Reddit co-founders open up about start-up

Seven years ago, Steve Huffman and Alexis Ohanian were two UVA students trying to start a food-ordering service VIDEO

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In 2005, Alexis Ohanian and Steve Huffman were two gamers who lived across from each other in a dormitory at the University of Virginia. “Every gamer wishes to be a game developer,”said Ohanian.”But, it didn’t quite turn out that way.”

Now they are known across the world as the co-founders of Reddit, the “front page of the internet.” In a recent interview, they discussed their journey and gave a fascinating glimpse into how the site came to be and what it takes to launch a start-up:

h/t TechCrunch

Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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