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Warby Parker's CEO explains the revelation that led him to leave finance and consulting

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 launched Warby Parker to a waitlist of 20,000 eager customers. After three weeks, the company reached its first-year sales target. Last year, it became one of the only online retailers to exceed a $1 billion valuation before going public or getting acquired.
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