Günthardt
- Sygnum provides the blockchain expertise and technology platform for Swiss Tennis to issue digital artwork that lets tennis fans win exclusive real-world experiences, such as a meet and greet with the Swiss team, VIP tournament ticket packages or limited-edition merchandise
Sygnum and Swiss Tennis announce an NFT (Non-Fungible Token) collection to fund training and development for future tennis champions in Switzerland. The Swiss national team launches the collection at a press conference today to continue in the spirit of their win at the 2022 world championship.
With its Swiss Tennis World Champion NFT art collection, Swiss Tennis explores new ways to engage with international tennis fans and give them unique fan experiences. Proceeds raised by the NFT collection will fund training and development for the next generation of tennis players in Switzerland. Sygnum is proud to provide the blockchain and Web3 technology platform for Swiss Tennis to issue their first NFT collection with complete trust.
Unique works of digital art as the key to exclusive fan experiences
Hand-drawn artwork, created by artist and Swiss Tennis star, Valentina Ryser, will be featured in a series of 5,000 NFTs. The Swiss Tennis World Champion NFT collection is available for purchase starting today at nft.swisstennis.ch.
In just a few clicks for a price of CHF 20, NFT holders will receive artwork and a 1-in-5 chance to access unique, real-world opportunities across four categories, including a meet-and-greet with the team, VIP ticket packages and limited-edition merchandise. This NFT collection makes fan engagement and fundraising possible for creators and the non-profit sector with Sygnum as a trusted, regulated provider.
René Stammbach, Swiss Tennis President, comments, “I am very happy that our first Swiss Tennis NFT collection provides both recognition for our world champions and development opportunities for future tennis stars. I am thrilled by Valentina Ryser’s artistic talent, and I wish to thank everyone involved, especially the team at Sygnum, who provided expertise and great support.”
Thomas Eichenberger, Chief Product Officer, Sygnum Bank, adds, “We are proud to collaborate with Swiss Tennis on the launch of their first NFT collection and to make an important contribution to the development of future tennis champions. We wish the Swiss world champion team success defending their title at the upcoming 2023 finals.”
The Swiss team (Belinda Bencic, Viktorija Golubic, Céline Naef, Jil Teichmann) join this year’s finals in Seville, Spain, from 7-12 November. Learn how you can support the next generation of Swiss Tennis champions and get your Swiss Tennis World Champion NFT, powered by Sygnum, here: nft.swisstennis.ch.
Caption: Swiss Tennis World Champion NFT collection, with artwork by Valentina Ryser, featuring 2022 world champions Belinda Bencic, Viktorija Golubic, Jil Teichmann, Simona Waltert and Team Captain Heinz Günthardt.
About Swiss Tennis
As the national association providing sponsorship and expertise, Swiss Tennis supports tennis in Switzerland from grassroots courts to the professional circuit. The association is available as a contact for all tennis topics with a focus on development and exchange with the Swiss tennis community. To learn more, please visit www.swisstennis.ch.
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