Warby Parker

Warby Parker is a transformative fashion brand with a lofty objective: to offer designer eyewear at a revolutionary price.11

  • Founded 2010

About Warby Parker

Warby Parker was founded with a rebellious spirit and a lofty objective: to offer designer eyewear at a revolutionary price, while leading the way for socially conscious businesses.

Every idea starts with a problem. Ours was simple: glasses are too expensive. We were students when one of us lost his glasses on a backpacking trip. The cost of replacing them was so high that he spent the first semester of grad school without them, squinting and complaining. (We don’t recommend this.) The rest of us had similar experiences, and we were amazed at how hard it was to find a pair of great frames that didn’t leave our wallets bare. Where were the options?

It turns out there was a simple explanation. The eyewear industry is dominated by a single company that has been able to keep prices artificially high while reaping huge profits from consumers who have no other options.

We started Warby Parker to create an alternative.

By circumventing traditional channels , designing glasses in-house, and engaging with customers directly, we’re able to provide higher-quality, better-looking prescription eyewear at a fraction of the going price.

We believe that buying glasses should be easy and fun. It should leave you happy and good-looking, with money in your pocket.

We also believe that everyone has the right to see.

Almost one billion people worldwide lack access to glasses, which means that 15% of the world’s population cannot effectively learn or work. To help address this problem, Warby Parker partners with non-profits like VisionSpring to ensure that for every pair of glasses sold, a pair is distributed to someone in need.

There’s nothing complicated about it. Good eyewear, good outcome.

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Perks
  • Gym Membership
  • Cell Phone Reimbursement
  • 4% Matching 401K
  • Maternity/Paternity Benefits
  • MyTime (No cap on PTO)

Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Retirement/401K Plan Retirement/401K Plan
  • Life & Disability Coverage Life & Disability Coverage
  • Catered lunch Catered lunch

Investors
  • General Catalyst
  • First Round Capital
  • Spark Capital
  • Mentor Tech
  • Tiger Global
  • Menlo Ventures
  • Thrive Capital
  • Lerer Ventures
  • SV Angel


Investors
  • General Catalyst
  • First Round Capital
  • Spark Capital
  • Mentor Tech
  • Tiger Global
  • Menlo Ventures
  • Thrive Capital
  • Lerer Ventures
  • SV Angel