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Join hosts Toni Okamoto and Paul Shapiro as they talk with some of the leading start-up entrepreneurs and titans of industry alike using their businesses to help solve the world’s most pressing problems.

Nov 1, 2018

Human rights and environmental advocates have tried to reform the diamond mining industry, but what if the answer was as simple as just growing diamonds in a lab? That’s what start-ups like Ada Diamonds are betting on.

This husband-wife cofounder duo, Lindsay Reinsmith and Jason Payne, sell sell lab-grown diamond jewelry that’s molecularly identical to naturally-formed diamonds, but for only two-thirds the price.

Learn all about how these diamonds are made, who’s buying them, and why the future of the jewelry industry may indeed be more cultured.