eyewa, a Dubai, United Arab Emirates-based eyewear e-commerce company, raised a pre-series B bridge round of US$2.5m.
Backers in the round, which brings the total raised capital to US$11.1m, included Wamda Capital, EQ2 Ventures and Nuwa Capital.
The company intends to use the funds for the rapid expansion in the online eyewear space in the MENA region.
Co-founded and led by Anass Boumediene and Mehdi Oudghiri, eyewa specializes in online retail of sunglasses, eyeglasses, prescription contact lenses and color contact lenses, and offers a wide choice catered towards the latest fashion trends with a highly customised user experience throughout the discovery, ordering, packaging and delivery process.
eyewa is now the largest online eyewear retailer in UAE and KSA.