The eyewear e-commerce platform could potentially be valued at $1.3bn in a prospective deal that would give SoftBqnk Vision Fund a 27% stake.

Telecommunications group SoftBank’s Vision Fund has entered talks to invest $350m in India-based online eyewear retailer Lenskart, the Economic Times reported yesterday, citing two people with knowledge of the matter. Founded as multichannel e-commerce company Valyoo Technologies, Lenskart sells eyewear, predominantly through an online platform, though it has opened a range of brick-and-mortar stores in…

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