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Reddit History: Year 1

Who are the founders of Reddit?

Reddit was founded by Steve Huffman, Alexis Ohanian, and Aaron Swartz.

When was the first domain name purchased at Reddit?

Reddit purchased its first domain name, www.reddit.com, in April 2005.

When did the first design and development efforts start at Reddit?

Reddit started its first design and development efforts in June 2005.

When was Reddit incorporated?

Reddit was incorporated as Redbrick Solutions LLC in June 2005 and merged with Infogami as well as had its company name amended to Not A Bug Inc. in February 2006.

When was Reddit publicly launched?

Reddit was publicly launched in June 2005.

How much venture capital was raised by Reddit?

Reddit raised $82,000 USD in a two rounds of funding. 

When was Reddit acquired?

Reddit was acquired by Condé Nast in October 2006. 

Where was Reddit headquartered?

Reddit was headquartered in San Francisco, USA.

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What happened during the year 1 of Reddit?


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What was the version 1 of Reddit like?

JUN 2005

What are some of the pre-sale stats for Reddit?

2005 to 2006

What were some of the extra materials about Reddit?

2016 OCT How Reddit Began

2017 AUG How ‎How I Built This with Alexis Ohanian & Steve Huffma‪n‬