• VMware Acquires Online Presentation Application SlideRocket

    VMware has just announced the acquisition of online presentation application SlideRocket. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. SlideRocket, which has raised $7 million in funding, is a cloud-based online presentation application that produces slideshows that rival PowerPoint. More than 20,000 customers and 300,000 users leverage Slide Rocket to more effectively build, deliver and… Read More

  • SlideRocket Raises $5 Million For Online Presentation Platform

    SlideRocket, a startup that helps create online presentations, has raised $5 million in Series B funding led by Azure Capital Partners with Hummer Winblad Venture Partners participating. This new round of funding brings SlideRocket’s total funding to $7 million. The company also announced that Chuck Dietrich, former General Manager and Vice President at, has joined… Read More

  • AudioMicro Partners With SlideRocket, Revamps Music Licensing Platform

    Stock music and sounds effects marketplace AudioMicro has overhauled its web service to make it easier for users to discover and license stock audio material. In addition, the startup is announcing a partnership with online presentation software maker SlideRocket, which basically means its library of stock music and royalty-free sound effects will now be included in the SlideRocket… Read More

  • SlideRocket's Impressive Online Presentation App Hits General Release

    SlideRocket, an online presentation application that produces slideshows that rival (and in many cases, better) PowerPoint, has launched to the general public. The site had previously been available under a public beta, and is now removing the beta tag and introducing a set of pricing tiers along with some impressive new features. Since we last wrote about SlideRocket the site has introduced… Read More

  • SlideRocket Presentation Web App Enters Private Beta; Get Your Invite Here

    SlideRocket is another Flash-based presentation app that wants to recreate PowerPoint in the browser and take advantage of the web’s sharing and mashup capabilities. There are a handful of companies striving to be the presentation tool for the cloud era, including Google, Zoho, Empressr and a Y Combinator startup called 280 North that we covered last week. Ask the guys behind… Read More