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Warby Parker Grabs $12 Million Series A VC

Monday, September 26, 2011 5:50:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal Staff

   New York, New York  --  Online purveyor of eyewear Warby Parker has landed $12 million in its first round of venture capital funding.

Warby has created a stylish and customer friendly way of purchasing prescription and nonprescription eyewear.

Tiger Global Management led the round, which also included Menlo Ventures, First Round Capital, Lerer Ventures and Thrive Capital.

The company said it would use the funding to bolster its supply-chain in order to meet demand.

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