Funds lining up to buy a stake at twice 2013’s value.

The juggernaut that is Warby Parker may be rolling toward an IPO of as much as $1.2 billion if its four founding college buddies decide to cash in on offers coming in now from investment firms. The last time Warby Parker sought investors a little over a year ago, the company was valued at $450 million. Warby Parker’s high-profile charitable endeavors have made it a media phenomenon, but it’s no doubt the company’s financials that appeal to money lenders. Warby Parker brought in $35 million in revenue in 2013, and likely doubled that in 2014, according to estimates.

Read more at CNN | Crain’s New York

 
SPONSORED VIDEO

Hear What the Industry Thinks About the Ultimate Lens Package by Essilor

Eye care professionals, patients, and Essilor sales consultants shared their feedback on the Ultimate Lens Package. Watch to see why they believe the innovation behind the lens can make the difference for your practice and for your patients. For more information on the Ultimate Lens Package, contact an Essilor Sales Consultant or click here.


Promoted Headlines