Launched in 2005, Reddit is a social news website that displays news based on your personal preferences and what the community likes. Your preferences are determined based on your history of voting stories up or down.

The company was started by two University of Virginia grads in the Y Combinator program and two others (Christopher Slowe and Aaron Swartz) later joined the team.


Date Type Amount Investors Valuation
07/01/05 Seed 0.1M Y Combinator Unknown



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