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Slideshare History: Year 1

Who are the founders of Slideshare?

Slideshare was founded by Rashmi Sinha, Jonathan Boutelle, and Amit Ranjan.

When did the first design and development efforts start at Slideshare?

Slideshare started its design and development efforts in March 2006.

When did Slideshare purchase its domain names?

Slideshare purchased the slideshare.net domain name in April 2006.

When did Slideshare unveil its first product/service?

Slideshare launched in October 2006.

When was Slideshare incorporated?

Slideshare was incorporated as Slideshare Inc. in August 2007.

How much venture capital did Slideshare raise?

Slideshare raised over $3 million USD in 2 funding rounds.ย 

When was Slideshare acquired?

Slideshare accepted an acquisition offer from Linkedin in May 2012.

Where was Slideshare headquartered?

Slideshare was headquartered in San Francisco, USA.

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