15 March 2019

Crypto Finance wins the Swiss FinTech Awards as Growth Stage Start-up of the Year

Yara Ainsworth

Yara Ainsworth

Head of Marketing and Communications at Crypto Finance AG

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The Crypto Finance Group is proud to receive the Swiss FinTech Award 2019 as Growth Stage Start-up of the Year. The award was announced after a rigorous selection process for 70 start-ups, involving a boot-camp, multiple pitch sessions. The reviews by the high-calibre jury members included experts and entrepreneurs from banking, industry, and fintech.

March 15, 2019, Zug, Switzerland. The Crypto Finance Group, with subsidiaries Crypto Fund AG, Crypto Broker AG, and Crypto Storage AG, is honoured to be selected as the Growth Stage Start-up of the Year at the 2019 Swiss FinTech Awards from among 70 competing start-up companies. The qualification as Growth Stage Start-up of the Year includes a rigorous application process for Swiss-based fintech start-ups founded more than two years ago and funded by more than CHF 2.5 million in investors’ funds.

Alongside the Early Stage Start-up of the Year, Apiax, the Crypto Finance team made a final start-up pitch with the other 3 finalists at the Finanz und Wirtschaft Forum “FinTech 2019” yesterday afternoon at the Dolder Grand in Zurich. The FinTech Influencer of the Year, Altbundesrat Johann Schneider-Ammann and the Start-up of the Year winners were announced in the evening during the award ceremony at the “Swiss FinTech Awards Night 2019”. The teams and supporters celebrated during an evening programme that included guest of honour Jean-Claude Biver, a renowned entrepreneurial champion, speaking about his experiences.

CEO and founder Jan Brzezek comments, “The Swiss FinTech Award has established itself in the Swiss finance landscape, and our team at Crypto Finance AG is honoured to win in 2019 and take the stage at this influential event.”

Film: CEO Jan Brzezek speaks about Crypto Finance Group during the Swiss FinTech Award selection process.

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