Tumblr’s David Karp rings opening bell at NASDAQ

He really dressed up for the occasion, too. 


Fernando Alfonso III


Published Jul 11, 2013   Updated Jun 1, 2021, 11:39 am CDT

Tumblr founder David Karp and a group of his employees descended on NASDAQ Thursday morning to ring the opening bell for the stock exchange, three weeks after Yahoo closed the deal to purchase the company for $1.1 billion.

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The event was captured from every possible angle on Tumblr, with photographs, GIFs, and behind-the-scenes footage. Here’s a look at how the morning unfolded.   

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*First Published: Jul 11, 2013, 11:36 am CDT