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Nasdaq Welcomes Reg A+ IPO Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment (Nasdaq: CSSE) to The Nasdaq Stock Market


First Reg A+ IPO Approved for Listing on Nasdaq Global Market

Largest Reg A + IPO Raise to Date

NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment (Nasdaq:CSSE), a fast-growing provider of positive and entertaining video content rang the opening bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square today in celebration of its initial public offering (IPO) on The Nasdaq Stock Market. This is the first Reg A+ IPO approved to list on the Nasdaq Global Market.

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“Listing on the Nasdaq Global Market is a significant achievement for our company,” said William J. Rouhana, Jr., chairman and chief executive officer, Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment. “We thank Nasdaq for their ongoing support and commitment to provide our company with broad exposure to the investment community.”

“Building on its impressive growth and established brand, Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment completed the largest IPO to date under Reg A+,” said Nelson Griggs, President of the Nasdaq Stock Exchange. “We are thrilled to support emerging companies’ access to the public markets through Reg A+ as it gives companies a tremendous financing opportunity.”

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Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc. is a fast-growing provider of positive and entertaining video content that brings out the best of the human spirit. The Company is aggressively growing its business through a combination of organic growth, licensing and distribution arrangements, acquisitions, and strategic relationships. Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment is also expanding its partnerships with sponsors, television networks and independent producers. The Company will make its video content available to consumers globally through television and online networks, including its online affiliate The company is a subsidiary of Chicken Soup for the Soul, LLC.


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