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Type of business Private
Type of site
online presentation platform
Available in English
Founded Jan 2006
Headquarters San Francisco, CA
Key people Mitch Grasso, Mike Lingle co-founders
Services software applications
Launched October 2008
Current status active
Developer(s) ClearSlide
Operating system Web-based Application
Type Web-based Productivity Tools
License Proprietary

SlideRocket was an online presentation platform that lets users create, manage, share and measure presentations. SlideRocket is provided via a SaaS model. The company was acquired by ClearSlide, a similar SaaS application, in March 2013.[1] They are no longer offering independent signups, as the platform is being integrated into ClearSlide.[2]


SlideRocket was founded in Jan 2006, and launched as a private beta[3][4] in March 2008 at the Under The Radar Spring event. A public beta was announced in September 2008[5] followed shortly by public release[6][7] on October 28, 2008. SlideRocket is most commonly credited with inventing the PResuMÉ or Presentation Résumé in early 2009. On April 26, 2011 SlideRocket was acquired by VMware.[8][9][10] On March 5, 2013 VMware sold SlideRocket to ClearSlide.[11] SlideRocket is based in San Francisco.


  • Underneath the Radar Spring 2008, Category Winner, Audience Choice, Judges Choice.
  • Crunchies 2008 - Nominee Best Design [12]

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