Press Info

Viddyad is a fully automated video ad creation platform with built-in access to over 20 million stunning rights-cleared videos and images. It’s super easy, super fast and super affordable. Simply select the content you like, add your media,  text, logo, music and special effects and hey, presto! The Viddyad platform creates your commercial in seconds. Use your video ad to promote your business and advertise online, through social media, on blogs, on websites or at events.

In the press:


September 2014

Viddyad CEO Grainne Barron listed as one of 20 Deadly Businesswomen To Follow On Twitter.

July 2014

Viddyad has been selected to attend the CableLabs Summer Conference in Keystone, Colorado (August 3-6) as part of the CableLabs Innovation Showcase. While in attendance, Viddyad CEO Grainne Barron will live demo the Viddyad video editor to the CableLabs audience.

June 2014

Viddyad CEO & Founder Grainne Barron on the panel at the Female Founders event hosted by Silicon Republic.


Click below to hear the podcast of Viddyad’s CEO on RTE Morning Ireland with Conor Brophy


Grainne was also interviewed on ‘The Last Word’ on Today FM, click here to listen to the interview.

May 2014

Viddyad CEO & Founder Grainne Barron is listed as one of the 50 most influential and powerful business women in Ireland. 


April 2014

Viddyad wins Creative Industries category of the Irish Times Innovation Awards





Innovation Award Winners




Viddyad wins the Creative Industries category of the Irish Times Innovation Awards, which took place on the 9th of April. See our Innovation Awards profile here.

March 2014

Finalists in Innovative World Technologies at SXSW




Viddyad are finalists in the Innovative World Technologies category at SXSW 2014 – Irish Tech Entrepreneurs Flex Their Start-Up Creds at South by Southwest



Viddyad highlighted by Wall Street Journal in SXSW: What’s Most Interesting in Startups Now?



Viddyad’s presence noted in California, as Irish software companies pour into Silicon Valley



Viddyad opens NYSE as part of Irish delegation as New York Stock Exchange Hosts Ireland Day



Viddyad CEO & Founder Grainne Barron named as one of the Top 100 women in science, technology, engineering and maths by Silicon Republic’s Women Invent Tomorrow campaign. 

January 2014




Viddyad are announced as a finalist at the Irish Times Innovation Awards in the Creative Industries category.

2014 Shortlisted Companies Announced for Irish Times Innovation Awards

December 2013




Viddyad announced as a finalist in the Innovative World Technologies category at the annual SXSW Interactive Accelerator competition.

SXSW Interactive Announces 2014 Accelerator Finalists

October 2013




Viddyad announces a partnership with Getty Images. For the first time ever, over 20 million videos and images have been made available to create video ads for businesses.

Web Summit 2013

Winner of the Web Summit Spark of Genius Award




At Web Summit 2013, Viddyad were crowned ESB “Spark of Genius” winners, CEO Grainne Barron pitched live on stage against tough competition.

Viddyad wins 2013 ESB Spark of Genius Award



Websummit viddyad team


TechCrunch 2013

Viddyad launched its beta product at TechCrunch Disrupt 2013.

Viddyad TheStreet

TV News

CEO Grainne Barron on RTE 6.1 News

CEO Grainne Barron on RTE Morning Edition

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CEO Grainne Barron on 90 seconds TV at Web Summit 2013

The interview by “The Street” with Viddyad CEO Grainne Barron was featured in the following publications:

The Street


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Irish Director magazine Issue 30 

Press Assets


viddyad logos samples

Official ViddyAd Logo

Official ViddyAd Logo samples


CEO Grainne Barron

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Grainne Barron

Grainne Barron

Grainne Barron

Grainne Barron at Ireland Day New York 2014

Grainne Barron at Ireland Day New York 2014

Grainne Barron  on TheSummit mainstage

Grainne Barron on the Web Summit main stage

IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year Awards 2013

IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year Awards 2013

Viddyad Team

Websummit viddyad team

Team photo


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