Based in Switzerland, we manufacture and provide the best solution for safe and efficient cyanide monitoring and management.
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.
Benjamin holds a PhD in energy from EPFL and an engineering degree from the University of Stuttgart. He's worked at corporation and startup environments such as General Electric and Climeworks. He has over 13 years of experience in engineering groundbreaking solutions and driving disruptive technology innovation.
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.
Get to know Flavia Krauer, our Production and Quality Assurance Engineer. This Zurich native was one of four employees at CyanoGuard when she started, see how she's grown with the company since.
In this article, we will discuss some of the potential problems and sources of errors that you are likely to encounter when measuring cyanide and how to overcome them.