Spreadsheet Hall of Fame

Spreadsheet Hall of Fame Inductees – 2016

The first three programs inducted into the Spreadsheet Hall of Fame are Microsoft Excel, Lotus 1-2-3, and VisiCalc. Learn about their history in the videos below.

Microsoft Excel

This video covers the early history of Microsoft Excel.

Lotus 1-2-3

In this video, Mitch Kapor introduces Lotus 1-2-3 on February 23, 1983.

And here is a Lotus 1-2-3 promotional video from 1983.


In this video, Dan Bricklin and Bob Frankston, the creators of VisiCalc, are interviewed by Business Insider.