Amber Group CEO Michael Wu Honored by World Biz Magazine Leadership Awards with “Top 100 Innovation Leader” Award

Amber Group co-founder and CEO receives “Top 100 Innovation CEO of 2022” award.

Michael Wu, co-founder and CEO of Amber Group

Michael Wu, co-founder and CEO of Amber Group

LONDON, England, March 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Michael Wu is co-founder and CEO of Amber Group, one of the world’s leading digital asset companies. Prior to founding Amber Group, Michael was a quantitative analyst at Goldman Sachs, a macro trader at Morgan Stanley, and a portfolio manager at a billion dollar hedge fund. Michael is a member of Mensa International and winner of the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2019 award.

Founded in 2017, Amber Group is a leading global digital asset company operating globally with offices in Asia, Europe and the Americas. Amber Group offers a full suite of digital asset services covering investing, financing, trading and spending. Its 24/7 trading desk serves over a thousand institutional clients globally while the integrated WhaleFin digital asset platform serves individual investors through mobile and desktop apps.

To date, Amber Group has raised a total of $328 million in funding from world-class investors including Temasek, Sequoia Capital, Paradigm, Tiger Global Management, Dragonfly Capital, Pantera Capital, Coinbase Ventures, and Amber Group’s $200 million Series B+ funding round valued the company at $3 billion.

In recognition of Amber Group’s advancement in the digital asset management industry, World Biz Magazine has awarded Michael Wu a Top 15 spot on the Global 100 Distinguished Winners list.

Michael Wu was also interviewed in World Biz Magazine where he shared his insights into Amber Group’s mission and the factors behind the company’s phenomenal growth. Read the interview.

“At Amber Group, we want to help create a future where digital assets empower people with opportunity and agency. This is at the heart of our mission. There is still a long way to go, but we are honored to be selected as recipients of this award,” said Michael Wu, co-founder and CEO of Amber Group.

World Biz Magazine’s Top 100 Innovation CEO Awards recognize business leaders around the world who are making major strides in their industries. It recognizes product, service, functional, strategic and managerial innovation. It also recognizes individuals who demonstrate exceptional business acumen and market integrity. Sustainability is a cornerstone of the awards and is an integral part of the selection criteria. Each year, more than 40,000 leaders are shortlisted and after a rigorous evaluation process, only 100 winners are selected.

Mike Walters, Editor of World Biz Magazine: “We are delighted to announce that Michael Wu is the recipient of the award. Being highlighted in the Top 15 of 100 winners is a testament to Amber Group’s pivotal role under Michael’s leadership. shaping the future of the crypto industry. Along with its innovative technologies and exciting growth, the company is uniquely focused on transforming the financial ecosystem to make it a more progressive, inclusive, transparent and sustainable ecosystem.


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About Amber Group

Amber Group is a leading digital asset company operating globally with offices in Asia, Europe and the Americas. The company provides a full suite of digital asset services spanning investing, financing and trading, serving over 1,000 institutional clients and a growing number of individual investors globally. For more information about Amber Group, please visit

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