Mr. Vashi Dominguez
Vashi Dominguez is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of the disruptive fine jewelry brand, Vashi. He is the winner of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year London and South-East in 2021.
A Spanish national, born and raised in Spain to a Spanish mother and Indian father, his extensive network of friends, investors and advisors spans more than 40 countries.
Dominguez is a serial entrepreneur who has developed one of the most innovative new business models globally to challenge a century-old approach. His entrepreneurial spirit has transformed the traditional fine jewelry purchasing process. Vashi created a customer experience led concept that enables customers to co-create their dream jewelry with expert artisan and designers in prestigious stores.
A founder with the clarity of vision and purpose to disrupt the fine jewelry sector. His vision and leadership saw the business ranked No. 5 in the UK ‘Futurecorn’ list – the 15 companies most likely to become a Unicorn in the next 12 months.
Vashi is a business that makes jewelry buying an ‘experience’ by bringing to life a passionate belief that ‘something you made means more than something you bought’. The mission is to create the most compelling jewelry company of the 21st century.
Vashi, the disruptive fine jewelry brand was ranked No. 26 in The Sunday Times Fast Track 100 in 2019, as well as ranking No. 5 in The Sunday Times Profit Track 100 in 2020. Over the last 5 years, he has driven strong financial performance, growing sales 22x and profits 24x.
Since founding Vashi as an online retailer in 2007, Dominguez has built a business of five UK stores with global customer appeal, and in 2023, opens its first New York store.