Warby Parker was founded in the year 2010. The company has been operational for nine years now. The founders of the company were David Gilboa, Andrew Hunt, Neil Blumenthal and Jeffrey Raider. The official name of the company is JAND Incorporated, while the trade name of the company is Warby Parker. The first investment received by the company amounted to $2,500. The year after, the company raised about $2.5 million with the help of its first round of funding. The same year, the company again had raised an amount of $12.5 million.
Then in the year 2012, the company again received additional funding of $37 million, with an additional of $4 million in the year 2013. By the year 2011, the company had already shipped more than 100,000 pair of glasses. In the year 2015, the company was valued at an amount of $1.2 billion. In 2016, the company planned to open up a production facility in New York, USA. The production facility will be a 34,000 square-foot area and would be employing around 130 employees. The lab was opened by the year 2017. As of the year 2018, the company had raised an amount of $75 million in investment, which made the total funding amount to reach $300 million. The headquarters of the company is based in 161 Avenue of the Americas. The name of the city is New York, while the name of the state is New York, USA. The pin code of the area is 10013.
Warby Parker is an American company that focuses on designing and manufacturing off various types of designer eyewear for consumers. The current CEOs of the company are Neil Blumenthal and David Gilboa. As of the current date, the company has more than 35 retail stores all over the USA and Canada. The company supports charity via their sales, where each glasses purchased, the company donates money to a non-profit company known as Vision Springs.
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