meet  Dave
A.K.A...
Facebook   fanboy & startup  mentor
Dave likes to  hang out  at...
the  University Cafe
...and give startups the  religion of metrics .
But he  cannot meet  everyone...
he has  conferences  to organize...
...and  two doting kids   he wants to spend time with
He creates presentations  to get his ideas across
He used to  email  them around
After a conference, he would take business cards  & email them individually
One day, he read on TechCrunch  about...
 
Michael Arrington  called it the YouTube of PowerPoint
Dave tried it and was hooked! He now  uploads to SlideShare  before giving a talk
When someone asks for slides,  he says " go to my SlideShare page "
even better:  people who missed the talk still find his presentation!
His ideas are  spreading , new people find his slides everyday on SlideShare. Dave is a  happy man!
He met Rashmi, the CEO of SlideShare who invited him  to become an  advisor
Hal ,  Ross  &  Guy   Joining other advisors... Hal Varian Ross Mayfield Guy Kawasaki
Dave  believed  in the company and  decided to invest
Soon  others joined him   in investing in SlideShare... ...  Jonathan ,  Ariel ,  Yee ,  Saul ,  Mark Jonathan Abrams Arie...
...including  David  &  Dev  from David Siminoff Dev Khare
These guys write  bigger  checks than Dave.
… David Siminoff has joined SlideShare’s board
Now SlideShare has a new office in San Francisco  with  orange walls
They‘re looking for  Ruby hackers , Linux sys admins , and  Community managers  for one reason and one reason only...
...so that people like Dave can upload  even more presentations  to SlideShare!
Photography Credits Slide 1:   http://www.flickr.com/photos/bmindful/814619727/ Slide 3:   http://www.flickr.com/photos/la...
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    1. 1. meet Dave
    2. 2. A.K.A...
    3. 3. Facebook fanboy & startup mentor
    4. 4. Dave likes to hang out at...
    5. 5. the University Cafe
    6. 6. ...and give startups the religion of metrics .
    7. 7. But he cannot meet everyone...
    8. 8. he has conferences to organize...
    9. 9. ...and two doting kids   he wants to spend time with
    10. 10. He creates presentations to get his ideas across
    11. 11. He used to email them around
    12. 12. After a conference, he would take business cards & email them individually
    13. 13. One day, he read on TechCrunch about...
    14. 15. Michael Arrington called it the YouTube of PowerPoint
    15. 16. Dave tried it and was hooked! He now uploads to SlideShare before giving a talk
    16. 17. When someone asks for slides, he says " go to my SlideShare page "
    17. 18. even better: people who missed the talk still find his presentation!
    18. 19. His ideas are spreading , new people find his slides everyday on SlideShare. Dave is a happy man!
    19. 20. He met Rashmi, the CEO of SlideShare who invited him to become an advisor
    20. 21. Hal , Ross & Guy Joining other advisors... Hal Varian Ross Mayfield Guy Kawasaki
    21. 22. Dave believed in the company and decided to invest
    22. 23. Soon others joined him in investing in SlideShare... ... Jonathan , Ariel , Yee , Saul , Mark Jonathan Abrams Ariel Poler Yee Lee Saul Klein Mark Cuban
    23. 24. ...including David & Dev from David Siminoff Dev Khare
    24. 25. These guys write bigger checks than Dave.
    25. 26. … David Siminoff has joined SlideShare’s board
    26. 27. Now SlideShare has a new office in San Francisco with orange walls
    27. 28. They‘re looking for Ruby hackers , Linux sys admins , and Community managers for one reason and one reason only...
    28. 29. ...so that people like Dave can upload even more presentations to SlideShare!
    29. 30. Photography Credits Slide 1: http://www.flickr.com/photos/bmindful/814619727/ Slide 3: http://www.flickr.com/photos/laughingsquid/101090223/ Slide 5: http://www.flickr.com/photos/stephanedelbecque/374013457/ Slide 8: http://www.flickr.com/photos/briansolis/1525665343/ Slide 9: http://www.flickr.com/photos/500hats/401205572/ Slide 10: http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisheuer/1522349266/ Slide 15: http://www.flickr.com/photos/somewhatfrank/228420073 Slide 17: http://www.flickr.com/photos/500hats/46970614/ Slide 20: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jdlasica/2442189648/ Slide 22: http://www.flickr.com/photos/joi/2111841779 http://www.guykawasaki.com/about/pictures.shtml Slide 24: http://www.flickr.com/photos/niallkennedy/249112474/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/joi/2191583197/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/flawedartist/757959644/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/eschipul/437288561/ http:// yeeguy.com /photos/ This presentation is inspired by Meet Henry , a presentation genre that was born (and spread) through SlideShare. We would like to thank Scott Schwertly who created it, and all the SlideShare users who share their presentations on the site and inspire us everyday. -the SlideShare team
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