Online presentation startup 9Slides buys Seattle’s Now Meeting

Two Seattle area startups are joining forces with the goal of helping workers communicate more effectively. 9Slides, the 3-year-old online presentation company started by former Microsoftie Ruchit Garg, is buying Now Meeting, the latest startup from serial entrepreneur Shane Jones. As a result of the deal, Jones, who previously founded Seattle-based Daptiv, is joining 9Slides… Read More


Dave McClure’s 500 Startups backs online presentation upstart 9Slides

9Slides, the maker of online presentation software that syncs video with slides, has raised capital from Dave McClure’s 500 Startups as well as angel investors such as Terrapass co-founder Karl Ulrich and Tom Miner. 9Slides rolled out its iPad app in February, competing alongside fellow Seattle area startup Haiku Deck. The company’s other backers include Rudy… Read More


Tech Moves: Xbox vet joins 9Slides; Blessington lands at ExtraHop; Mixpo bolsters team

Aaron Khoo has joined Redmond online presentation startup 9Slides as director of engineering. Khoo is the former CTO at PaidPunch, and before that held numerous engineering roles at Microsoft, primarily working on Xbox. Khoo holds a PhD in computer science from Northwestern University. “Aaron brings in vast experience working with large companies like Microsoft where he managed… Read More


9Slides releases iPad app to make slick presentations

Does your PowerPoint presentation need a little spice? 9Slides, a Seattle startup led by former Microsoftie Ruchit Garg, thinks it can help. And today the company is rolling out a new iPad app, which allows users to quickly add video to the presentation using the iPad’s built-in camera. Garg notes that the service could be… Read More


Ruchit Garg’s 9Slides unveils presentation software to easily sync slides with videos

Ruchit Garg sees no reason why slide decks can’t be more interactive, allowing viewers to not only consume the graphical presentations but the accompanying videos in which the presentations were made. That’s why former Microsoftie created 9Slides, which today is publicly unveiling its presentation software for meshing slide decks with video. The way Garg sees… Read More