Thursday, August 18, 2011

Founder of Online Eyewear Company Goes to Washington

"One day last month, Neil Blumenthal, who is a young entrepreneur, found himself in an ornate room on Capitol Hill listening to a parade of politicians — Senator Charles E. Schumer, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Senator John McCain, among others — talk about how important young entrepreneurs were to the economy," reports the NYTimes. "Mr. Blumenthal, 31, one of the founders of Warby Parker, an online eyewear company that sells designer frames for less than $100, was among 150 young chief executives invited to Washington by Our Time, a youth advocacy group, to help start Buy Young, an initiative that encourages consumers to support companies owned by members of the millennial generation." Read more.

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