Paul Earle: Hi, I'm Paul Earle, Principal of Earle and Company and a faculty member at Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management. Welcome to season one of founder's stories produced by the Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired. The mission of founder's stories is to provide you the listener with a deeper understanding of entrepreneurship, engage and entertain you along the way for sure and perhaps even inspire you to become an entrepreneur yourself. In this episode, we're going to get the playbook for success from a person who is truly one of America's great contemporary entrepreneurs.
Jeff Raider: My name is Jeff Raider and I am the Co-founder and Co-CEO of Harry's.
Paul Earle: And that's not all.
Jeff Raider: And the Co-founder of Warby Parker.
Paul Earle: You heard that right. Jeff has a major hand in starting, not one but two mega hits. If you're not already familiar, Harry's is the personal care company, best known for their razors and blades. Warby proceeded Harry's and was the first ever really sophisticated online purveyor of eyewear, glasses and such. We began the conversation by talking about Harry's as it has been in the news a lot lately, having just been acquired by a competitor for over $1 billion.
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