Brainshark's SlideShark App -- for Viewing and Sharing PowerPoints on the iPad and iPhone -- Earns Top Honors in Mobile Star Awards™ SlideShark App is Recognized for Innovation and Widespread Adoption; Win Comes on the Heels of Additional Industry Recognition, Including Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Award

WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Brainshark, Inc., the leader in online and mobile presentations, today announced its SlideShark app has been named a winner in the Mobile Star Awards™ program, hosted by mobile technology news and events site MobileVillage.com. With more than 1 million downloads by businesses and individuals worldwide, SlideShark gives users the ability to view, present and share PowerPoints on the iPad and iPhone while retaining fonts, graphics and animations.

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The Mobile Star Awards, now in their 11th year, highlight "best of" entries in categories including mobile apps, enterprise mobile solutions, enterprise success stories, mobile marketing and more. SlideShark was named a "Superstar" – the highest ranking – in the "Enterprise Solutions: Collaboration and Presentation" category. Winners were chosen by the nearly 10,000 subscribers to MobileVillage's free "Go Mobile™" e-newsletter, which delivers top mobile technology stories.

"The Mobile Star Awards recognize exciting products and companies that are the 'stars to watch' and that are reshaping their industries," said Gary Thayer, Mobile Star Awards director. "We're pleased to recognize SlideShark as a winner for the second consecutive year, and congratulate them on the app's innovation and widespread adoption."

In addition to having powerful presentation features, SlideShark and the business-oriented version, SlideShark Team Edition, also let users distribute, track and manage PowerPoint content in the cloud. Within the last year, the app has achieved significant milestones including:

  • More than two downloads per minute, 24x7.
  • A continuous ranking among the top "Productivity Apps" in Apple's App Store.
  • More than a dozen industry awards, recognizing SlideShark's role in enhancing sales force and enterprise-wide productivity. Most recently, SlideShark was honored by the Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Awards in the "Best Advance in Unique Sales and Marketing Technology" category. This comes on the heels of SlideShark's recent "Best Sales App" win in TabTimes' Tabby Awards as well.

"With mobility increasingly integrated in business processes, SlideShark helps professionals use their mobile devices to a greater extent – with the ability to view, dynamically present and manage PowerPoint content," said Brainshark CEO Joe Gustafson. "We are excited to win a Mobile Star Award; it is particularly meaningful as it represents the voice of the mobile professionals that rely on SlideShark to do their jobs. As the industry standard for viewing and delivering PowerPoints on iOS devices, we are committed to continuing to innovate and deliver a superior user experience."

For more information about SlideShark and SlideShark Team Edition, please visit www.slideshark.com and https://www.slideshark.com/TeamEditionInfo.aspx. More information about the Mobile Star Awards is available at www.MobileVillage.com.

About MobileVillage / PDA Inc.
Since 1993, MobileVillage has been a pioneering market and solution development company dedicated to advancing mobile and wireless technology in a wide range of industries. MobileVillage accomplishes this by fostering education and alliances through "Best of Breed" solution identification, event partnerships, an online directory, daily news, the widely respected Go Mobile™ newsletter, and annual Mobile Star Awards™ program. Visit MobileVillage online at http://www.mobilevillage.com.

About Brainshark, Inc.
Brainshark provides the leading cloud-based solution for creating, sharing and tracking online and mobile video presentations. With Brainshark, businesspeople can easily transform static content such as PowerPoint® documents into voice-enriched video presentations that can be accessed anytime, on-demand. Customers can also obtain extensive viewing details, enabling them to measure the effectiveness of their content and follow up accordingly. Brainshark is also the company behind SlideShark™, the award-winning app for viewing and sharing PowerPoints on the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Thousands of companies – including half of the Fortune 100 – rely on Brainshark to increase the impact and reduce the cost of their sales, marketing, training and HR communications. For more information, visit www.brainshark.com and www.slideshark.com.

MobileVillage®, the Mobile Star Awards™, and Go Mobile™ are trademarks or registered trademarks of MobileVillage / PDA Inc.




MEDIA CONTACTS:

Lisa Johnson

Brainshark, Inc.

781.370.8214

ljohnson@brainshark.com

www.brainshark.com

Kelly Wright

Davies Murphy Group, Inc.

781.418.2419

brainshark@daviesmurphy.com

www.daviesmurphy.com

 

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