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WatchFacts first mover trust, security and eCommerce services are revolutionizing the 40 BUSD global pre-owned luxury watch market.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location Miami, FL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2010
  • Employees 5
  • Website watchfacts.com

Company Summary

WatchFacts (WF) provides trust, security and transparency services to allow luxury pre-owned watch dealers (B2B) and consumers (B2C and C2C) to trade safely. The trust services are backed by an on-line private (B2B) watch exchange platform for dealer and also B2C and C2C connection via major on-line eCommerce platforms. WF is the first mover with this innovation, similar to Carfax for cars and GIA for diamonds.

Team

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    Douglas Geertz
    Chairman

    Douglas has more than 25 years of experience in global leadership positions in a variety of industries and countries. Head of Coml Ops Tetra Pak Asia & Americas, Head of Tetra Pak Switzerland, Head of Tetra Pak Chile, deputy-Head of Tetra Pak Hong Kong, Head of Atlas Copco International Africa and Latam. company. Fluent in 6 languages. Degrees: AMP at Harvard, MBA at IMD Lausanne, Bachelor in International Economics and Bus Admin in Sweden.

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    John Cormier
    CEO

    Mr. Cormier is a collector of fine watches a board member of the American Watchmakers and Clockmakers Institute (“AWCI”). Mr. Cormier graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor's in finance from the University of Houston and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at Pennsylvania. Mr. Cormier served as an officer at Credit Suisse First Boston's merger and acquisitions group. He was CFO of S.I. Diamond Technology and assisted in its IPO at NYSE.

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    Nawel Kiram
    COO

    Ms Kiram has been in the jewelry industry for over 10 years establishing several Italian companies into multiple countries incl. the U.S. She served as the Export Manager for MPF Group jewelry distribution and Sales Mngr for Alcozer & J jewelry design. She speaks 5 languages fluently. She has a Bachelor degree in Political Science from the University of Florence, Italy and an MBA in Business and Marketing from SSA School Florence, Italy.

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    Edward Faber
    Advisor

    Author of “American Wristwatches: Five Decades of Style and Design”, presently in its third printing and the definitive text on collecting American vintage watches. He founded Aaron Faber Gallery in 1974, now at 666 Fifth Avenue in New York City, as a showcase for artist made jewelry presented in the studio jewelry section - for which the gallery is world-famous – as well as 20th century estate jewelry

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    Jim Lubic
    Advisor

    Executive Director of America Watchmakers and Clockmakers Institute (www.awci.com) and a Certified Master Watchmaker of the 21st Century (the highest certification afforded to a watchmaker).

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    Philippe Bonay
    Advisor

    Mr. Bonay is President of Jaeger-LeCoultre, North America. He has a strong background and knowledge of the luxury watch industry, having previously held the post of President of Panerai North America where he played a key role in the growth and development of the brand, as well as President of A. Lange & Söhne, North America. Mr. Bonay also has broad international experience, having worked in France, Asia and most recently the U.S.

Advisors

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    Robert Kettle, New York
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Allan Asper, Miami
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Mufasa Holdings
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    Douglas Geertz
    Unconfirmed