Our mission is to minimize toxic reagent usage, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improve precious metal recoveries for gold mines by providing a reliable, user-friendly and intelligent real-time cyanide monitoring and optimization solution.
To establish a global technology platform that brings analytical chemistry in the hands of everyone and empower informed decision making that makes the world more efficient and safer.
Benedikt Kirchgaessler is the founder and CEO of CyanoGuard AG. He started his studies in biochemistry and biotechnology at the University of Zurich, where he founded CyanoGuard. Before this, he obtained a degree in business & finance from Hochschule München and ESG Paris and worked in investment banking at UniCredit in Munich.
Mathias holds an M.Sc. in mechanical engineering from ETH Zurich. He is a published author in the field of cyanide monitoring and has developed the CyanoSmart and Cyano.iO platform prototypes. Before joining CyanoGuard, he has held the role of Chief Information Officer at a medium-sized company in Switzerland.
Alex is Founding Partner at Wingman Ventures, a Zurich-based venture capital fund, and has many years of experience working with B2B technology startups and supporting their founder teams as a strategic sparring partner and by serving on their Boards of Directors.
William is Chief Investment Officer at QdN Partners Family Office. He has more than 20 years of experience working in private equity, venture capital, and strategic consulting in North America, Europe, and Asia.
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