Reuters Events Panel 2021

September 7, 2021

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Arnoud Star Busmann, CEO of MineHub joins the Reuters Events Panel 2021.

Having felt the disruptive impact of Covid-19, more commodities traders and their banks are taking proactive steps to adopt digitisation for their trade finance needs. Digital trade networks like Contour are driving this digital transformation through innovative solutions that improve working capital and reduce complexity. Furthermore, partnerships with digital post-trade management platforms in different verticals can provide seamless user experiences across business processes. This panel focuses on the energy and metals & mining industries with a use-case example

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The Platform

Inventory management
  • Integrated with trade management enables with automated updates of inventory with stock inflows and outflows
  • Forecast inventory levels to avoid stockouts
  • Optimize working capital through minimizing excess stock levels
  • Remove spreadsheets, reconciliation communications and operational risk of manual updates

Trade Management

Buyers and sellers of commodities collaborate on all aspects of their term contracts and transaction in one place, enabling all parties involved in a transaction to always be on the same page, in real-time


  • Real-time visibility of all shipments across oceans and land – location and ETA
  • Secure exchange of key documents
  • Keep all communications related to the transaction with the transaction data set
  • Notifications of key events
  • One version of the truth – no need to reconcile and check
Arnoud Star Busmann is one of the pioneers in the intersection of commodities, finance and blockchain technology. Prior to joining Minehub, he was the Innovation lead for Commodities at ING Bank where he led the cross-industry initiative ‘Easy Trading Connect” that spawned projects like VAKT and komgo. Arnoud is an all-round executive with tech DNA, and has over 20 years experience in strategy execution, enterprise transformation and “blue chip” startups. After obtaining a master’s degree in Computer Science from the Netherlands, he lived and worked across Europe, Asia and Oceania.