New York Start-Ups Ride Tech Boom

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Wall Street Journal

Two years ago, the founders of eyewear company Warby Parker entered their idea in a business-plan contest—and lost.

This spring, the 15-month-old New York venture had to fight off would-be investors jockeying to write it a check. One firm was so desperate to invest in the company that its employees showed up at Warby’s offices four times in 24 hours, following up a dinner with offers of free breakfast and lunch. Read more

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