Press Releases

  • January 10, 2017January 8, 2017 – Las Vegas, NV – San Francisco based startup, Viddyad, won the Advertising Category of this year’s Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) 2017 at CES 2017. Viddyad was selected from thousands of businesses as the top advertising company in this year’s contest. The Advertising Category was sponsored by Treasure Data, a big data company, who currently serve some of the world’s largest brands including Warner Bros, Pioneer, Mitsubishi, and Subaru. Treasure Data has received capital from notable investors such as Jerry Yang of Yahoo! and Bill Tai. Although the competition is only in its third year, previous winners of XTC include Bloomlife and Wanderu, who have gone on to raise over $12m+ in investment.Winning the Advertising Category of XTC comes as a big victory for Viddyad, who took the Grand Prize at the L’Oreal USA Inspiration Day back in September. Viddyad’s momentum only seems to be increasing, having recently been named in Unilever’s Adtech 15 (top 15 ad tech startups), Unilever’s Foundry 50 (top 50 marketing tech startups) and named by Mediacom as one of four Future Tech Disruptors in Commerce. “It’s no secret that advertisers are flocking to digital video at the expense of traditional formats. Video has […]

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  • Dublin, Ireland – SXSW Finalist Viddyad, has taken the top prize for Creative Industries at the prestigious Innovation Awards, hosted by the Irish Times. January 5, 2017Speaking shortly after the victory, Viddyad CEO and founder Grainne Barron said,“We’re honored to receive this award. We were delighted judges connected with our goal to democratize video ad creation”.The Viddyad platform lets anyone create a video ad in minutes. As the world’s first cloud-based video ad tool with a built-in content