According to LensKart.com founder Peyush Bansal, India is the blind Capital of the world having one-third of the population requiring vision correction and only 25% getting the right aid.
Lenskart.com is emerging as one of India’s largest and only online retailer of fashionable and stylish eyeglasses, sunglasses and contact lenses. Started in 2010 by Peyush Bansal and his team, Lenskart.com in the last three years has been growing rapidly with a 300% increase in its turnover and the current team size of 150 people.
The venture has successfully secured funding from two venture capitalists, namely IDG Ventures ($4 million in October 2011) and Ronnie Screwvala-led Unilazer Ventures ($10 million in February 2013).
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