Our appetite for technology is increasing.
Our global tech transition is compromised.
Sourcing minerals: the world’s most unsophisticated $100bn market.
We secure the mineral supply chain from earth to tech - with traceability, transparency and trust.
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Securing the mineral supply chain from earth to tech

Our blockchain platform – with its global application – creates a digital marketplace that enables trade and compliance.

 We are positioned at the centre of the ecosystem as a
strategic partner, bringing benefits to miners, smelters, traders, tech
companies and governments.

 We use digital payments, blockchain and IoT – Internet of
Things – to bring traceability, transparency and trust to the sector, while
directly impacting 10 of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

Through Minexx we can satisfy the world’s appetite for
technology in a fair way for people and planet. 

Vision

Transforming lives through technology.

Challenge

Minerals are fundamental for today’s modern society. They are in all electronics, from smartphones to electric cars.

Technology companies are under pressure from consumers, regulators and legislation to prove minerals are sourced responsibly. But the minerals which are driving our clean tech transition go through an opaque and outdated value chain. This risks funding conflict and child labour, while African countries are losing more in mineral tax evasion than they gain in foreign aid.

It is the most unsophisticated $100bn market in the world.

But now advances in technology also give us an opportunity to reshape this sector, from the moment a mineral comes out of the ground, tracing its journey into our consumer goods.

Data

1 in 8 people in sub-Saharan African countries are dependent upon artisanal mining.

Minerals from artisanal sources:
30% of gold
30% of cobalt
50% of tantalum
80% of coloured gemstones

Eightfold increase in demand for cobalt by 2026 due to electric cars – Morgan Stanley 

Legal requirement for tech companies to prove minerals are responsibly sourced in EU and US.

source: telegraph.co.uk

Our tEAM

Passionate, multi-disciplinary team based in Kigali, Rwanda. We are engineers, operations experts, lawyers and product managers working to improve the lives of small-scale miners.

Marcus Scaramanga

CEO & Founder

Marcus has extensive experience building tech in Africa. Spending 5 years building BBOXX, a solar IoT platform that provides 1M people with electricity. Marcus holds a 1st class MEng in Mechanical Engineering from University of Bristol, UK.

Hugo Budaho

Head of Operations

Hugo has spent the last 5 years at Airtel, a pan-African telco where he focused on Human Resources. Hugo holds a degree in Human Resources from Institute Roger Guilbert, Belgium.

Gisela Mudumbi Van Houcke

Legal Advisor

Gisela is Founder of ReformDRC, a consulting firm who support strategic projects in the DRC. Gisela holds degrees in English and French law and is the first Congolese woman to appear in Forbes.
ReformDRC

Eric Mwangilwa

Operations Supervisor

Eric has experience working in NGOs and banks throughout central Africa and holds a degree in social sciences.

Sylvie Ndahimana

Product Manager

Sylvie has spent the last 10 years working in Product Development in France, UK and Belgium for Google and Fujitsu. Sylvie holds a Masters in Applied Finance for University of Quebec in Canada.

Open Positions

We are looking for talented people to join our team, whether your background is in tech, operations or finance. Send your CV to hello@minexx.co with ‘Join Minexx’ in subject line.

Product Manager

Based in Kigali, Rwanda. Working to build our MineSmart platform. 4 years experience and worked with worked with USSD, Mobile Money and Zoho software suite. Apply by email: hello@minexx.co

Product Manager

Apply by email: hello@minexx.co
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