VIRURL Wins The Paley Center's Next Big Thing Web Conference

Sep 21, 2012, 15:05 ET from VIRURL

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- VIRURL, a Santa Monica start-up, along with Branch, were selected as the winners of The Paley Center's Next Big Thing conference, a showcase of disrupters in the media and, entertainment, and advertising spaces.

VIRURL, a real time content distribution marketplace, offers tools that allow influencers and publishers to share sponsored links with their audience. VIRURL advertisers select a cost per click, depending on time, content and the location of the click.

"We are thrilled to receive this award and want to thank The Paley Center for affording the opportunity to present at The Next Big Thing, said Francisco Diaz-Mitoma, VIRURL's CEO and Co-Founder.  "It serves as a validation of our existing business, as well as our vision for the future of online advertising."

VIRURL just recently eclipsed over 110,000 registered influencers and is building tools for media owners, brands and advertisers that are set to launch by November. 


VIRURL is an online marketplace that allows brands and media owners to create instant viral advertising campaigns on the web. The VIRURL platform enables marketers to launch viral campaigns by compensating Internet users to share content with their friends. 

VIRURL was founded by Francisco Diaz-Mitoma, the founder and former CEO of social gaming company Titan Gaming (now Playsino) and Tim Symington, a successful web entrepreneur who founded several technology companies, including a web-advertising platform that grew to over 90,000 publishers in under six months of operation.

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