Alexis Ohanian on Muck Rack

Alexis Ohanian

Brooklyn, NY
Co-founder, Reddit
Covers:  reddit, nyc startups, social media, startups, technology, entrepreneurship, travel startups
Doesn't Cover: mixx, digg

Co-founder, @InitializedCap (earliest investor in 100+ great startups — $20B in market value so far). Bestselling author. Co-founder, @Reddit.

Read Full Bio →


Alexis Ohanian is a startup founder and investor in Brooklyn, NY.

After graduating from UVA in 2005, Alexis and his co-founder Steve Huffman started reddit, a top 50 US website.

Now a reddit board member, Alexis focuses his time and energy to founding and investing in companies that fit his model...

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yep. I have one in my home, but it's mostly ornamental.

How is social media changing news?

The goal for news organizations should no longer be to be first, but to be correct, because social media makes everyone a reporter.

What advice can you offer to aspiring journalists?

Do great journalism, the rest will follow.