Knockaround sells mostly classic styles (like aviators and wayfarers) in both plastic and metal options and an array of colors and prints at an average price point of $20. Photo courtesy of Knockaround

Knockaround sells mostly classic styles (like aviators and wayfarers) in both plastic and metal options and an array of colors and prints at an average price point of $20. Photo courtesy of Knockaround

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With no experience in design or manufacturing and with $500 from his own savings, Adam Moyer launched Knockaround, an inexpensive sunglasses e-commerce brand, in 2005. Photo courtesy of Knockaround

KNOCKAROUND

Founder and Owner: Adam Moyer

Revenue: $6.5 million in 2018

No. of Employees: 17

Headquarters: Old Town

Year Founded: 2005

Company Description: An e-commerce company that designs and sells affordable sunglasses.

When Adam Moyer lost his last pair of expensive sunglasses — Ray-Bans that ran him about $150 — the then UC San Diego graduate art student decided to take matters into his own hands...

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