English Student Entrepreneur Makes Millions with Online Eyeglass Store

This is an awesome story from Forbes on Jamie Murray Wells, a student who used his student loans to finance an online eyeglass store after be shocked by the cost of new glasses. From the article by Helen Coster and Melanie Linder

In 2004 while studying for final exams at University of the West of England, Wells, then age 21, went shopping for a pair of prescription glasses. Nonplussed by the $150 pound ($300) price tag, Wells decided to funnel his $2,000 student loan into what would become Glasses Direct, a London-based online retailer that now generates $5 million in annual revenue.

How To Make $1 Million Before You Graduate – Forbes.com.


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