ViralGains Honored to be included in Prestigious Empact Showcase and
recognized at United Nations
Founders Jay Singh, Dan Levin, and Kate Willett among the United States'
"Largest Showcase of Best Companies Started by Young Entrepreneurs"
BOSTON, Oct. 17, 2013
BOSTON, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --ViralGains, today announced that it has
been named to the 2013 Empact Showcase by Empact, an organization that focuses
on creating cultures of entrepreneurship in communities around the world.
Now in its third year, the Empact Showcase recognized Jay Singh, CEO, Dan
Levin, President & COO, and Kate Willett, VP of Business Development as being
among the United States' "Best Companies Started & Run by Young
"Our founding team is happy to be included in the 2013 Empact Showcase. In
2013, top digital media advertisers have used ViralGains' viral marketing
technology to maximize the impact of their online videos," said Jay Singh,
CEO, ViralGains. "Our feature alongside other successful companies in the
Empact Showcase shows our commitment to entrepreneurship and its positive
effects on the global economy."
The Empact Showcase is a compilation companies in the United States started by
entrepreneurs who are age 35 and under, and whose annual revenues or operating
budgets (for non-profits) are more than $100,000. In 2012, the companies
comprising the Empact Showcase contributed more than 8,500 jobs to the
economy, and controlled over $1.3 billion in revenue.
Founders in the Empact Showcase will be recognized for their achievements at
the United Nations Headquarters in New York City in October.
The host of the 2013 Empact Showcase is the United Nations Foundation.
American Airlines is the official airline and Entrepreneur Media is the
official media partner.
"The annual Empact Showcase is both a testament to the impact that
entrepreneurs are making on our economy, and an inspiration to aspiring
entrepreneurs," said Sarah Green, Co-Founder, Empact Showcase. "We are proud
of all of the entrepreneurs on the 2013 Empact Showcase and pleased to support
them by celebrating the spirit, dedication and hard work that has made them
About the Empact Showcase
In early 2013, entrepreneurs meeting the minimum criteria from across the
country were invited by Empact to apply for the Empact Showcase.
Applications were then reviewed by the 2013 Empact Academy who are among the
United States' leading entrepreneurs, and include:
oKay Koplovitz, Founder, USA Network & ScyFy Channel & Chairman,
oTony Hsieh, CEO, Zappos
oGene Landrum, Founder, Chuck E. Cheese
oJeff Hoffman, Founding Team Member, Priceline.com
oJeff Sandefer, Founder, Action Foundation & Sandefer Offshore
oChip Paucek, Co-founder & CEO, 2U & Former CEO, Hooked on Phonics
oMike Delazzer, Founder, Redbox
oChuck Templeton, Founder, Open Table & Managing Director, Impact Engine
The Academy selected honorees in several categories including:
Empact100 – the top 100 companies in the Showcase
oBest Founder's Story
oTop Social Company
oTop Female Founder
oTop Tech Company
oTop Advertising & Marketing Company
The honorees were selected based on company revenue, with additional factors
such as number of employees, social impact, growth over the past year, and
innovativeness coming into play.
For more information on the Empact Showcase, visit
http://www.empactshowcase.com, or connect with Empact via Facebook at
www.facebook.com/iEmpact or Twitter at www.twitter.com/iEmpact. Please direct
any questions to Empact Showcase co-founder, Sarah Green, at firstname.lastname@example.org
The ViralGains mission is to create authentic relationships between consumers
and advertisers through the power of online video. ViralGains delivers Viral
Marketing at scale through technology that measures how consumers watch,
share, and talk about video content. The ViralGains Viral Marketing Platform
is the first of its kind that maximizes views, shares, and conversations in
real time for YouTube content.
ViralGains uses programmatic buying to place your video on publishers where
targeted audiences discover your content and fall in love with your brand. We
designed our collaborative technology for creative, PR, and media agencies to
maximize each dollar they spend and made it accessible for brands of all
sizes. ViralGains was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Boston's
beautiful Innovation District.
Learn more at http://viralgains.com
Learn more at http://www.iempact.com.
About United Nations Foundation
Learn more at http://www.unfoundation.org.
About American Airlines
Learn more at http://www.aa.com
About Entrepreneur Media
Learn more at http://www.entrepreneur.com
Media Contact: Jay Singh, 1-781-686-8886, email@example.com
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