This is the fifth of the six-part “SA 100 Insider” series, looking at the passions, hobbies, and pursuits of Silicon Alley’s tech elite. “SA 100 Insider” is sponsored by Mercedes. Read more posts in the series »
While style isn’t exactly a precondition of entrepreneurial success (Facebook’s
Mark Zuckerberg was once criticised for wearing a hoodiewhen presenting to Wall Street analysts), it also never hurts to look the part.
Silicon Valley may be known for its more casual apparel, but in New York’s Silicon Alley, there are plenty of entrepreneurs who are revered for their style as well as their smarts.
From Birchbox to Rap Genius, Warby Parker to Drybar, the talented men and women behind some of the Big Apple’s most successful startups are also some of the most stylish.
Charles Adler (co-founder and head of design), Yancey Strickler (co-founder and head of communications), and Perry Chen (creator and CEO), Kickstarter
For every pair sold, a pair of glasses is distributed to someone in need in the US or the developing world.
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