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His vision was 20/20: UCSB sunglasses venture raises $181K

By   /   Friday, January 18th, 2013  /   Comments Off on His vision was 20/20: UCSB sunglasses venture raises $181K

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UC Santa Barbara student Daniel Kane founded Enclave Eyewear using Kickstarter. (Alex Kacik photo) Daniel Kane hoped to raise $9,700 in one month to bootstrap a sunglasses startup. But the UC Santa Barbara economics senior got a little more than he bargained for: 3,700 orders and more than $181,000 in funding. “It was pretty surreal,”…

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