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Location: San Francisco, California, United States United States
Stage: Post-launch
Funding history:
- Date: 08/2010, Acquisition: $228 M
Acquirer: Google
- Date: 01/2008, Series D: $50 M (post valuation: $500000000).
Investors: T. Rowe Price, Fidelity Investments
Acquirer: Google
- Date: 11/2006, Series C: $20 M (post valuation: undisclosed amount).
Investors: Blue Run, Khosla Ventures, Mayfield, Founders Fund
Acquirer: Google
- Date: 08/2005, Series A: $8 M
Investors: Max Levchin, Scott Banister
Short URL: vator.co/slide
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Slide

Startup/business
San Francisco, California, United States United States
http://www.slide.com
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Company description

Slide is the largest personal media network in the world, reaching 144 million unique global viewers each month and more than 30 percent of the U.S. Internet audience. We help people express themselves and tell stories through personalized photos and videos created on Slide.com and viewed anywhere on the web or desktop.

Slide's products — including Slideshows, FunWall and SuperPoke! — are popular on top social networking and blog platforms, including MySpace, Facebook, Bebo, Hi5, Friendster, Tagged and Blogger. Slide is also the leading developer on Facebook with more than 84 million applications installed and the most active users than any other developer.

Launched in 2005 and founded by PayPal co-founder Max Levchin, Slide is backed by Mayfield Fund, Blue Run Ventures, Khosla Ventures and Founders Fund.


Team
  • Max Levchin
    Max Levchin | Team member
    Angel investments and exits AdRollAnomaly InnovationsBackOpsBeautyfish CardPoolCrunchyrollCherryIronPort (acquired by Cisco)Pinterest (funded)Mixpanel (funded)Message BusKaggle (funded)WePay (funded)YouNoodleSlide (aquired by Google) Yelp (IPO)_ M...
Investors
Scott Banister
Scott built his career by identifying new markets and shaping innovative products for them. In 1995, he identified search engines as a significant advertising medium and invented the first products to automate marketing across multiple search engi...
Peter Thiel
Founder and President, Clairum Capital Management, LLC - Oct. 2002 to present. Clarium is a $2-plus billion macro-focused hedge fund. Managing Partner at The Founders Fund - March 2006 to present. Other partners in the fund include PayPal co-found...