eyebobs Receives Investment from Norwest Equity Partners

eyebobseyebobs, a Minneapolis-based provider of luxury reading glasses, received an investment from Norwest Equity Partners.

The amount of the investment was not disclosed.

The company will use the proceeds to accelerate further growth.

Founded in 2001 by president Julie Allinson, eyebobs designs a collection of readers and sun readers for independent thinkers and frugal fashionisitas who share the company’s irreverent sense of humor. Fans of the brand include journalists, authors, CEOs, and musicians, among other devotees.

The company operates out of a 36,000 square foot facility in downtown Minneapolis and employs 26 people.



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