Monetas Launches in Tunisia!

CEO Johann Gevers makes the announcement in Tunis


Monetas won the 2015 Swisscom Startup Challenge!

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Vision

Our Vision

A world of freedom and prosperity

Monetas is building a brilliant future of opportunity and prosperity for everyone on earth. We're working for complete financial inclusion—bringing financial services to more than 2.5 billion unbanked people around the globe, and vastly improving modern trade.

Monetas engineers, scientists, and an executive team with over 100 years of combined management experience are building this sunlit future one line of code at a time. Our advanced transaction platform will finally make global financial inclusion a reality.

About the Platform

Our Software Platform is Transformative

Banks, Mobile Network Operators, and Financial Intermediaries will be the champions of Financial Inclusion.

Platform

Our Software Platform

Solves one of humanity's biggest challenges

The Monetas platform is an advanced crypto-transaction technology that uses a cryptographically secured digital notary to enable all kinds of financial and legal transactions, public or private, worldwide.

With the Monetas platform, institutions, individuals, and businesses can easily conduct transactions with all types of trade instruments, including all national and digital currencies. Seamless integration with Distributed Ledger and Blockchain Technologies ensures the platform is future-proofed.

Fees

We have changed the economics of trade

Secure transactions of any size are now economical

50% of transactions in Kenya are less than $1.

80% of transactions in Kenya are less than $5.

Transaction amount

Transaction cost %

Compare Monetas fees to PayPal, Visa, and MPesa


Benefits

Incredible Benefits

for all stakeholders

Consumers

  • Safe purchases in-person and online
  • Simple and easy to use
  • Remittances at the lowest possible cost

Merchants

  • Use existing infrastructure—your smartphone
  • Accept any currency at negligible cost
  • No chargebacks

Enterprise and Central Banks

  • Faster than any other transaction technology
  • Private, secure, and scalable
  • Dramatically reduce transaction costs

Careers

Meet our team of world-class professionals

Taking bold steps into the future with experience and expertise

Johann Gevers

Johann Gevers

CEO & Founder

Johann is the visionary and guiding force for Monetas, and brings over twenty years of experience guiding tech and financial startups.

Muharem Hrnjadovic

Muharem Hrnjadovic

Chief Technology Officer

Muharem has a twenty five year track record of success delivering high-quality, large scale software systems to a variety of industries.

Katalin Tischhauser

Katalin Tischhauser

Board Member

Katalin is a mathematician, economist, and Harvard MBA with over twenty years of experience helping startups grow up right.

Vitus Ammann

Vitus Ammann

Chief Marketing Officer

With over 25 years of experience in strategic marketing and sales for Fortune 100 firms, Vitus ensures our partners are our top priority.

Muhamed Sabanovic

Muhamed Sabanovic

Chief Operations Officer

Muhamed brings over 20 years of management, operational and engineering expertise in large companies.

Harm Aarts

Harm Aarts

Software Engineer

Harm has a decade of experience building APIs, with an academic background in both artificial intelligence and economics. 

Otto Allmendinger

Otto Allmendinger

Software Engineer

Otto has ten years of software development building web and mobile apps, and is a leader in the Bitcoin community

Eduardo Balsa

Eduardo Balsa

Software Engineer

Eduardo has over a decade of professional experience in delivering, automating and managing IT infrastructures for startups.

Marko Bencun

Marko Bencun

Software Engineer

Marko has an MSc in Computer Science at ETH in Zürich, and he's an active open source contributor, involved in Bitcoin since 2011.

Vincenzo Di Somma

Vincenzo Di Somma

Software Engineer

Vincenzo has over fifteen years of experience as software engineer and system architect with open-source concerns, including Canonical.

Filip Gospodinov

Filip Gospodinov

Software Engineer

Filip holds a BSc and MSc in Electrical Engineering from ETH Zürich, and has built software systems for major telecoms.

Darragh Grealish

Darragh Grealish

Software Engineer

Darragh brings a wealth of experience in web, embedded systems and telecommunication from leading Swiss firms.

Martin Hamrle

Martin Hamrle

Software Engineer

Martin has over five years of experience building and deploying IPTV platforms, and has a MSc from Charles University in Prague.

Catrin Jakomowitsch

Catrin Jakomowitsch

Executive Assistant

Catrin looks after the Monetas esprit de corps, handles many office tasks, and creates a welcoming atmosphere at our office for visitors.

Nikola Krzalic

Nikola Krzalic

System Administrator

Nikola has years of experience as a UNIX/Linux engineer and a team leader in various enterprise IT environments.

Flora Paterson

Flora Paterson

Communications and Events Coordinator

Flora has experience in high-profile event management and public relations in London.

Karol Pogonowski

Karol Pogonowski

Software Engineer

Karol is a devops specialist with a background in informatics, and helps build and run test environments at Monetas, among many other things.

Guilherme Salgado

Guilherme Salgado

Software Engineer

Guilherme has years of experience designing and building large-scale systems, and strives to build simple and maintainable software.

Justin Smith

Justin Smith

Product Manager

Justin has over a decade of professional experience in management, technical functions, marketing and sales across a range of industries and sectors.

Graham Tonkin

Graham Tonkin

Partner Manager | Africa

Graham has extensive experience in Southern and West Africa, and has experience in project management, economic development and financial education.

Jeff Weiss

Jeff Weiss

QA Engineer

Jeff has over 15 years experience developing test automation tools and processes for Cloud Management, Configuration Management, and Web Middleware for organizations such as Red Hat and IBM.

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