Virool Named One of the Hottest Companies in Silicon Valley

Lead411 recognizes Virool, Dropbox, Stripe and Jawbone as fastest growing tech companies

Lead411’s 4th Annual Hottest Companies in San Francisco Awards have been announced, and unsurprisingly, Virool placed on the list. The Lead411 awards recognize the fastest growing and most buzz-worthy privately held software, wireless, Internet, hardware, and media industries located in the San Francisco area. To be eligible, companies must have achieved a 100% increase in revenues over the past two years and/or have raised over $5M in funding over the past two years.

Virool (http://www.virool.com) is an innovative self-service social video advertising platform that caters to both big brands and independent users. Virool helps their clients reach their target audience by promoting the advertiser’s video through a network of blogs, social games and mobile apps. Y-Combinator backed Virool recently raised a record-high $6.6M seed round from an all-star group of investors, which contributed to our place on the prestigious Lead411 list.

Lead411 is a prestigious website that provides valuable news and info about U.S. companies and their executives, focusing on quality corporate data. The site and its lists of hot businesses are incredibly well-respected within the national business community. Over 3100 companies submitted applications for this year’s awards, with only 70 making the final cut. Virool is joined by Dropbox, Stripe and Jawbone for being recognized as one of the Hottest Silicon Valley companies in 2013.

Virool is honored to have our recent success and growing momentum recognized by the national business community. For more information on the award or Virool, please contact pr@virool.com.

About Virool

Virool is an advertising platform that allows ad agencies, small businesses, independent musicians and filmmakers to distribute videos to their desired audience on social platforms and mobile phones.

Advertisers can start campaigns for as little as $10 and can target their preferred audience based on age, location, gender, interests and platforms.

Virool is a Y-Combinator and 500Startups backed company founded in 2011 and is based in San Francisco. For more information on Virool, please visit www.virool.com.

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Virool is joined by Dropbox, Stripe and Jawbone for being recognized as one of the Hottest Silicon Valley companies in 2013
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Lead411’s 4th annual Hottest Companies in San Francisco Awards have been announced, and unsurprisingly, Virool placed on the list.
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