About us

We believe in being awesome. We have come into being when.

Our team

The faces behind real value currencies

Guido van Stijn Managing Director

Guido is a serial entrepreneur with a track record of successful businesses in the gold and commodities field. He will be at the forefront of the Aurus strategy and its implementation.

Stefan Gergely Founder

Blockchain evangelist and entrepreneur, Stefan has experience in software startups all around the world in various domains. He spent the past years of his life as a blockchain advisor alongside UnderDevelopment Office, helping companies find the best way to use blockchain, to innovate within their field. His latest conquest is fin-tech.

Dan Cearnau co-founder & CTO

Dan’s background is tech and startups. His journey went from tech enthusiast to full stack developer, blockchain expert and now CTO in multiple companies around the world.

Alexi Flanders co-founder & Community Manager

Experienced Community Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. Skilled in Data Research, Cryptocurrency, Community Engagement, Community Development, and Mobile Applications. 

Mark Gesterkamp Business Development Manager

As a senior fixed income trader Mark has broad experience in providing liquidity and matching funding proposals to investors in global markets as well as OTC. He has always been interested in instruments linked to precious metals and embraces new finance propositions in the blockchain space

Simon Owen In-house Counsel

Simon Owen has almost 30 years of experience as a corporate and commercial lawyer and corporate advisor with particular focus upon developing businesses and capital markets. He has acted as a Chairman and Director, both executive and non-executive, for a number of listed and unlisted public companies.

& Advisors

The supporters of our vision
DERYCK GRAHAM Advisor, Strategy

Deryck sits on the board of many startups around the world. He’s passionate about the gold industry and is focused on tokenising underground gold.

JOHNNY VERKURINGEN Gold trader, advisor

Johnny is the founder and acting CEO of European Gold Standard. He has dedicated his life to gold and has vast experience as a trader.

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