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Thread enables users to customize their phone by instantly displaying relevant content from their favorite apps on incoming calls.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2007
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

Thread focuses almost exclusively on optimizing the captive attention from an incoming call, to benefit both mobile phone users & app publishers. We create apps, products and API’s that enable users to customize their phone by streaming content from their favorite apps without sacrificing any call functionality. There is a consumer targeted mobile app called Thread Mobile & a white label offering targeted towards app publishers called Thread API


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    James Lawrence

    Serial entrepreneur who has launched and founded a number of successful companies. Principally in the music and entertainment industry.

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    James Hill
    Chief Technology Officer

    PhD. from Vanderbilt University in computer science, whom at the time of graduation was one of the youngest PhDs. in computer science in the country. Previous work experience at ebay, Raytheon, NASA and as a Computer Science professor at Indiana Univerisity.

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    Bradlee Benn
    Chief Operating Officer

    Senior Executive with background in Financial Services & Management & Strategy Consulting. Most recently led a division responsible for $20B in revenue at American Express. Additionally, served as the Senior Executive responsible for Platinum & Centurion Cards internationally. Experience Corporate Strategy, Business Development, P&L management, Mergers & Acquisitions and Sales & Marketing. MBA from Northwestern University.


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    Randy Sokol - Partner at DLA Piper

Previous Investors

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    Self Funded with Investment from Management Team, Friends & Family