SlideRocket Blog

Welcome to SlideRocket

By Mitch Grasso on April 13, 2007

Well… here we go. The first post. This is where it starts. Zero-day. It’s all downhill (or uphill, i suppose, depending on your perspective) from here.

Although, of course that’s not entirely true. We’ve been working hard on SlideRocket for nearly a year now and we are getting really close to starting that ubiquitous private beta. We’ve done some demos for the guys over at Adobe and they seem to like what we’ve done with their tools. We’ve started talking to VCs. Things are gonna start moving quickly now…

So it seemed like as good time as any to start putting a public face on SlideRocket. Maybe we can build a little buzz, generate a little hype, get some of you signed up for the beta, and get the rest of you excited enough to wait for our public release. I guarantee it will be worth the wait – SlideRocket will blow away your expectations of what can be done with web applications (something we’ll talk more about soon)!

As usual, we’re gonna use this blog to keep you posted on all aspects of SlideRocket, maybe some thoughts and comments on this whole Office 2.0 space, some ideas on making good presentations, and whatever else we feel like. Please check back often or RSS-up. And if you haven’t already signed up for our beta, here’s the link.

Of course, since this is the first post, it’s unlikely that anyone is actually reading this unless you somehow stumbled upon us somehow unexpectedly. But, hey, maybe you were reading the 2nd or 3rd or 4th (or hopefully 100th) post and wanted to see how it started. This was it.

This is SlideRocket Mission Control. We’re counting down to launch…

21 Comments »

  1. Tom Van den Eynde

    April 17, 2007 @ 1:34 am

    Hi!

    Congratulations with your Flex based RIA application! I think you already have a fan: Ted Patrick is promoting your solution.

    Success !!!

    Tom

  2. Matt

    April 18, 2007 @ 2:00 pm

    Ohhh… looks great :) Cant wait for the beta…

  3. Brian

    April 20, 2007 @ 8:25 am

    Congratulations. It is looking good – I think you’ll get more than a few people reading this first post (found it through Ted Patrick as well). There is a lot of interest around flex and apollo apps.

  4. Paul Wright

    April 22, 2007 @ 9:43 pm

    Very interested to see a substantial application in action and see how it performs. I’ve been building a Flex app and learning as I go.

    Congratulations on your start…

  5. Andrew Wooldridge

    April 23, 2007 @ 12:05 am

    It looks really good! Can’t wait to try it out. You guys should partner with slideshare (http://www.slideshare.net/ ) to allow folks to auto publish to slideshare, or to pull info from there via apis. I think you are going to discover that you have alot of eyes on your stuff.

  6. David Blackwell

    April 23, 2007 @ 3:10 pm

    I just saw the link on aralbalkan.com talking about Teds presentation. It looks great can’t wait to see how it turns out…

  7. David Jumeau

    April 25, 2007 @ 10:51 am

    I saw the link from Aral’s blog too.

    Um, can I ask what it’s supposed to do? Online Powerpoint presentations? ie. Breeze – I mean Adobe connect?

    Thx,

    David

  8. simonconlin

    May 3, 2007 @ 8:56 am

    Good Luck
    Looking forward to seeing this. Ted has done a great job of spreading the word.

    best wishes
    ~Simon

  9. Jay

    April 24, 2008 @ 2:09 pm

    I decided that I might as well tap into the stream of thinking you guys had when you launched this puppy.

    Jay
    the idea whisperer
    http://www.theideawhisperer.blogspot.com

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