Crowdfunding the Jewelry business

Crowdfunding since past few years has helped create humongous financing opportunities worldwide. In 2013, thousands of businesses globally raised ~ USD 5.1 Billion through...

Few good (responsible) miners – Dominion Diamond, Rio Tinto, Petra Diamonds...

Only considering the Financial bottom-line is outmoded. Measuring, reporting and monitoring Triple bottom-line is the new norm. Global corporations have started focusing on development...

Jewelers increasingly turning towards Equity Funding route

Finance is a critical factor in the success of jewelry business and most of the jewelers have traditionally relied on Debt Financing through bank...

More Jewelry Retailers selling Lab-grown diamonds

It’s been almost 3 years since D.NEA – an online Lab-grown diamond retailer reportedly opened the world’s first brick-and-mortar jewelry store that exclusively sold...

Diamond mining on the cusp of exhaustion

Since 1990s no new Tier-1 diamond mine has been discovered and only around 30 significant mines are currently producing diamonds, according to Petra diamonds. Charles Skinner, De...

Need to overhaul gemological labs

Gemological laboratories play a cardinal role in the mystical milieu of diamonds. Without correct grading and certification, right valuation cannot be derived. Such is...

Diamond investments set to take off ? – New fund launched

Diamonds have been chiefly bought for weddings, festive occasions and gifting but seldom for purposes of investment. Unlike other precious stones and metals like...

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Equity Funding surges for disruptive diamond startups

After recent funding of $ 14.5 million received by San Francisco-based startup Akash Systems who uses Lab-grown diamond nanometers for its proprietary GaN-on-diamond transistors,...