About Diamond Standard
A Safe Way to Diversify Your Financial Portfolio with Diamonds
Diamonds are now accessible as a regulated
and fungible financial asset, fluid between
physical and digital worlds.
A decade ago, we embarked on an ambitious quest to transform natural diamonds into an investable asset. Using computer science optimization, we created natural diamond commodities, an easily tradable and secure financial investment.download fact sheet
Diamond Standard Founded
U.S. patent citations
Trading systems designed
Raised in venture capital
With innovations cited in nearly 4,000 U.S. Patents, Cormac has been the founder of four software startups acquired by public companies. He is a quant finance pioneer who invented heatmaps, designed over 100 institutional trading systems, and perfected sentiment analysis for statistical arbitrage, using it to manage over $500 million for Tudor and Millennium. Most recently, he built a business social network integrated into premium news publications, which was acquired by News Corp.
Cormac studied computer science at Carnegie Mellon, earning Bachelors and Masters of Science degrees. Now, as founder of Diamond Standard, he has solved the challenge of creating a standardized diamond commodity. Delivered as a physical coin or bar, this regulated commodity can be transacted as a token on a blockchain, with diamonds supplied fairly via transparent bids on an electronic diamond exchange.