Come to think about it, it’s not every time you get a British guy doing so well and not in tech or started his own web company or social network or apps, so I guess we should all give Jamie a round of applause.
Actually, he is still selling products online so it’s a tuff one, Umm..I’ll just give it to him anyways, not that we got loads of entrepreneurs to choose from at his age in the UK at the level his company is at.
Hold on a sec, is it about connection and should we pay more attention to “your network is your net worth” Because I heard Jamie is a close friend of Prince William and Kate Middleton, Hmmm...
So back to him and how he got started...
He started his business while at the University of the West of England when He realised the need of using glasses and when he contacted the manufacturer for a pair of glasses, he was astounded by the amount he had to pay, which made him quickly realise there was a market to enter through his tireless curiosity.
He said on realbusiness ““I want Glasses Direct to be the world’s largest direct seller of glasses in the next four years. It’s a £3bn market and I'm aiming for a ten per cent slice of the pie. I reckon we can be bigger than Specesavers."
I mean he practically put a lot of glasses companies into administration with the prices he charges for his glasses, it’s either companies are ready to compete in this market or "If you can't stand the heat you better get out of the kitchen.