r/wallstreetbets and the Lesson of Viral Exposure for Startups

Be careful what you wish for, because you might not recover

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Before the second week of January, the subReddit r/wallstreetbets was a loosely-knit group of stock traders who mostly posted screenshots of their painful losses on bad stock bets. By the last week of January, it was a market-moving phenomenon. Millions and…