We are a proprietary platform that facilitates financing of cross-border trade of food and agricultural products for small businesses. We help manufacturers, distributors and supermarkets, to buy food and agricultural products directly from small and medium-sized exporters, processors and producers.
We help buyers and sellers to trade Food, and Agriculture products, by utilizing the platform's proprietary digital processes, and partnerships that assure performance, and mitigate operational risks which build trust. We address operational risks like : Price, Counterparty, Product Quality and Quantity, Delivery and Payment, for our users providing them a seamless experience, alongwith convenience and confidence to trade with each other. We deploy advanced distributed ledger technologies to secure documents and events, and have partnerships with the world-renowned - Distributed Ledger Technology platform, Logistics Service companies, Insurance providers, an Inspection Agencies, and large Financial Institution backed fin-tech firms.
We at 'Maalexi' work 24x7, 365 days for 'Democratizing Cross-Border Trade and Finance' by addressing complexities in international trade, and opening new channels for access to financing for small businesses. We simplify imports by addressing five main issues on the import process, which allow users to freely undertake cross-border transactions, and for financiers to finance these trades.
We provide instantaneous all-inclusive prices through our proprietary algorithms, safe and internationally compliant digital contracts, verification services on counterparties, stock verification services through our tie-up with the globally renowned inspection agencies, integrity of delivery through our partnership with highly reputed logistics service providers and insurance agencies, and secured payment options through escrow or cash or credit against delivery, vide our partnerships with reputed fin-techs.
We deal with ready to ship, and international quality compliant food and agriculture products direct from the processors, stored across ports, free-zones and industrial warehouses. We don’t charge any registration fee, listing fee or commissions on trades thereby making the whole model conducive to both the parties, and allowing us to act as neutral parties assuring performance and maintaining the integrity of information, allowing it to become basis for deal financing.
We are 'democratizing cross-border trade' by providing a ‘digital ecosystem’ for small businesses, which allows them to get into mainstream international trade in wholesale of food and agriculture products, alongwith access to finance. We believe this approach will build strength for the small business allowing them increase their incomes (alleviate poverty),and enhance the overall sustainability of global food and agriculture supply chains. The Maalexi Ethos
Our Strengths and Growth Plans
We are headquartered in Delaware, United States of America, which provides confidence that we operate under best of regulations that promise safety of all our stakeholders whether they be our users, and partners or the investors. We have wide networks with physical and digital footprint in our buyer markets, that help our users to undertake transactions with confidence on our platform and assure them that these are conducted in compliance with stringent regulatory requirement in these markets.
We have deep linkages with global supply chains that are anchored on cross-border trade flows from India to Europe, United States, Africa, and the UAE. These target markets, contribute about 60% of the global Food and Agriculture cross-border trade. India has a very low import share in these markets, which can be increased by helping small businesses to directly trade with each other.
Our professional networks within the trading community in import markets, allows processors, manufacturers and distributors to get continuous orders and bring volumes of agricultural produce onto our platform. By simplifying cross-border trade processes and allowing more access to financing to small businesses, we believe that US, Europe, Africa, India and the UAE, will see an increase in trade with each other, which wil allow our users access and opportunity to avail better prices, and bring the farm-gate, factory-gate, and retail-gate close to each other.
How do we simplify cross-border trade?
We focus on mitigating operational risks that relate to price, parties (counterparty), quality and quantity (product), payment, and delivery, by providing all-inclusive prices that can be fixed by click of a button, verification of parties through our fin-tech partners, quality and quantity inspections by international inspection agency, and delivery by globally renowned logistics companies, and fully secured insurance for the shipment from origin to destination.
Maalexi is led by a team with ‘hands-on’ experience in supply chain operations, infrastructure, finance, data analytics and advanced digital technologies. We have diverse industry, and cross functional knowledge in both moving and trading goods in our target markets and deploying disruptive technologies for optimizing efficiencies across these supply chains.
Our development team is composed of passionate and ambitious experts adept in simplifying technological applications to resolve complex business problems. This kind of expertise and deep market knowledge allows us to design and develop UI, UX and the complete backend solutions, internally, thereby providing us with formidable advantage to adapt and maneuver our value-added services to fast evolving customer expectations.