aXedras is well connected in the precious metal and in the IT industry. We are in close contact with authorities, industry associations and regulators.
To build a best-in-class Software we work closely with expert partners in the field such as
Precious Metal Industry
Swiss Association of Manufacturers and Traders in Precious Metals
The ASFCMP is the Swiss precious metal industry association. The purpose of the association is to contribute towards further development of the Swiss precious metal industry and to promote its members’ interests with regard to the general public, politics, and national, as well as international, regulatory authorities.
ASFCMP's members offer high quality products and rank amongst the most recognised processors of precious metals worldwide.
Singapore Bullion Market Association
aXedras is a proud member of the Singapore Bullion Market Association (SBMA), which is a non-profit member-driven organisation that represents its members from the precious metals industry, including but not limited to bullion banks, exchanges, refineries, trading firms and logistics companies. The Association plays a pivotal role in the development of Singapore as an ASEAN precious metals hub and a global centre of connectivity for precious metals.
SBMA provides market knowledge and advice to relevant ministries and government agencies both in Singapore and ASEAN. It helps to create a conducive business environment for the precious metals sector in Singapore and the Asia Pacific region.
Swiss Better Gold Association
aXedras is a proud support member of the Swiss Better Gold Association, which is a pioneering network of industry, finance and service providers to support the creation of responsible gold value chains from mine to market.
Set up in 2013, the Swiss Better Gold Association now groups a number of key industry players with the aim of supporting improvement of working and living conditions in artisanal and small-scale gold mining and establishing sustainable supply chains from these suppliers to the association's members.
The Swiss Better Gold Association closely collaborates with the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO).
World Gold Council
Market development organization for the gold industry
"We’re the global experts on gold." By leveraging their broad knowledge and experience, WGC works to improve understanding of the gold market and underscore gold’s value to individuals, investors, and the world at large.
Collaboration is the cornerstone of WGC's approach. They’re an association whose members are the world’s most forward-thinking gold mining companies. Combining the insights of WGC's members and other industry partners, they seek to unlock gold’s evolving role as a catalyst for advancements that meet societal needs.
The WGC develops standards, expands access to gold, and tackles barriers to adoption to stimulate demand and support a vibrant and sustainable future for the gold market.
aXedras is a selected member of the official program "Microsoft for Startup: Where B2B startups scale". For the Bullion Integrity Ledger™, aXedras can leverage Microsoft's commercial marketplace, 24x7 technical support and a dedicated Startup Engagement Manager.
Furthermore, close collaborations regarding Microsoft's cloud technology Azure, essential developer tools and direct access to the Microsoft partner network empower the successful development and operating of our business network solution.
Enterprise Blockchain Software Company
R3 is an enterprise blockchain software firm working with a global ecosystem of more than 350 participants across multiple industries from both the private and public sectors to develop on Corda. The Corda platform is already being used in industries from financial services to healthcare, shipping, insurance and more. It records, manages and executes institutions’ financial agreements in perfect synchrony with their peers, creating a world of frictionless commerce.
The Bullion Integrity Ledger™ is utilising components of Corda Enterprise, a commercial version of Corda blockchain for enterprise usage.
IT Solutions for Sustainable Growth
ScaleFocus is an European IT solutions delivery center. Scalefocus crafts technology excellence, R&D and innovation in the domains of digital, cloud and data.
ScaleFocus is - not only for aXedras - a supplier for IT solutions’ implementation and technology consultancy for multiple IT vendors, building industry know-how, innovation and R&D centers of excellence. ScaleFocus’ team delivers custom software solutions and integrates existing leading products under proven consultancy and implementation methodologies.
Swisscom supports aXedras' members in the operation and integration of the aXedras solution, enabling seamless access to the Bullion Integrity Ledger™, and thus, to precious metals products and data with integrity.
Swisscom is the leading telecommunications and one of the leading IT companies in Switzerland. It is 51% owned by the Swiss government and is one of the most sustainable and innovative companies in Switzerland.
Unic is the designated partner to host and operate aXedras' SaaS solution and aXedras' network components, enabling fast and standardized access to the Bullion Integrity Ledger™ in compliance with highest reliability and security standards.
Unic is a digital solution provider based in Switzerland and Germany with a focus on designing, developing and hosting digital platforms since 1966 - 250 employees are spread over their offices in Berne, Karlsruhe, Munich, Zurich and Wrocław.
Swiss Blockchain Federation
The Swiss Blockchain Federation is the official umbrella organization of the blockchain industry in Switzerland and the Crypto Valley. The association is committed to maintaining and expanding the attractiveness and competitiveness of Switzerland as a blockchain location. The main challenges for this are the creation of legal certainty, favorable framework conditions, and a broad-based ecosystem.
As a public-private partnership, the SBF covers the areas of business, politics, science and society. It connects relevant players and promotes the economic and social anchoring of blockchain-based applications and activities.
Università della Svizzera italiana | USI
Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) is one of the 12 public universities in Switzerland, with particular expertise in machine learning, artificial intelligence and blockchain economics.
The collaboration between USI and aXedras focuses on assessing the importance and value of provenance data and the governance within decentralized platforms as one industry solution. The collaboration is supported by the innovation agency of the Swiss confederation, Innosuisse.