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Slack's Direct Listing Day: A Look Behind the Scenes

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It's a (WORK) - Get Free Report day for Slack, a hot workplace software company!

Slack begins trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday. The exact time, well, no one quite knows. But, TheStreet's reporters say it could be about noon.

Now, this is not an IPO.  No, Slack is listing on NYSE via direct listing.

We know what you're thinking...  What's the Difference Between an IPO and a Direct Listing?  TheStreet breaks it down here.

Stewart Butterfield, CEO of Slack, was outside the NYSE on Thursday as the company celebrated its big day. So were hundreds of on-lookers. What the video above for all of the behind-the-scenes hoopla!

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