ViralGains Honored to be included in Prestigious Empact Showcase and recognized at United Nations

     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"

PR Newswire

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
Entrepreneurs".

"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
successful entrepreneurs."

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,
    Springboard Enterprises
  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
  oMost Innovative
  oMost Disruptive
  oLargest Potential
  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 team@iempact.com

About ViralGains

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

About Empact
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, jsingh@viralgains.com

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