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July 31, 2015 6:20 AM ET

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Company Overview of Gemvara, Inc.

Company Overview

Gemvara Inc. operates as a direct-to-consumer online retailer of customizable fine jewelry in the United States. It offers gems, rings, necklaces, earrings, bracelets, gifts, men's jewelry, and wedding bands. The company was formerly known as Paragon Lake, Inc. and changed its name to Gemvara Inc. in February 2010. Gemvara Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.

One Financial Center

Boston, MA 02111

United States

Founded in 2006





Key Executives for Gemvara, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Founder and Chairman of the Board
Age: 30
President of Jewelry
Chief Architect
Vice President of Technology
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Gemvara, Inc. Key Developments

Gemvara Launches Online Stone Resetting

Gemvara unveiled Stone Reset by Gemvara, a new service that will change the way consumers look at their jewelry. Through a simple online platform, customers can securely send in a gemstone or diamond to be reset into a new piece. Each reset piece is customer-styled and handcrafted by Gemvara's expert jewelers and stone-setters. Customers create new jewelry that retains the history of a special stone that is delivered at a fraction of the cost of a new piece.

Gemvara, Inc. Announces Executive Changes

Matt Nichols, formerly chief financial officer for Gemvara, Inc., has been promoted to CEO. Nichols joined Gemvara in 2011 and was previously principal at Highland Capital, focusing on information technology investments. He was also previously a member of the corporate development team at Google Nichols succeeds Janet Holian as CEO. Holian, a former Vistaprint executive, had joined Gemvara in 2011 as chief operating officer.

Gemvara Hires Matt Marcus as Chief Marketing Officer

Gemvara announced the hire of Matt Marcus as Chief Marketing Officer. With more than 15 years of experience in global marketing, design strategy, and business operations, Matt comes to Gemvara from R/GA in Chicago where he was Vice President, Executive Creative Director.

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