SlideKick Software was founded on January 1, 2014 in Aachen, Germany, and specializes in creating PowerPoint add-ins to make PowerPoint presentations better, simpler, and together. The company is characterized by its high capacity for innovation, speed with regard to the implementation of new customer requirements and customer-friendliness. Currently, the add-ins are being used by users from various industries, mainly in the DACH states, but also increasingly in the Benelux countries, the USA and Scandinavia. The users are employees and teams from large corporations, medium-sized companies, startups and research institutions. SlideKick Software has partnerships with companies such as ISpring Solutions, a leading manufacturer of e-learning software located in the US, or t2Informatik GmbH, a service provider for software development and project management in Berlin, Germany. SlideKick Software was recently interviewed by the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung as a role model for startups and invited to the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi)-sponsored Smart Data program closing event and LearnTec, Europe's largest digital learning knife, to introduce the company and its software.
The main product is the PowerPoint add-in SlideKick. SlideKick is enterprise slide management software that enables the controlled, yet uncomplicated, publication of company slides to all employees as it runs on existing IT infrastructure. Company slides, the presentation template, slide templates as well as shared logos and images are directly accessible and reusable via the toolbar in PowerPoint. For slide changes, these are automatically updated in employee presentations. This ensures that employees always use the most current version of a slide and avoids errors due to outdated information. A slide and image search engine also leverages the richness of libraries to increase the efficiency of creating PowerPoint presentations. In the upcoming release of SlideKick, a corporate design checker will also be available which, in addition to the actuality of the slides, also checks compliance with the corporate design in order to strengthen the company's brand in external communications.
Managing Director and founder of SlideKick Software is Dr. Anne-Therese Körtgen. She has a PhD in software engineering and previously worked for several years in the functions IT consultant at Platinion, a company of the Boston Consulting Group, assistant to the management, as well as process architect and software developer at the insurance company Generali in Germany.