GMEX Group is a set of companies that offer sustainable and innovative solutions for a new era of global financial markets. Providing business expertise, the latest technology, connectivity & operational excellence delivered through an aligned partnership driven approach. We use our extensive market infrastructure experience and expertise to create an appropriate strategic master plan with exchanges, clearing houses, depositories, registries and warehouse receipt platforms.
Our key business solutions enable the creation and operation of cost effective electronic exchanges and post trade infrastructure in multiple asset classes including equities, debt, FX, derivatives and commodities. We operate in both developing and developed markets through the establishment of cohesive business and technology ecosystems. GMEX offers the added benefit of interconnection to multiple partner exchanges, to create global networks of liquidity.
For more information visit www.gmex-group.com
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Saescada is a UK based banking platform business established in 2014. “Parlez!” is the current low cost cloud based retail banking platform offering full current and checking account functionality built on a micro-services architecture that can be white labeled.
Key features include:
- Accounts which tie into any local banking infrastructure
- Brandable native smart phone apps (iOS and Android)
- Online and offline KYC processes which can integrate with local identity databases
- BACS integration handling direct debits and BACS credits
- SEPA integration handling direct debits and outbound payments, with international payments routed via IBAN
- Mobile wallet and retail loyalty club integrations
- Transactional billing engine and bill payments interface
- Full end user communication with email, SMS and mobile notifications
For more information visit www.saescada.com
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Houghton Street Capital Limited
Houghton Street Capital (HSC) is an international corporate finance advisor based in London.
We offer a complete range of advisory services to small and medium sized enterprises, individuals and institutional investors, and focus on UK and international deals up to £250 million in value across a wide range of sectors.
The HSC team provides hands-on advice to businesses and investors across a range of sectors on a global basis. With international M&A capability, our team is committed to providing our clients with the best possible solution.
Geographically the HSC team have worked in the UK, Europe, India, East & Southern Africa and the Asia Pacific Region, and collectively have almost 70 years of experience across corporate finance, M&A, asset management, private equity, legal services and general management.
For more information visit http://www.houghtonstcapital.com/
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Block Commodities Limited
Leveraging on its current main assets fertilizer assets and fertilizer trading business, Block Commodities has a clear strategy to create a new platform for an agricultural-efficient ecosystem. The innovative blockchain technology can be used to maximise the value of African agriculture and other commodities which the Company is exploring. These resources will be linked through the vertical integration of primary industries down to consumers via blockchain based supply chain.
Using blockchain’s ability to dynamically incorporate all market participants into an efficient ecosystem, Block Commodities aims to facilitate the commercial operation of such ecosystems in the context of the agricultural production cycle.
For more information visit http://www.blockcommodities.com/home
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Wala, the launch partner of Dala, is a mobile financial services platform built on the Ethereum blockchain. Tackling financial exclusion, their mission is to close the gap between consumers and financial service providers in emerging markets. Wala works with specialist providers in each market they’re operational in, including banks, to offer a full suite of financial services like transactional banking, remittances, loans and insurance. Partners benefit from the reach and low-cost access to previously unserviceable customers enabled by the Wala platform. The Wala Financial Platform provides access to transactional banking, remittances, loans and insurance for the unbanked and underbanked. Wala works with best-of-breed specialist providers in each market they operation in, including banks, to offer a full suite of financial services. Wala will support this collaboration with software solutions and integrations into the Wala Financial Platform and the Dala ecosystem.
For more information visit https://getwala.com/
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The Dala Foundation
To enable a zero-fee and borderless financial system for emerging market consumers, a new cryptographic token, Dala, was issued by the Dala Foundation. Dala is a general-purpose ERC-20 token that will support the operationalization and further development of scalable, blockchain-enabled financial platforms for developing markets around a common unit of account and microeconomic incentive structure to create strong network effects. Dala already has utility, through its launch partner Wala, within the Wala Financial Platform. The Dala ecosystem expands through partnerships across borders and financial services, enabling consumers and enterprises to transact, save, lend, and invest with Dala.
For more information visit https://dala.org/
The Swarm Fund
The US leading blockchain powered private equity. It’s a fully decentralized capital market place that democratizes investing by using the power of the blockchain to open up high-return, alternative investment classes to smaller investors through asset-backed funds using cryptocurrency tokens. It makes traditionally exclusive investment opportunities, such as private equity and hedge funds, inclusive for the Swarm by pooling together smaller investments into larger, institutional-sized blocks. For more information visit https://swarm.fund
With FinComEco and its partner Block Commodities, the Swarm Fund is launching the Farm Coin, a investment asset token designed to ensure optimised regulated infrastructure to reduce inefficiencies and maximize Sub-Saharan farmers’ production. For additional information on the FarmCoin project, please visit: https://invest.swarm.fund/explore/details/8
Mauritius International Derivatives and Commodities Exchange (MINDEX) is a regulated commodities exchange based and registered in Mauritius providing:
- A trusted access point and spot exchange for ethically sourced gold from Africa
- A complete ecosystem for gold: from the mine to the buyer with tracking using Blockchain technology
Forthcoming plans include:
- A world class refinery and secure physical vault storage based in Mauritius
- Digitalised gold buying and selling on exchange based firmly on physical assets
- Highly secure digital and physical gold settlement and custody
- Digitalised gold borrowing and lending against electronic receipts
- A derivatives exchange offering derivative contracts on gold, FX and agricultural products
- An advanced real-time Central Counterparty (CCP) clearing house
For more information on MINDEX, visit their website
Legacy Capital Advisors, LLC provides a premier level of Merger and Acquisition advisory services to closely-held, middle market companies. They utilize proven, unique, innovative processes to help our clients attain maximum value from Merger & Acquisition transactions, while maintaining confidentiality and minimizing business disruption.
Legacy Capital has an international reach affording clients the ability to find buyers and investors around the world. Their clients receive counsel from a team of experienced advisors who dedicate themselves to exclusively representing the needs of closely held businesses. They limit their practice to Merger & Acquisition related services for closely-held companies, thereby avoiding the conflicts of interest which are inherent at large investment banks and regional brokerage firms.
For more information on Legacy Capital LLC visit their website
OST Simple Token
OST is building “the complete blockchain toolkit for business”. The Berlin start-up strives to be the blockchain technology partner of choice for businesses of all sizes and levels of technical sophistication, enabling any business to create, launch, and manage their own branded digital token economy powered by OpenST protocols and OST blockchain management software. The OpenST protocol enables companies to launch branded token economies on highly scalable, open, cryptographically auditable side blockchains.
For more information on OST visit their website
Government of Zimbabwe (MoFAIT & MLARR)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (MoFAIT)
The mission of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is to promote the political and economic interests, image and influence of the Republic of Zimbabwe in the international community and to protect the interests and safety of Zimbabwean nationals abroad through our Diplomatic and Consular Missions abroad, interface with foreign Diplomatic Missions accredited to Zimbabwe and coordination of Zimbabwe’s responses to regional and international development.
The strategic objectives of the Ministry are to promote and enhance Zimbabwe’s national interests and influence in the international community to protect a positive image of Zimbabwe abroad; to protect and secure the interests and safety of Zimbabwe’s nationals abroad; and to coordinate with other Ministries in the formulation and implementation of Zimbabwe’s foreign policy.
Ministry of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement (MLARR)
Ministry of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement (MLARR) has the responsibility to promote and sustain a viable agricultural sector and to develop and manage land resources through the provision of appropriate technical, administrative and advisory services in order to optimise, technical, administrative and to contribute to equitable and sustainable social and economic development in Zimbabwe.
For more information on MoFAIT visit their website
For more information on MLARR visit their website