Viddyad allows anyone to create and edit videos online. Founded by a team of technical, marketing and video production professionals with years of experience in technology, TV and digital media. We’re passionate about video, advertising and helping businesses of all sizes around the world to promote their brands online.
Named as one to watch by the Wall Street Journal, Viddyad launched at TechCrunch Disrupt in September 2013, then went on to win the Spark of Genius Award at the Web Summit, before being chosen as a finalist for Innovative World Technologies at SXSW 2014. This page lists many of the publications and media outlets Viddyad has featured in, as well as logos and images that may be used in articles.
In the Press and Online:
August – Street Flight Magazine write about Viddyad as great tool for businesses to make video ads online.
June – Grainne Barron, Viddyad CEO, interviewed on RTE 1 Morning Ireland and the RTE News at 1 about the growth of video consumption and video advertising:
June – Viddyad CEO Speaks at UCD Festival on Saturday, June 18th along with Breege O’Donoghue from Primark and Denis Hickey.
June – Grainne Barron featured as a Keynote Speaker at the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School MBA 50 Years Gala Dinner as well as the Women’s panel on June 17.
February – Viddyad and CEO Grainne Barron featured in the list of outstanding startups that smash the “boys’ club” stereotype on Silicon Republic.
December – Grainne and Viddyad listed in Silicon Republic’s 10 globetrotting ambassadors for Irish sci-tech success.
Grainne also appeared on RTE’s documentary Better Off Abroad, documenting the adventures of Irish business people in San Francisco.
August – Dublin Globe marks Viddyad as one of 13 Irish adtech startups you need to know.
May – Viddyad’s recruitment strategy is highlighted in the LinkedIn Talent Blog after gaining significant attention online with a job posting on the website for HBO’s Silicon Valley.
As a response to the overwhelming victory of legalizing same-sex marriage in Ireland on May 22, the Viddyad team created a video promoting the victory of the Yes campaign.
April – Viddyad CEO listed as one of 4 Super Successful Female Entrepreneurs That Will Inspire You by Andrew Spence.
February – Huffington Post Business publishes article on Viddyad CEO, Grainne Barron http://www.huffingtonpost.com/anne-ravanona/trailblazing-women-grainn_b_6715400.html
Viddyad is listed among 10 Irish startups showing how it is done internationally and an article on Viddyad is featured on BizzVenue.
November – Viddyad and its CEO featured in Irish Independent’s ‘Tech’s next frontier: giving women a stronger voice’
October – Grainne Barron wins MBA Entrepreneurial Venture Award from the Association of MBAs.
July – 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 – Viddyad CEO & Founder Grainne Barron on the panel at the Female Founders event hosted by Silicon Republic.
June – Click below to hear the podcast of Viddyad’s CEO on RTE Morning Ireland with Conor Brophy
June – Grainne was also interviewed on ‘The Last Word’ on Today FM, click here to listen to the interview.
May – Viddyad CEO & Founder Grainne Barron is listed as one of the 50 most influential and powerful business women in Ireland.
April – Viddyad wins Creative Industries category of the Irish Times Innovation Awards
March 2014 – Viddyad at SXSW
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 Exciting 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 – 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
January – 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 – 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 – Viddyad Wins “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
September – Viddyad launched its beta product at TechCrunch Disrupt 2013:
The interview by “The Street” with Viddyad CEO Grainne Barron was featured in the following publications: