Last April we wrote about a $5.2 million funding round raised by Gemvara, a startup that allows you to customize (and order) jewelry online. Since then, things have apparently been going quite well for the company, and it’s making some changes to help spur further growth. I spoke with CEO Matt Lauzon, who told me about the site’s recent progress and some of the changes it’s been making.
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Back in July 2008, we wrote about a company called Paragon Lake that had raised $5.8 million to put kiosks in jewelery stores to help you design custom jewelry. Earlier this year, the company got a new name (it’s now called Gemvara), its CEO departed (it’s now being led by founder Matt Lauzon), and it has a new business model: it’s now a consumer facing site that allows users to create their own… → Read More