Tag: Eterneva

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Messenger acquires Thumbies; thoughts on the “new memorialization”

In this news release from Messenger News you can read about the Messenger Company and its acquisition of the Thumbies Fingerprint Keepsakes business.  The release states that “the new addition to the Messenger family of companies will allow the Messenger team of sales representatives to offer the complete line of Thumbies jewelry in their portfolio of products, supporting the needs of funeral home partners across the country”. Kevin Tkacz, President of Messenger, added this comment, “This acquisition allows Messenger to […]

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Mark Cuban: “. . .the grief industry is very much old school”

Back in October 2019 on an episode the television production of Shark Tank, serial investor and billionaire Mark Cuban became invested in a death care company.  It was at that time that Cuban invested $600,000 for a 9% share of the “cremation carbon to diamond” company Eterneva.  That $600,000 investment gave the company a valuation of almost $7 million at the time. Funeral Director Daily caught up with the company when we found this article in Insider.  In the article, […]