back to article SMACKDOWN! Reddit hires wrestling's investor relations head to helm IPO

Reddit says it has "confidentially" filed an S-1 form with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as part of the process to list publicly. The company, which boasts an online community of 52 million daily users (up 44 per cent year-on-year from its previous published stats), did not announce number of shares to be …

  1. Pascal Monett Silver badge
    Facepalm

    Confidentially filing an S-1 form to go public

    How effing bonkers is that ?

    You want to go PUBLIC. How are you going to do that in SECRET ?

    I wish you luck going public without telling anyone.

    1. Yet Another Anonymous coward Silver badge

      Re: Confidentially filing an S-1 form to go public

      It's the first step, it allows regulators to raise any objections before you publish the full S1 with all your financial information

  2. Insert sadsack pun here Silver badge

    Reddit is just like WWE except the wrestlers (content generators) send each other rape threats and the referees (moderators) take on all the responsibility but don't get paid.

    https://www.dailydot.com/irl/reddit-rape-racist-comment-trolls-problem/

  3. disgruntled yank Silver badge

    Wrestling

    There used to be a joke popular among professional wrestlers, running more or less as follows: Q: What has an IQ of 75 and 15 teeth? A: The first three rows at a professional wresting match.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    "Reddit says it has "confidentially" filed an S-1 form "

    There it izzagan, you keepa using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.

    (For another connection to WWE, f.k.a. WWF, RIP, Andre)

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