About US

Monetum is building a bridge for the people between FIAT and crypto money.
Payments should be simple – regardless of the currency used, and between all parties.

how-it-works

How it works

Monetum is being developed in Zug, Switzerland. The payment portal bridging crypto to fiat, is an EU compliant and regulated entity. A fully functional IBAN is associated to each system account. Account holders will have the option of receiving physical cards and/or hardware wallets. A state-of-the-art merchant web payment portal, allows individual users and businesses on the Monetum platform to simultaneously send, store, and exchange cryptocurrencies and multiple fiat currencies. All these assets are accessible through the same system account and its associated unique IBAN.

Monetum is a full suite solution composed by the following elements

MOM THE MONETUM COIN

MOM THE MONETUM COIN

Crypto asset designed to run everyday payments
• Future proof scalability
• High levels of TPS processing
• Built to sustain high capacity throughout

MONETUM HYBRID WALLET

MONETUM HYBRID WALLET

Blockchain based multicurrency wallet
• FIAT-CRYPTO Storage features
• Fully functional IBAN
• Instant transfer to internal wallets
• Account-to-Card payments
• Wire transfers SEPA/SWIFT

MONETUM SMART-EXCHANGE

MONETUM SMART-EXCHANGE

• CRYPTO-FIAT-METALS
• Supported by built-in P2P CRYPTO-FIAT Exchange (Proprietary DLT)
• CRYPTO-FIAT / FIAT-CRYPTO conversions
• High Speed Transactions
• Premium Secure storage
• Licensed and Regulated

State of the art merchant web payment portal

State of the art merchant web payment portal

• Allows individual users and businesses on the
Monetum platform to simultaneously send, store,
and exchange Cryptocurrencies and multiple FIAT
currencies.
• EU compliant and regulated entity

Road Map

Regulatory
Legal

Technology
Development

2019

and ongoing –
integration with
hardware wallets

Q2 2019

Application
for VISA/MC
principal
membership

Q1 2019

Integration with
multiple banks
via Open Banking
data aggregation
and direct
payments

Q1 2019

Jurisdiction
Comparison and
application for full
banking license

01 2019

Register as
Participant with
European Payments
Council – SEPA

Dec 2018

Monetum mainnet
isreleased, p2p
Monetum platform
fully functional

Dec 2018

Application to
upgrade current
license to Electronic
Money Institution
(where? Malta/passported)

Nov 2018

Functional
Beta Version
of World’s first
centralized regulated
exchange to run
on blockchain is
released

Testnet of
Monetum Coin
available

Nov 2018

Crypto Exchange
Licensing application
in Malta

Oct 2018

Functional Beta
Version of world’s
first blockchain
based fully
regulated FIAT
wallet is released

Oct 2018

Commenced
Operations under
Payment Facilitator
arrangements

Swiss Holding
applies for SRO
membership to
qualify as Financial
Intermediary

May 2018

Passporting to
EU/EEA States

Q2 2018

HeatLedger Ltd
starts deploying
solution

Feb 2018

SWIFT/BIC
Membership
PHPYMTM1
SWIFT Assigned

Nov 2017

Agreement with
HeatLEdger LTD as
Technology Partner

Oct 2017

EU Payment
Insitution License
Granted

Receive own unique
sort code from Central
Bank of Malta – 27007

Our Team

Marco Lavanna
Marco Lavanna

Founder Chairman of the board
https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcolavanna/

Marco has been active in the digital currencies universe before Bitcoin. He has operated two of the largest exchanges for E-Gold, a gold backed digital currency that was extremely popular at the end of the ‘90s, and other Digital Gold Currencies.
Then moved to work in the traditional payments solutions for a few years where he built a very successful Payment Services Provider which recently has been granted a Payment Institution License under the EU Payment Services Directive.
However never really forgetting his passion for digital currency he has been studying and participating in the Crypto phenomenon and now
ready to replicate the success of his previous ventures with the Monetum, Better Money project.

Alessandro Chiarenza
Alessandro Chiarenza

Legal and Compliance
https://www.linkedin.com/in/alessandro-chiarenza-512261119/

Several years’ experience on Payment and Electronic Money Institutions
Deep knowledge of the Payment services directives and regulations. international privacy, information technology, e-commerce and anti-money laundering and terrorism financing regulations. Specialized in financial services law Master’s degree in law from Milan University, Italy

Renatha Nifield
Renatha Nifield

Head of Marketing
https://www.linkedin.com/in/renatha-nifield-61a14233/

Economics graduate professional
10 years’ experience in Marketing, Business Intelligence & Strategy Experience in Macroeconomic Scenario Projections Solid career growth with proven track record of implementing the business development strategies to accomplish breakthrough sales objectives while creating unique market-entry strategies, managing business relationships Year 1 graduate master’s degree in Banking & Finance at University of Malta

Diana-Morais
Diana Morais

Head Of Sales at Monetum
https://www.linkedin.com/in/diana-morais-b0b74273/

Diana’s interest in the cryptocurrency potential goes back to 2014 when she started as a long term investor. With a post graduation in the management/finance field from Coimbra Business School, Diana found in Malta an opportunity to professionaly grow in the business industry. As soon as the country regulatory system started embracing the blockchain technology, her hobby was transformed into a career and her enthusiasm and knowledge led her to an invitation to join a cryptocurrency payment provider. Monetum was a natural next step as she saw in the project great potential and the chance of making the difference while leaving her own mark by joining the team from the very beginning.

Renos Demetriou
Renos Demetriou

Head of Brand Development
https://www.linkedin.com/in/renosdemetriou/

Renos is a creative professional with more than 25 years of extensive practice in the industry.
With active experience in most of the marketing communications disciplines.
He possesses a methodical creative craftsmanship for all design deliverables. Versatile with knowledge and experience with the Forex and online trading industry.

Stephen Agius
Stephen Agius

Front End Developer Specialist
https://www.linkedin.com/in/sagius/

Front End Developer Specialist
7 years’ experience in IGaming and Finance industry’s

Development of high-performance, scalable and solid
web applications that handles real time data

Francesco Piras
Francesco Piras

Marketing, Italy and Tessin Canton
https://www.linkedin.com/in/francescopiras/

Co-founder of BrightNode (Switzerland)
Co-founder of Tokenpolis (Estonia)
Certificate in “Blockchain Technologies: Business
Innovation and Application” from MIT Sloan School of Management.
Over 20 years’ experience in the IT field.
Has worked as Executive Marketing & Sales Manager
and Business Development Manager for several
software companies.

Dilara-Kirkac
Dilara Kirkac

Digital Marketing
https://www.linkedin.com/in/dilara-kirkac/

Executive MBA candidate and
marketer Profound marketing
skills and strategy.
7 years’ experience
Strategic marketing
Business Management

Advisors & Partners

Paytah Payment Solutions
Paytah Payment Solutions

Paytah Payment Solutions
www.paytah.com

Brightnode SAGL
Brightnode SAGL

Marketing Advisory
www.brightnode.io

CV VC Advisory
CV VC Advisory

Whitepaper and Strategy Advisor
www.cvvc.com

Narwal
Narwal

PR and Marketing Strategy Advisory
www.narwal-pr.com

Wenger & Vieli Ltd
Wenger & Vieli Ltd

Regulatory Matters Advisor
www.wengervieli.ch