Brandery grad wins $100K investment from AOL founder

Story excerpt provided by Cincinnati Business Courier. Written by Andy Brownfield.

A Cincinnati startup that produces special eyeglass lenses with interchangeable boutique frames that can be swapped to complement any look won a $100,000 investment from America Online co-founder Steve Case as he visited Cincinnati on his Rise of the Rest tour on Thursday.

Frameri, a 2013 Brandery grad, won the afternoon pitch competition and is receiving an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C., to pitch before Case’s Revolution Ventures, in addition to the personal $100,000 from Case.

Click here to read the complete article. Originally published June 26, 2014.

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