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One Direct-to-Consumer Company's Secrets to Success
Online Sales

One Direct-to-Consumer Company's Secrets to Success

Luxury handbag maker Dagne Dover has seen more than $1 million in direct-to-consumer sales through its online store.
Michelle Goodman
Warby Parker Joins Billion-Dollar Valuation Club After Latest $100 Million Funding Round
Funding

Warby Parker Joins Billion-Dollar Valuation Club After Latest $100 Million Funding Round

The glasses maker plans to use the cash to fund expansion of its fleet of physical storefronts.
Geoff Weiss
Do Good or Make Money? Why It's Not Even a Question.
Impact Investing

Do Good or Make Money? Why It's Not Even a Question.

Leading entrepreneurs, investors and thought leaders explain what impact investing is and why you should care.
Catherine Clifford
Warby Parker Co-Founder On the Next Generation of Social Entrepreneurship
Warby Parker

Warby Parker Co-Founder On the Next Generation of Social Entrepreneurship

Neil Blumenthal hopes the next class of change-making innovators set their targets on fixing government.
Catherine Clifford
Warby Parker Co-Founder Launching Growth Equity Firm
Warby Parker

Warby Parker Co-Founder Launching Growth Equity Firm

From eye glasses to private equity investing.
The Marriage of Clicks and Bricks
Retail Businesses

The Marriage of Clicks and Bricks

Ecommerce retailers have realized that shoppers find value in being able to see and inspect items in real life.
Jerry Jao
For Warby Parker, Free Glasses Equals Clear Company Vision
Impact Investing

For Warby Parker, Free Glasses Equals Clear Company Vision

The glasses company is the latest example of a successful 'buy-one-give-one' business model.
Erase the Line Between Cause and Marketing
Charity

Erase the Line Between Cause and Marketing

The need to keep corporate-social-responsibility efforts distinct from pure promotion may be vanishing.
Derek Newton
Social Entrepreneurship Has Unexpected Benefits for the Bottom Line
Social Entrepreneurs

Social Entrepreneurship Has Unexpected Benefits for the Bottom Line

Call it entrepreneurial serendipity, but businesses that embrace worthy causes are finding charitable giving is a powerful brand enhancer.
Sujan Patel
Build a Strong Brand With More Friendly Interactions, Less Marketing
Branding

Build a Strong Brand With More Friendly Interactions, Less Marketing

Customers are skeptical of the marketing they don't ignore entirely but people trust their own experience. Make if friendly and they love your brand.
Cory Sistrunk
Entrepreneurs Remember Their Favorite School Teachers. Tell Us: Who Inspired You?
Inspiration

Entrepreneurs Remember Their Favorite School Teachers. Tell Us: Who Inspired You?

The founders of Pencils of Promise, Warby Parker and Harry's remember their favorite teachers and what made them so great.
Catherine Clifford
How Warby Parker Used the Element of Surprise to Win Over Customers
If I Knew Then

How Warby Parker Used the Element of Surprise to Win Over Customers

Warby Parker Co-CEO and founder Neil Blumenthal explains how inspiration can come from the most unlikely sources.
Nina Zipkin
Under the Radar: 10 Startups to Watch in 2014
Starting a Business

Under the Radar: 10 Startups to Watch in 2014

Entrepreneur.com partnered with Social Media Week to come up with a list of startups that have potential for a breakout year.
Jason Fell