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All You Need Is Friends, Front’s Latest Round Filled By A-List Software Entrepreneurs

When co-founder and CEO Mathilde Collin went looking for investment funding for her fledgling tech firm, she wasn’t shopping it around to the usual venture investors. Her email collaboration company Front Inc. had already raised approximately $79 million from venture capital rock stars like Sequoia Capital, Social Capital, and Uncork Capital. Still, she wanted something different for this round. Instead of treading the well-worn path of venture funding, the Silicon Valley CEO turned to successful software entrepreneurs to help her raise capital...