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Bubbling to the Top

One entrepreneur is making his IPO really pop by advertising directly to his customers.

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This story appears in the March 2006 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Chris Reed brews and bottles natural soft drinks, but he might soon be uncorking some champagne. The 47-year-old president of Reed's Inc. brewed up an $8 million IPO that has generated a broad consumer response and a good deal of buzz on Wall Street.

Although the public stock market is generally not welcoming to small companies these days, Reed's has put some sparkle in its offering. The trick? Advertising the stock offering directly to its consumer base via a bottleneck tag.

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