The combined force of our expertise enables us to create some of the best quality lab-grown diamonds in the world and exploit the power of their extraordinary properties.
LakeDiamond brings together all the competences and infrastructure needed to grow, transform and sell diamonds. Our company is evolving with the joint expertise of a group of extraordinary people: business developers and strategists, quantum physicists and computer scientists, blockchain and crypto professionals, and experts in diamond growth, photonics and electronics.
Pascal Gallo earns his PhD on crystal growth in collaboration with Albert Fert, Nobel Prize 2007.
He joins Eli Kapon’s group at EPFL, develops diamond-based lasers and breaks a world record for laser energy transmission. Disappointed about not finding good supplies of ultra-pure diamonds he decides to grow his own.
Pascal Gallo meets Theophile Mounier, Christophe Provent and David Rats. They develop a Single Crystal CVD reactor to grow ultra-pure diamonds and create a business plan.
Alex Kummerman joins the team with the plan to leapfrog from start-up to industrial scale production capacity. He organizes the strategy to launch an ICO and brings along Romain Braud in the process.
World premiere: LakeDiamond wins the support of a Swiss bank, Swissquote, for its ICO.
Successful completion of LakeDiamond Bank sale in partnership with Swissquote; start of the ICO, with a focus on private institutional actors