Location: 300 S. Ellsworth Ave, San Mateo, California, United States United States
Founded in: 2009
Stage: Revenue generating
Number of employees: 6-15
Funding history:
- Date: 08/2009, Seed: $1.2 M
Investors: First Round Capital, Sequoia Capital, Founders Fund, Facebook Fund, Ron Conway, Reid Hoffman
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San Mateo, California, United States United States
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Company description
Thread helps you meet people through your Facebook friends. 
  • Brian Phillips
    Brian Phillips | Team member
    Brian is the CEO and co-founder of, the first social dating site built on Facebook Connect.  Prior to starting Thread, Brian served as Vice President of Product Management at TokBox, a leader in web-based video communications.&nb...
Business model
Freemium:  much of Thread will always remain free.  Thread will offer a bundle of premium features for our most active users.
Competitive advantage
  • Highest quality users
  • Thread team (ex-PayPal, YouTube & Netscape)
  • Network effects
  • User generated content