SlideShare, backed by Mark Cuban, Get $3M

Schachter, Ken
May 2008
Red Herring;5/8/2008, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the financing round closed by SlideShare, the PowerPoint social network backed by Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. Venrock general partner David Siminoff will get a seat on SlideShare's board of directors in the wake of the funding. SlideShare plans to use the funding to expand its operations in San Francisco, develop new products and add customers. It noted that more than 300,000 presentations have been posted on its site, which also accepts OpenOffice and PDF presentations.


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