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CommoChain is a Trade-Execution-as-a-Service platform delivering efficiency benefits to companies active along the commodity supply chain

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4.7 billion dollars are wasted each year along the supply-chain 

due to paper documents and manual processes

We digitally connect supply-chain stakeholders 

Our value proposition 

5 Times Faster 

From paper to collaborative platform, we digitize your transactions to make them instantaneous

50-75 % Cost Reduction

Reduction of the administrative work, errors, losses of documents and frauds

100 % Compliant

Full audit-trail, 
with smart contracts allowing traceability and trust

Our Team at Your Service

Ludwig Clément


As a serial entrepreneur in the CommoTech industry, Ludwig has this natural leadership to bring people on board. He combines experience in physical and derivatives trading, as well as project management on Commodity Trading & Risk Management systems.

Erich Schaefer

CTO, Developer - Blockchain Expert

Erich holds a PhD in particle physics from CERN and has entrepreneurial experience. He is comfortable in IoT, neural networks and blockchain. He leads the architecture of the platform and the development of the back-end modules, including DApp, smart contracts and more!

Andrzej Turowski

Front-End Developer - Blockchain Guru

Andrzej combines 2 experiences as a successful entrepreneur. He has more than 25 years of experience in software development as well as leading development teams. He is in charge of the front end applications making our platform a success for our clients!

Violette Jaecki

Business Development

Graduated from the EDHEC Business School with a MSc in Finance, Violette has started her career in big companies in the banking and industry sectors. Driven by her keen sense of customer relations and her passion for commodity trade finance, she supports fundraising activities and business development.

Thomas Esdaile-Bouquet

Investor Relationship Manager

Thomas has 14 years of international experience, working mainly with energy-sector interests. Before joining CommoChain, he was Chief Operating Coordinator at STSA – the Swiss Trading & Shipping Association. He brings his extensive industry knowledge and network.

Our Senior Advisors

Patrice Bougault


Patrice has more than 15 years of experience as Trading Manager at major trading houses (Cargill, Alvean, Wilmar). He traded physical commodities like sugar (white & raw) and ethanol.

Nigel Mamalis

Commodity Trading Expert

Nigel combines more than 30 years of experience in Commodity Trading. After several roles in trading, risk and compliance at executive level in a Tier 1 commodity trading group, he served as Advisor to the CEO.

Jules Drye

Lawyer - Arbitration expert

Jules is a lawyer with extensive experience in physical commodity trading and arbitration. He brings his extensive knowledge about physical operations and legal aspect of new technologies.

Jean de Wolff

Corporate Governance

Jean is a serial entrepreneur and InnoSuisse coach. He is board member and advisor in various high tech companies. He brings the best tools and entrepreneurial experience to manage efficiently the corporate governance.

Based in Geneva – a major trading hub


of Swiss GDP is generated by the Commodity Trading sector


of global Trade Finance transactions is done in Switzerland


of coffee and sugar world volumes are traded in Switzerland

Switzerland is the Crypto Nation

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Our roots are from the physical commodity trading industry


Launch of CTRM Force a consulting firm accelerating digital transformation for commodity trading houses  


Major projects and implementations realised for Tier 1 companies. Launch of CommoChain  

Q1-Q2 2018

Team Building / Seed investor / Advisory board / MVP with smart contracts  

Q3-Q4 2018

Fundraising / Development of Proof Of Concept with clients / Demo of MVP CommoChain  

Q1-Q2 2019

Legal framework / Development & tests of version 1  

Q3-Q4 2019

First clients in production / Live transactions  


Extension to other regions and commodities  

Our events

 Be part of CommoChain community and stay tuned by following us during our next events.

Platts Sugar Conference


Platts Sugar Conference, Geneva

55th SICTIC Investor Day


Blockchain Investor Day, IMD, Lausanne


Swisscom Blockchain


Auditorium de la FER,

56th SICTIC Investor Day


Investor Day at Fongit,


Event CommoChain


Presentation, Geneva

Startup Days


Pitching among 200 startups, Bern


Start-up Week-end


Fusion – Geneva

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