Last year, eyewear-maker Warby Parker became one of the only online retailers to exceed a $1 billion valuation before going public or getting acquired.
The company's co-CEOs Dave Gilboa and Neil Blumenthal — along with cofounders Andrew Hunt and Jeff Raider — have grown Warby Parker into a go-to destination for affordable designer specs since its founding in 2010, boldly challenging the monopoly held by industry heavyweight Luxottica.
Meet Neil Blumenthal, cofounder and co-CEO of Warby Parker. He tells Fast Company how a pact over a beer at the company's inception helped its founders preserve their friendship. Last year saw 500% growth for the online eyewear bran...
Warby Parker launched in 2010 as a bold challenge to the traditional eyewear industry. In this interview, cofounders and co-CEOs Neil Blumenthal and Dave Gilboa talk about how they did it, and what's next.
For Neil Blumenthal, running a successful business is not something that's mutually exclusive from social responsibility.
Back in 2008, four Wharton MBA candidates dreamt up the idea for an online eyewear company that would bring affordable, designer specs to the masses. Two years later, Dave Gilboa, Neil Blumenthal, Andrew Hunt, and Jeff Raider launch...