Tuesday, April 04, 2006

Eons Raises $10 Million in First Round - Charlestown, MA

Eons Inc., a Charlestown-based media company targeting the over-50 age market, has raised $10 million in its first round of venture capital, led by General Catalyst Partners and Sequoia Capital,Private Equity Week reported, citing a regulatory filing. Eons was founded by Jeff Tayler, the founder of Maynard-based online employee recruiting serviceMonters.com. Last year, when Taylor departed Monster, the company signed an agreement to provide $300,000 in convertible debt to Eons, plus options to acquire a total of 16.5% of Eons for up to $20 million.



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