New York-based Warby Parker has helped glasses become trendier than they've ever been. Founders Andrew Hunt, Dave Gilboa, Jeffrey Raider, and Neil Blumenthal came together to launch the e-commerce site in 2010. Warby Parker is also philanthropic in nature, promising to donate a pair of glasses to a child in need whenever a pair is purchased on the site.
Jon Oringer founded stock photo site, Shutterstock (SSTK) in 2003, creating an online marketplace for its comprehensive library of photos. Ten years and 300 million image downloads later, the company achieved an IPO last year. Oringer's 55% stake in Shutterstock has now made him a billionaire. Oringer has a Masters in Computer Science from Columbia University. --Written by Katie Roof in New York--