The fastest growing video distribution platform | YC S12
What it means to be a Viroolian:
This video sums up our culture: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R91p3JeVf2k
There’s something that runs deep in the DNA of Virool: we see no limits. We are an inspired, fun-loving and hardworking team that believes we can change the online video advertising industry. We understand that in order to reach our goals, we need the very best people to get there. As an early member of our team, your contributions will have a major impact in our success. If being a big part of the Virool story excites you, we want to chat.
Virool is the fastest growing video advertising platform for marketers. We work with individuals, small business, agencies and Fortune 500 brands and help them distribute their online videos across our network of more than 200,000 publishers including premium websites, mobile apps and social networks.
Digital video is the fastest growing online advertising format and the industry is expected to reach $5 billion in 2016. We are on a mission to create the most exceptional video advertising experience for our customers, having worked with some of the biggest brands including Coca-Cola, Yahoo, Turkish Airlines, Lady Gaga, Schick and many more. Best of all, our job requires that we watch amazing online videos every day.
To date, Virool has raised $6.62M in seed funding from a collection of top VC firms and angel investors, including Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Menlo Ventures, Paul Buchheit (creator of Gmail and AdSense), Zod Nazem (CTO, Yahoo) and others. Virool graduated from Y Combinator in Summer 2012 and in our first two years, we’ve promoted over 60,000 videos for more than 30,000 global paying customers. In 2014, we grew from a team of 12 to 55 and we’re just getting started.
Virool is a programmatic video marketing platform for individuals, small businesses and global brands and their agencies. Today, more than 30,000 global customers use the Virool platform to reach key influencers, promote their content and gauge campaign effectiveness.
Within our self-service platform, users can leverage a proprietary DMP to build custom, addressable audience segments across all screens including mobile web iOS. Within Virool, users can analyze trends via a fully transparent and insightful analytics suite that offers viewability guarantees, emotional resonance and fraud protection. In addition, Virool offers custom creative solutions that enable one-click social sharing and the ability to forecast earned media potential via our Virometer tool. More than 100,000 multi-channel publishers have activated video content from Virool via partnerships with Rubicon Project and direct native placements.