fbFund REV 2009 Finalist Thread, Formerly Frintro, Raises $1.2 Million

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As Facebook’s fbFund REV Demo Day is underway, news just broke that fbFund REV 2009 finalist Thread, formerly known as Frintro, has raised $1.2 million dollars in funding. Thread is a Facebook Connect enabled dating site that allows users to meet friends of friends and/or play matchmaker by making introductions between your friends.

In July, the company received $1.2 million in seed capital, led by First Round Capital and the following venture capitalists and angel investors:

  • First Round Capital (Josh Kopelman)
  • Sequoia Capital (Roelof Botha)
  • Founders Found (Dave McClure)
  • fbFund
  • Ron Conway (SV Angel)
  • David Sacks (Yammer & Geni)
  • Auren Hoffman (Rapleaf)
  • Pedro Miguel Martins (SAP)
  • Reid Hoffman (LinkedIn)
  • Joe Greenstein (Flixster)
  • Saran Chari (Flixster)
  • Shervin Pishevar (Social Gaming Network)

After this summer’s incubator program, the team is headed to San Mateo, where it will continue to execute the Thread mission.



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