ThinkFest Preview: Neil Blumenthal on How Startups Can Thrive

After disrupting a global industry, the co-CEO of Warby Parker has plenty to share.

Neil Blumenthal

Neil Blumenthal

Neil Blumenthal knows a thing or two about launching a successful startup. The co-founder and co-CEO of Warby Parker, Blumenthal has brought hip eyewear to the masses and helped create a $1.2 billion company.

Founded in 2010, Warby Parker has disrupted a global industry by cutting out the middle man and selling online to people with valid prescriptions — at the affordable cost of $95. It also has 16 stores and showrooms around the country.

At ThinkFest 2015, Blumenthal will be talk about running a successful start-up, what a city needs to do in order to let start-ups thrive and the challenges he’s faced in by growing so quickly.

Join us on November 6th at Drexel’s LeBow College of Business for a day of the city’s smartest people sharing their biggest ideas. Read all of our ThinkFest 2015 previews here, and get your tickets today.

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