Terms of Use

Last Updated : 7 April 2021


Please read these Terms carefully before using this website. By using this website you have accepted these Terms of Use. If you do not accept these Terms of Use, do not use the website.

Minehub Technologies Inc. (“Minehub”, “we”, “our” or “us”) may modify all or any part of these Terms of Use from time to time without notice to you. Please check back often so you are aware of your current rights and responsibilities. Your continued use of this website after changes to the Terms of Use have been published constitutes your binding acceptance of the updated Terms of Use.


The trademarks, logos and service marks (“Marks“) displayed on this website are the property of Minehub or other third parties. You are not permitted to use these Marks without the prior written consent of Minehub or such third party which may own the Mark.


We either own the intellectual property rights in the HTML, text, images audio, video, software or other content that is made available on this website, or have obtained the permission of the owner of the intellectual property to make it available on this website. We strictly prohibit the redistribution or copying of any part of this website or content on this website without our written permission. We authorize you to display on your computer, download and print pages from this website provided: (a) the copyright notice appears on all such printouts, (b) the information will not be altered, (c) the content is only used for personal, educational and non-commercial use, and (d) you do not redistribute or copy the information to any other media.

Software Use

Any software (“Software“) that is made available to you to download from this website is our copyrighted work and/or of third parties. Your use of the Software is governed by the terms of the end user license agreement which accompanies or is included with the Software (“License Agreement“). You will not install any Software that is accompanied by or includes a License Agreement, unless you first agree to the terms of the License Agreement.

Software is warranted is and to the extent provided in the License Agreement. Except as set forth in the License Agreement, all express or implied conditions, representations and warranties, including any implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement, are disclaimed, except to the extent that such disclaimers are held to be legally invalid.

Submission of Ideas

Minehub or any of its employees do not accept or consider unsolicited ideas, including ideas for new advertising campaigns, new promotions, new products or technologies, processes, materials, marketing plans or new product names. Please do not send any original creative artwork, samples, demos or other works. The sole purpose of this policy is to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes when our products or marketing strategies might seem similar to ideas submitted to us.


This website contains links to other websites and resources and are provided for convenience only. We have not reviewed the linked websites and are not responsible for the content or availability of any linked websites. The inclusion of any link to a website does not imply our endorsement of the website or their entities, products or services.

Rules of Conduct

Your use of this website is subject to all applicable local, national and international laws and regulations, and you agree not to violate such laws and regulations. Any attempt by any person to deliberately damage this website is a violation of criminal and civil laws. We reserve the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

In addition, you agree not to post or transmit through this website any material or content that violates or infringes in any way the rights of others or solicits, encourages or promotes the use of illegal substances or activities, which is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, derogatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, bigoted or hateful, profane, scandalous, pornographic, indecent or otherwise objectionable, gives rise to civil or criminal liability or otherwise violates any applicable law.

You may not engage in any activity on this website that restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying this website by “hacking”, “cracking”, “spoofing”, or defacing any portions of this website.

You may not post or transmit through this website advertising or commercial solicitations; promotional materials relating to website or online services which are competitive with Minehub and/or this website; software or other materials that contain viruses, worms, time bombs, Trojan horses, or other harmful or disruptive components, political campaign materials; chain letters; mass mailings, spam mail, any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other manual or automatic device or process to retrieve, index, “data mine”, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of this website or its contents.

You may not harvest or collect information about website visitors without their express written consent.

User Name

If you are a user of our offerings, you may be requested to select a username and password and you agree (i) to provide Minehub with accurate, complete and up to date information; (ii) to update your information to keep it accurate, current and complete; (iii) comply with these Terms of Use. Failure to provide accurate information constitutes a breach of this agreement, which may result in immediate termination of your right to access this website.

You may not select a username that impersonates someone else, is or may be illegal, or may be protected by trademark or other proprietary rights, or may cause confusion.

You agree not to sell or transfer your use of or access to this website or permit anyone else whose account was suspended or terminated to use this website through your user name or password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account and for all activity that occurs on your account. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. We will not be liable for any loss you incur as a result of someone else using your password and account with or without your permission.


We have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the content of this website, to determine compliance with these Terms of Use and any other operating rules we establish. We have the right in our sole discretion to edit, refuse to post or remove any material submitted to or posted on this website that we find to be in violation of these Terms of Use or is otherwise objectionable. You are solely responsible for any information you post, transmit or otherwise make available on this website. You acknowledge and agree that we do not have any liability for any action or inaction with respect to any conduct, communication or posting on this website.

Rights in Content

By displaying, publishing and making available for download and use by others any content, messages, text, files, images, photos, video, sounds, profiles, works of authorship, or any other materials (“Content“) you give us a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, adapt, modify, translate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute any Content which you submit, post or display on or through the website.

You agree that this license includes a right for us to make such Content available to other companies, organizations or individuals with whom we have relationships for the provision of services, and to use such Content in connection with the provision of those services. You understand that we may (a) transmit or distribute your Content over various public networks and in various media; and (b) make such changes to your Content as are necessary to conform and adapt that Content to the technical requirements of connecting networks, devices, services or media. You agree that this license shall permit us to take these actions. You confirm and warrant to us that you have all the rights, power and authority necessary to grant the above license.

Global Availability

We control this site from its Vancouver, BC, Canada offices; other Minehub sites may be administered and operated from various locations inside and outside Canada. If you use this website from other locations you are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. We make no representation that the products and services referenced herein are appropriate, or available, worldwide and in fact certain products and services may not be available worldwide.

Export Control

By using this website, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any country to which Canada has embargoed goods. You agree you will not export or re-export any goods or products unless you have complied with all applicable government export controls and approvals. We make no claim that content contained on this website is appropriate or may be downloaded outside Canada. If you access this website from outside Canada, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.


Any person or corporation submitting content to this website agrees to defend, indemnify and hold us and our subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, shareholders, predecessors, successors in interest, employees, agents and licensors harmless from and against any and all claims, losses, liabilities and expenses (including attorneys’ fees) related to or arising out of such submitted content, including without limitation claims made by third parties related to any false advertising claims, liability claims for products or services sold by the person or corporation submitting such content, claims for patent, copyright or trademark infringement, claims due to disruption or malfunction of services provided (pertaining to the submitted content), even if we reviewed such content prior to publishing on the website.


This website and all content, materials, this website and all content, materials, information, software, products and services are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Your use of this website is at your own risk. We make no warranties or representations, express or implied, as to the functionality or usefulness of this website or any content. We disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including without limitation warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. We disclaim liability for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, punitive or other damages, or lost profits, that may result, directly or indirectly, from your use of this website or any content, including without limitation any damage to computer systems, hardware or software, loss of data, or any other performance failures, or any errors, bugs, viruses or other defects that result from or are associated with use of this website or any content.

We make no warranty that, (i) the service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, (ii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the service will be accurate or reliable, (iii) the quality of any products, services, content, information, or other materials purchased or obtained by you through the service will meet your expectations, (iv) any errors in the software will be corrected, or that this website, its content, and the server on which the website and content are available are free of viruses or other harmful components. any material (including content) downloaded or obtained through the use of this website is done at your own risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any material. information created by third parties that you may access on this website or through links is not adopted or endorsed by us and remains the responsibility of the third party.

We make no warranty that, (i) the service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, (ii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the service will be accurate or reliable, (iii) the quality of any products, services, information, or other materials purchased or obtained by you through the service will meet your expectations, (iv) any errors in the software will be corrected, or that this website, its content, and the server on which the website and content are available are free of viruses or other harmful components.

Any material downloaded or obtained through the use of this website is done at your own risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any material. Information created by third parties that you may access on this website or through links is not adopted or endorsed by us and remains the responsibility of the third party.

Limitation of Liability

To the fullest extent permitted by law, we are not liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, special, incidental, consequential, or exemplary damages (including, without limitation, loss of business, revenue, profits, goodwill, use, data, electronically transmitted orders, or other economic advantage) arising out of or in connection with the website, even if we have previously been advised of, or reasonably could have foreseen, the possibility of such damages, however they arise, whether in breach of contract or in tort (including negligence), including without limitation damages due to (a) the use of or the inability to use the website; (b) the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services resulting from any goods, data, information or services purchased or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into, through or from the website; (c) statements or conduct of any third party on the website, including without limitation unauthorized access to or alteration of transmissions or data, malicious or criminal behavior, or false or fraudulent transactions, or (d) content or information you may download, use, modify or distribute, to the extent any jurisdiction does not allow the exclusion or limitation of direct, incidental or consequential damages, portions of the above limitation or exclusion may not apply.


See the Minehub Privacy Statement here.


This agreement and all claims relating to the relationship between the parties are governed and construed in accordance with English law without regard to choice of law provisions.

If one or more of the provisions contained in this Agreement is held invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any respect by any court of competent jurisdiction, such holding will not impair the validity, legality, or enforceability of the remaining provisions.

If one or more of the provisions contained in this Agreement is held invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any respect by any court of competent jurisdiction, such holding will not impair the validity, legality, or enforceability of the remaining provisions.

Michael is a long term resident of Japan, with an established career in Executive Search. His main areas of focus have been Marketing and Advertising with a specialization for consulting with recent startups in the Japan market. As a natural connector Michael brings Japanese specific client management skills to Minehub and will translate these into growth and stability for Minehub Japan. Michael’s academic background is in Accounting and Taxation Law.

Dale McAllister is a technology-driven entrepreneur with decades of experience across mining, FMCG, and Retail. Based in Asia for over 25 years, Dale draws on extensive startup and corporate experience across the Region. He has held Vice President, and Director roles in multinationals as well as initiating start-up businesses. With a background in innovation, change, and program management, and a commitment to customer service, Dale is passionate about using technology to drive great business outcomes for partners.

Li Na is a multilingual entrepreneur focusing on Sino-Europe cross-border funds and emerging market investment initiatives. Prior to joining Minehub, Li was the Chief Representative in Europe of HongTai a leading Chinese investment group. She initiated a Sino-Europe private equity platform, representing the world-famous private equity event IPEM in China and working closely with high-rank governments, national financial institutions, banks, asset management companies, and service providers in China, France, and Luxembourg. She holds a PhD degree in AI from UTT France, speaking Chinese English and French fluently. With a multicultural and technology background, Li has extensive experience advising cross-border technology projects development and has built up a high-ranking wide range network both in China and Europe.

Rachel has over 15 years’ experience with PwC China, where she has been a key member of the Innovations and Disruptions Group in Risk Assurance, responsible for supporting initiatives in relation to emerging technologies including blockchain, RPA and AI, as well as supporting the Assurance Digitalisation initiatives in China. Rachel is a member of the core team leading Blockchain initiatives in Hong Kong and China, working with traditional enterprises, technology start-ups, and incubators/accelerators in the Blockchain domain. Rachel worked with a wide range of commercial and public sector clients, including conglomerates, state-owned enterprises and domestic companies. Rachel has developed close working relationship with several major government regulators, including the China Ministry of Finance (MOF), China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC), and the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC).

Ralph is an experienced business analyst in the blockchain industry covering finance, gas & supply chain sectors. He has also previously worked as a project manager and scrum master in esports software development. He is currently working as a Business Analyst focusing on improving the customer journey for Minehub customers.

Rieke Smakman is a Dutch lawyer drawing from 20+ years of experience in international and domestic corporate and commercial litigation, arbitration and deal-making. Rieke started her career with Baker & McKenzie Amsterdam, and went on to co-found a Netherlands-based boutique law firm that earned international acclaim for its successes in Art Restitution. Early 2018, Rieke transitioned from private law practice to pursue her interest in cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology and opportunities to innovate international trade. Rieke has since held general counsel positions in technology start-ups in the blockchain domain and banking industry, and consulted numerous blockchain initiatives as independent legal counsel. Rieke holds a master’s degree in law from the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands, and regularly sits as an arbitrator in corporate and commercial disputes.

Sacha Konan brings over 25 years of experience in commodity trading. He has led, built, grown, transformed, sold and integrated businesses across energy, metals, shipping and agriculture with Cargill and Macquarie. Starting in various agricultural trading roles in Amsterdam he moved in 2000 to Cargill’s global trading headquarters in Geneva. In the early 2000’s Sacha was building out the Capesize business in the Ocean Transportation Division where he was running at its peak a 70mio mt shipping book. From 2009 to 2014 Sacha went on to lead Cargill’s Global Metals business from Singapore where he was instrumental in transforming Cargill’s iron ore and steel trading business into a global leader. In 2014 Sacha returned to Geneva to lead and integrate Cargill’s Petroleum and Petrochemical businesses, which under his leadership were eventually sold to Macquarie group. He subsequently led and integrated the petroleum business into Macquarie’s commodities platform after which he provided strategy and leadership support to Macquarie’s Metals & Bulk businesses. Since February Sacha embarked on new avenues as investor and advisor to various commodity businesses.

Heike is a Non-Executive Director of global shipping company Clarkson plc. Until April 2020 Heike was an Executive at Anglo American plc for 11 years, most recently as Executive Head of Commercial Services. She was a member of the Executive Leadership Team of the Marketing Business Unit, which runs global marketing, sales, trading and distribution. She oversaw strategy and projects, coordinated all logistics and market analytics, and was responsible for offices in China and India. Heike drove the digital transformation of Anglo American’s global Marketing/Trading business. Heike joined Anglo American at the beginning of 2009 and was Group Head of Strategy for 5 years. She set and implemented Board level strategy, and led the £5bn acquisition of De Beers and its integration into Anglo American. Previously, Heike was a Management Consultant, advising on strategic and operational issues across multiple industries in Europe and Australasia.

Dr. Andor Lips brings over 25 years of experience in mining project development, mineral trade, and mining finance. He provides strategic, business development, and governance advise, whilst integrating financing and technical business requirements and opportunities. Andor worked until recently for Eldorado Gold as VP European Strategy & Corporate Sustainability, and was previously holding senior positions with ING Bank N.V., the Commodity Discovery Fund, Lydian International Ltd, and the French Bureau of Mines. He holds a Doctorate and a Masters of Science in Geology from the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands. Over the past decade he is a solicited expert by the European Commission for research and innovation in the minerals industry.

Joseph Nakhla is the Founder and CEO of bazinga! Technologies Inc. one of the world’s largest condo management solutions provider. Mr. Nakhla is also the founder of Eli Technologies, an AI solution for Real Estate transactions and Tribe Management, one of BC’s largest Property Solutions provider. Prior to bazinga!, Joseph was the Chief Operations Officer of one of Canada’s largest cloud–based payment processors, TIO Networks, which was acquired by Paypal in 2017. Joseph studied Civil and Structural Engineering and Executive Business Management at BCIT.

Guy Halford–Thompson is a thought leader and entrepreneur in the Canadian technology ecosystem. Over the last five years Guy has launched several successful public and private ventures, raising over $30m CAD in funding and building over $500m in investor value. Guy is a founder of BTL Group , the world’s first public blockchain company, and sits on the board of leading Canadian technology companies covering blockchain, real estate and esports markets.

David Garofalo to his current role as Chairman & CEO of the Marshall Precious Metals Fund, David was President & CEO and Director of Goldcorp (2016-2019), President & CEO and Director of Hudbay from 2010, Senior Vice President and CFO and Director of Agnico-Eagle from 1998 and Treasurer of Inmet Mining from 1990. David was recognized as The Northern Miner’s Mining Person of the Year for 2012. He was also awarded as Canada’s CFO of the Year by Financial Executives International Canada (2009) and Top Gun CFO by Brendan Wood International (2009 and 2010) and was recognized by IR Magazine with awards for Best Investor Relations by a CFO (2009 and 2010) and Best Investor Relations by a CEO (2011). David earned designations as a Canadian Chartered Public Accountant and a Certified Director of the Canadian Institute of Corporate Directors. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and Greater Vancouver Board of Trade.

Mr. Cooper is a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience in all aspects of corporate and financial management. For the past 35 years, Mr. Cooper has been providing strategic and financial advice and corporate administration services, and has held senior positions with a number of public and private companies with local and international operations. He was formerly CEO and a director of a ship-construction project with a budget in excess of $400 million, and Director of Finance & Administration at a shipyard that had employed over 1,000 workers. He has a Hons. Bachelor of Accounting and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia.

Hugh Halford-Thompson is a software entrepreneur and investor with over 8 years experience in the blockchain sector. Hugh is a founder of BTL Group the world’s first public blockchain company and QuickBitcoin, the largest UK bitcoin brokerage. Hugh has launched several technology businesses and has experience selling and deploying innovative blockchain solutions to consortiums of the world’s biggest enterprises in energy and banking.

Mathijs Bulten has over 20 years of experience in digital transformation. Prior to joining Minehub, he was a director within Deloitte responsible for process automation using innovative technologies like artificial intelligence, low-code tooling, and robotics. Mathijs has led large programs in Operations, Finance, Compliance and Customer excellence in financial institutions in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. He comes from an entrepreneurial background, studied logistics, and holds an MBA.

Mr. Sorace is a mining entrepreneur with over 25 years of international business and capital markets experience. Mr. Sorace has financed and led several resource companies with assets in the U.S., Canada and Europe, and has raised over $200M in equity and debt financings for public and private entities. He has been the founder, served as a Director and held CEO positions for numerous companies with extensive experience in development, management and public company governance in the resource and alternative energy sectors.

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.