FinComEco, a fully integrated Financial & Commodities Ecosystem, is a corporate venture to provide an ecosystem of services, financing, capacity building and enablement solutions underpinned by technology to drive an improvement in food security and economic diversity through socially responsible commercial means as opposed to charity to foster financial inclusion.
For more information visit www.FinComEco.com FinComEco is a subsidiary of GMEX Group, an innovative provider of exchange and post trade business services and technology. For more information visit www.gmex-group.com
FinComEco is a joint Venture partner of Block Commodities to develop and operate a range of platforms/projects and initiatives in the agricultural commodity markets sector in sub-Saharan Africa.
Vipa Holdings (Pty) Limited
VIPA was founded in 2004 and has grown to be one of the top ten fertiliser traders in South Africa. VIPA is at the forefront of product development in the plant nutrition and soil fertility business with its range of registered and approved natural raw material additives and coatings capable of converting some of the large commodities such as Urea and MAP into more efficient products, realising improved results and cost savings for its clients. Block Commodities has decided to acquire 21% in VIPA which will, on completion of the Acquisition, provide the Block Commodities with improved purchasing capabilities and access to the wholesale market for speciality fertilisers in South Africa and across the African continent. For more information visit http://vipaholdings.co.za
Token Communities Limited
Token Communities Plc is fast establishing itself as a market leader in the emerging fields of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, based in Gibraltar.
Token Communities will advise Block Commodities on the deployment of tokens to in a complete blockchain-based agricultural ecosystem solution. For more information visit http://tokencommunities.com
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 additional information please visit: https://dala.org/
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 additional information, please visit: https://getwala.com/
The Swarm Fund
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 Block and its partner FinComEco, 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.