prezi

  • Behind The Prezi Pixels

    Interactive presentation startup Prezi has been in quiet mode lately, but invited us behind the scenes to discuss its startup roots in Budapest, Hungary, and juggling two offices in different time zones. Prezi pulls in clients the likes of Salesforce, Lufthansa, Marriott and IBM to create unique presentations. It has also seen an explosion in growth since hitting the scene in Silicon… Read More

  • Prezi Launches Nutshell, An App To Turn Photos Into ‘Mini-Movies’

    Prezi Launches Nutshell, An App To Turn Photos Into ‘Mini-Movies’

    Prezi’s online presentation software already offers a popular alternative to creating otherwise tedious and visually uninspiring PowerPoint presentations, but now it seems the startup wants in on the consumer ‘video’ sharing trend. Taking the same dynamic zooming tech used to spruce up Prezi presentations, the company has created a new app called Nutshell. Read More

  • Prezi Puts On 10M Users Inside 5 Months, Hits 40M

    Prezi Puts On 10M Users Inside 5 Months, Hits 40M

    The news today that Dropbox has now hit 275 million users (far higher than the 200 million users it had in November 2013) is further proof that SAAS startups are now fully disrupting the old world. Similarly, old presentation software (hello PowerPoint!) is experiencing something of a gradual encroachment of cloud platforms, as today Prezi announces its hit 40 million users. This is up from the… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Sign Language

    Gillmor Gang: Sign Language

    The Gillmor Gang — Danny Sullivan, Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, John Taschek, and Steve Gillmor — barely came out of the gates before John Taschek let Comcast have it, and really you need to see the visual on this one. After the salute to the internet provider, talk circled around Microsoft’s release of Office for iPad. Is it important? Well, no one on the show seemed to… Read More

  • Prezi And Adobe Join Obama’s ConnectED Tech Initiative For US Classrooms

    Prezi And Adobe Join Obama’s ConnectED Tech Initiative For US Classrooms

    Prezi, the cloud-based startup which competes with Microsoft PowerPoint and Apple Keynote, and Adobe are the latest technology companies to join President Obama’s ConnectED Initiative to help the US education system move forward into a more technology-centred world. Read More

  • Swipe Launches To Save You From Death By PowerPoint

    Swipe Launches To Save You From Death By PowerPoint

    Swipe launches out of private Beta today with a cloud-based tool for creating and consuming slide deck-style presentations. So far, so Prezi, you might say. Or LinkedIn-owned SlideShare and a number of other competitors. But where the London startup claims to best existing offerings is not only with its device agnostic approach, but with the ability to sync the playback of presentations in… Read More

  • Online Presentation Startup Prezi Zooms To 30M Users And 96M Prezis, Hires Apple, Google, Flip Video Execs For Global Growth

    Online Presentation Startup Prezi Zooms To 30M Users And 96M Prezis, Hires Apple, Google, Flip Video Execs For Global Growth

    In a world where many eyes have glazed over at the thought of PowerPoint presentations, Prezi, a startup that lets you create presentations online with dynamic features like zooming and audio tracks, has made a splash. The company, started in Budapest, Hungary but now with offices also in San Francisco and Seoul, today is announcing that it has passed the 30 million mark for those who have… Read More

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    Emaze Raises $800K For The Presentation Sweet Spot Between PowerPoint And Prezi

    Emaze Raises $800K For The Presentation Sweet Spot Between PowerPoint And Prezi

    Microsoft PowerPoint facilitates presentation design with zero constraints. And startups like Prezi provide well-designed templates and other features to help you communicate what matters. Now an Israeli startup called Emaze is trying a different take by offering a much simpler templating system for presentations that are intended to make you be concise. Read More

  • Prezi Adds Audio To Presentation Platform And Surpasses 20 Million User Mark

    Prezi Adds Audio To Presentation Platform And Surpasses 20 Million User Mark

    Prezi has added audio capabilities to its presentation platform and has surpassed the 20 million user mark, more than doubling its base in the past year. The new audio feature allows users to add sound to the different path points that customers use to build and organize their presentations. Read More

  • View Presentations On The iPhone And Edit On The iPad With New Prezi Apps

    View Presentations On The iPhone And Edit On The iPad With New Prezi Apps

    Prezi has a new iPhone app and has enhanced its iPad app for editing on the go. The company has also released some data from a recent survey of its users that shows how deep mobile is reaching into companies that just a few years ago would not equate the presentations they make with any kind of mobile device. The new iPhone app is read-only, designed primarily to consume presentations. It… Read More

  • PowerPoint Killer Prezi Launches New Interface

    PowerPoint Killer Prezi Launches New Interface

    Prezi, a popular alternative to Microsoft PowerPoint and other presentation applications, launched a new version of its interface today. The company, which is advised by Jack Dorsey, also announced that it has passed the 15 million user milestone. Read More

  • Accel Leads $14M Round In Cloud-Based, Visual Presentation Software Prezi

    Accel Leads $14M Round In Cloud-Based, Visual Presentation Software Prezi

    Cloud-based presentation software Prezi has raised $14 million in Series B financing led by Accel Partners with Sunstone Capital participating in the round. Accel’s Andrew Braccia will be joining Prezi’s board of directors. Prezi, which was founded in Budapest, Hungary in 2009 by Adam Somlai-Fischer, Peter Halacsy, and Peter Arvai, essentially brings stunning visualizations… Read More

  • Prezi Launches A Precious Presentation App For The iPad

    Prezi Launches A Precious Presentation App For The iPad

    If you haven’t yet checked out Prezi, one of the most innovative presentation tools I’ve ever seen, you’re totally missing out. Today, the young company behind the amazing product is (finally) launching the highly-anticipated Prezi for iPad (iTunes link), enabling users to show stunning live presentations straight from the tablet computer. Right off the bat: we all know the… Read More

  • Prezi Gains VC Funding And Jack Dorsey As An Advisor

    I was genuinely amazed when I first saw a demo of Prezi at the most recent The Next Web conference, and wrote that it was simply the coolest online presentation tool I’d ever seen. I still stand by that statement, and I’m apparently not the only one impressed with what the Hungarian company is doing. The startup just secured an undisclosed amount in Series A financing from… Read More

  • Prezi Is The Coolest Online Presentation Tool I've Ever Seen

    At last week’s The Next Web Conference, I was part of the 4-headed jury that evaluated all presenting startups and ultimately decided My Name Is E should be awarded the top prize. It was an extremely close call, since we ended up having to decide between the young Dutch company and a startup that built a simply amazing web application you’re really going to want to check out. The… Read More

  • The Next Web Is Just Around The Corner (The Conference, That Is)

    The Next Web Conference 2009 in Amsterdam is quickly approaching, and it’s promising to be a good show again this year even if it won’t be Erick Schonfeld moderating the event this time. TechCrunch Europe’s Mike Butcher will be there though, and so will I, so hook up with us if you’re heading down to the conference too. In case you haven’t registered yet… Read More