The Marco Polo Network is the fastest growing trade network connecting banks, corporates and third party service providers through an unparalleled network of nodes enabling the seamless execution of their working capital and trade finance activities.

The Marco Polo Network is powered open Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and Corda blockchain technology and is integrated with the TradeIX Platform.

Marco Polo Trade Finance Initiative


R3 is an enterprise blockchain software firm working with a broad ecosystem of more than 200 members and partners across multiple industries from both the private and public sectors to develop on Corda, its open-source blockchain platform, and Corda Enterprise, a commercial version of Corda for enterprise usage.

R3’s global team of over 180 professionals in 13 countries is supported by over 2,000 technology, financial, and legal experts drawn from its global member base. R3 is backed by investment of over USD 120 million from more than 45 firms. The Corda platform is already being used in industries from financial services to healthcare, shipping, insurance and more. It records, manages and executes institutions’ financial agreements in perfect synchrony with their peers, creating a world of frictionless commerce. For more information, please visit: www.r3.com 

Marco Polo Trade Finance Initiative


TradeIX, is an award-winning technology platform provider driving innovation and driving change in facilitating the flow of goods, money, and credit in the $8 trillion trade finance market. Its TradeIX Platform delivered to banks and their corporate clients via ERP-embedded applications. The TradeIX platform is integrated with the Marco Polo Network, the world’s fastest-growing trade finance network.

In September 2017, TradeIX successful completed the first blockchain-enabled trade finance transaction for DHL financed by Standard Chartered and credit insured by AIG. TradeIX is proud to be working with key investors in the financial services space such as ING Ventures, BNP Paribas, Tech Mahindra and Kistefos.

TradeIX has operations in the UK, Ireland, France, Singapore and the US managed by a team of over 80 experts and thought-leaders in the financial technology and trade finance industry. For more information, please visit: www.tradeix.com

“Together with R3, other bank members and TradeIX, we aim to bring trade and supply chain finance business to the next evolutionary stage.”

Nikolaus Giesbert
Divisional Board Member, Fixed Income, Currencies
& Commodities and Trade Finance & Cash Management

Marco Polo Trade Finance Initiative


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