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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:

February 2015

Huffington Post Business publishes article on Viddyad CEO, Grainne Barron

 October 2014

Grainne Barron wins MBA Entrepreneurial Venture Award from the Association of MBAs.

September 2014

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

July 2014

Viddyad attends the CableLabs Summer Conference in Keystone, Colorado (August 3-6) as part of the CableLabs Innovation Showcase. While in attendance, Viddyad CEO Grainne Barron live demos the Viddyad software 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

March 2014


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


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 announced as a finalist for 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



TechCrunch 2013

Viddyad launched its beta product at TechCrunch Disrupt 2013.

Viddyad TheStreet

TV News

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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CEO Grainne Barron

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Grainne Barron  on TheSummit mainstage

Grainne Barron on the Web Summit main stage

Viddyad Team

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