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Eka Software Solution

Eka Software Solution
About us
Eka Software solution is leading provider of commodity trading and riskmanagement (CTRM) solutions to global commodity markets covering Agri commodities, Metals and Mining and Energy. Our products and services help companies that buy, sell or trade commodities manage the challenges of volatile markets and 24x7 global operations more efficiently.

Eka is derived from the word "EKAM", which means 'unified' or 'integrated' in Sanskrit, the ancient Indian language. It signifies our organizational intent to provide a single-platform solution for managing trade and risk across commodities, industry verticals and business segments. Today, Eka is a 250+member strong teamthat caters to clients across a cross-section of commodities, segments and sizes from offices in Australia, India, UK, and USA.
FOUNDED:
2004
FOUNDED By:
Manav Garg
KEY PERSON:
Manav Garg
Founder and CEO
An entrepreneur and former commodity trader, Manav is the driving force behind Eka's innovative product portfolio and is responsible for its global business strategy and growth. Employing his in-depth knowledge of commodity markets and insights into the shortfalls of the technology that prevailed, Manav founded Eka in the year 2004. Since incorporation, Manav has worked towards his vision of creating a world-class Indian Software Product Company which provides an End-to-End Commodity Platform for global physical commodity markets.

He graduated as an engineer from REC (Regional Engineering College) Jalandhar, and followed this by an MBA from IIFT (Indian Institute of Foreign Trade), Delhi. He was recently awarded the Star Entrepreneur Award for 2008-09 at the 2nd Indira International India Innovation Summit.
OFFICES:
India, USA, UK, Australia
CLIENTELE:
Tata Steel Europe, Hindalco, Noble Group, Louis Dreyfus, Boliden, CBH Group, Cargill, Renewable Energy Group
INVESTORS:
GP Group, Nexus Venture Partners
COMPETITORS:
Triple Point Technologies, OpenLink Financials, SunGard
WEBSITE:
PRODUCT OFFERINGS:
1. Eka.Agriculture is an End to End Agri- commodity Supply Chain solution to facilitate trade, operations and risk management right from the farm to the marketplace. Eka. Agriculture manages Origination, Sourcing, Logistics, Processing, Distribution and Sales across coffee, cocoa, sugar, cotton, Grains, Edible oils, Oilseeds and other Agri-based businesses.

2. Eka.Metals is an integrated Supply Chain and Risk Management Solution for the metals and mining industry covering mining, smelting, trading and fabrication for concentrates, base metals, precious metals, Ferro-alloys, steel and scrap.

3. Eka.Energy is a comprehensive trading and risk management software solution that offer traders of crude oil, refined products, bio-fuels and coal an unmatched solution focused to manage the entire trade lifecycle including logistics, operations and physical inventory.
4. Eka.Analytics is a business intelligence and analytics tool for commodity markets providing real time, meaningful and actionable information to traders, riskmanagers and executives. It helps companies to improve business performance, effectively manage their portfolio by providing better visibility into their positions and risks using best- in-class visually intuitive analytical tools.

5. Eka.Grownet is an online platformspecifically designed to help agri-marketing companies provide personalized and professional services to their growers. Eka.Grownet helpsAgri-Marketing companies provide growers the right tools to manage their commodity transactions online.
DIFFERENTIATING FACTORS:
What differentiates Eka from its competitors has been the vision of creating an end to end platform, to manage physical commodity trading and risk management. Our solutions have been built specifically for physical commodity trading and cover the entire lifecycle, of both physical and financial contracts, combining front, middle and back office functionality into a powerful feature-rich system.
REVENUE MODEL
License Fee, Maintenance and Support fee, Customization and Implementation Fee
WHAT NEXT?
In the coming years, Eka plans to diversify and expand its product portfolio, covering commodity sourcing and processing for Consumer Product companies, Natural Gas and Power trading, emissions trading, enterprise risk management, logistics and shipping. Eka is also looking to expand its geographical coverage in both emerging markets like China, Africa and Latin America and scale up its operations in Australia, Europe and NorthAmerica.
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