Who: Presentate
What: Youtube for HTML5 presentations - build, present, and share seamlessly!
In their own words: “Great HTML5 presentations”
Take away from interview w/ co-founders: The technical duo learned from personal experience that presentations via other products are compromising, leading them to create a high fidelity experience on the web to solve this issue. With previous experience at companies such as Apple and a handful of other startups, they are well equipped to take on their own startup. They believe their solution will solve three key issues with presentations: creation, delivery/sharing, and accessibility. 
Pros: This approach allows the web to live in your presentation, simply import links, documents, and videos within the presentation. According to their research, there are over 75 million desktop users of presentation software, and 20 million users of cloud-based presentation software, so they believe the potential market is huge.
Cons: A lot of hype behind it, but yet to launch out of Alpha for the world to use. In this space they will need to be speedy to market.
Funding: Bootstrapping for now
Bottom line: A formidable startup in the presentation space. With it’s web-based format simplicity will be key for its success. Recently named to the list of 25 Hot Silicon Valley Startups You Need To Watch by BusinessInsider. Given a solid launch, growth, and execution - perhaps along the way catch the eyes of potential acquisition players such as Google, LinkedIn, etc…We shall wait and see. Follow them at https://angel.co/four53

Who: Presentate

What: Youtube for HTML5 presentations - build, present, and share seamlessly!

In their own words: “Great HTML5 presentations”

Take away from interview w/ co-founders: The technical duo learned from personal experience that presentations via other products are compromising, leading them to create a high fidelity experience on the web to solve this issue. With previous experience at companies such as Apple and a handful of other startups, they are well equipped to take on their own startup. They believe their solution will solve three key issues with presentations: creation, delivery/sharing, and accessibility. 

Pros: This approach allows the web to live in your presentation, simply import links, documents, and videos within the presentation. According to their research, there are over 75 million desktop users of presentation software, and 20 million users of cloud-based presentation software, so they believe the potential market is huge.

Cons: A lot of hype behind it, but yet to launch out of Alpha for the world to use. In this space they will need to be speedy to market.

Funding: Bootstrapping for now

Bottom line: A formidable startup in the presentation space. With it’s web-based format simplicity will be key for its success. Recently named to the list of 25 Hot Silicon Valley Startups You Need To Watch by BusinessInsider. Given a solid launch, growth, and execution - perhaps along the way catch the eyes of potential acquisition players such as Google, LinkedIn, etc…We shall wait and see. Follow them at https://angel.co/four53