BlockApps is hiring a
Web3 Entrepreneur in Residence, Commodities

Location: New York City Metropolitan Area US

Company Overview:

BlockApps helps businesses harness the power of Web3 Commerce to deliver greater transparency and trust to B2B transactions — unlocking the value of real-world assets and deepening customer understanding of products to make better buying decisions. To do so, BlockApps has brought together key features of private and public blockchains with STRATO Mercata — a network of interoperable private blockchains connected to a public main net. STRATO Mercata is built to enable users to engage in Web3 Commerce for Business with non-speculative assets, KYC/KYB processes, fiat payments, flexible data privacy, and more.

We are seeking a highly motivated and visionary Entrepreneur in Residence to focus on Commodities. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of commodity trading markets, a track record of launching successful product offerings, and an extensive network within the commodity trading industry.

Roles & Responsibilities:

1. Offering Design and Strategy:

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive strategy for the commodity-backed offering and trading growth and sustainability.
  • Design the trading network's structure, rules, and protocols to ensure a secure, transparent, and efficient trading environment.
  • Identify opportunities to integrate innovative blockchain solutions into the trading network.

2. Trading Party Recruitment:

  • Identify and engage potential trading parties, including commodity producers, traders, and buyers, to join the network.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with trading partners to encourage long-term engagement and high trading volumes.
  • Collaborate with marketing and sales teams to attract new trading parties and expand the network's reach.

3. Market Analysis and Insights:

  • Conduct in-depth market research to understand the commodity trading landscape and identify potential areas for growth.
  • Analyze trading data and trends to provide valuable insights to trading parties and enhance the network's offerings.
  • Stay updated on industry regulations and best practices to ensure compliance and a competitive edge.

4. Product Development Collaboration:

  • Work closely with the product and engineering teams to enhance the functionality and user trading experience.
  • Gather feedback from trading parties and other stakeholders to guide continuous improvements to the platform.

5. Partnerships and Alliances:

  • Identify strategic partnership opportunities with key players in the commodity trading industry to strengthen the network's position.
  • Collaborate with partners to explore new markets and expand the offering of tradable assets.

6. Performance Monitoring and Reporting:

  • Develop key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the network's success and regularly report on its performance to stakeholders.
  • Identify areas for improvement and take proactive steps to address challenges.

Required Skills:

  • Extensive experience and knowledge of commodity trading markets and their dynamics.
  • Proven track record in designing and managing successful trading platforms or networks.
  • Strong business acumen and strategic thinking abilities.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills to engage and build relationships with trading parties.
  • Demonstrated leadership and team management capabilities.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, or a related field.
  • At least 7 years of relevant experience in commodity trading, financial markets, or a related field.
  • Familiarity with blockchain technology and its potential applications in trading is advantageous.
  • A passion for innovation and a deep interest in the potential of blockchain technology to transform trading industries.

If you are a driven and results-oriented individual with a keen interest in redefining commodity trading through blockchain technology, we encourage you to apply for this pivotal role. Together, we will create a cutting-edge Commodities offering that revolutionizes trading.

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Location: New York City Metropolitan Area US

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