February 28, 2014 09:00 ET

Prezi Becomes a Technology Partner in the White House ConnectED Initiative

Joins Other Industry Leaders Answering President Obama's Call to Improve Education in the United States

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 28, 2014) - Prezi, the software for delivering memorable presentations, today announced that is has joined other industry leaders in support of President Obama's ConnectED Initiative. Prezi's commitment will provide $100 million in Edu Pro licenses to hundreds of thousands of high schools and educators across America. With Prezi, teachers will have a better way to help their students explore subjects, see how ideas are related, and collaborate with each other.

"Better education is our best chance to create sustainable improvements in the world. Through the President's ConnectED initiative, we're making sure that more schools have access to the innovative tools that will inspire an expanding mind," said Peter Arvai, co-founder and chief executive officer of Prezi. "Prezi, in particular, will help teachers convey ideas and enable students to understand and retain concepts. We are extremely excited to participate in the initiative and grateful to the nearly 40 million people in our Prezi community who have made it possible."

The White House previously announced $750 million in commitments from 7 partners including Apple, Microsoft, AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, Autodesk, and O'Reilly Media. Prezi and Adobe are the latest technology companies to join the initiative, bringing the total ConnectED investment to more than $1 billion.

About Prezi
Prezi is the presentation software that uses an open canvas instead of traditional slides to help people explore ideas, collaborate more effectively, and create visually dynamic presentations. More than 35 million people from over 190 countries use Prezi from their desktops, browsers, iPads, or iPhones. Founded in 2009, and with offices in San Francisco and Budapest, Prezi provides a unique solution for anyone who needs to deliver a "wow" experience or simply share an idea--anytime, anywhere.

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