SOURCE: Virool, Inc.

Virool, Inc.

June 22, 2015 08:00 ET

Cannes We Meet? Swipe Right to Meet People at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

New Networking Site from Virool Plays Matchmaker for 12,000 Industry Leaders

CANNES, FRANCE--(Marketwired - June 22, 2015) - Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity - June 22, 2015 - Virool, the fastest growing advertising technology, today released a new mobile site that plays matchmaker for thousands of advertising and marketing executives set to descend on the South of France this week for the annual Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Known as "Cannes We Meet?" attendees can simply login and swipe "left" or "right" to meet and network with more than 12,000 attendees at the event.

With a rich, 60-year history of celebrating the best creativity in advertising and marketing, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is the premier industry event where executives from across the industry come together to develop the future for advertising. Now, with "Cannes We Meet?" attendees have an easy and fun way to meet and network with each other, right the palm of their hand.

Designed to make meaningful connections between event attendees, users simply login using their LinkedIn profile and begin swiping "left" and "right" on other professionals. If two attendees swipe "right" on each other, a match is made that will trigger an email sent to both parties with a short introduction from Virool. From there, people can make any necessary arrangements to meet up and start changing the world of advertising.

"At Virool, we are always making connections. In fact, our motto is to connect people to advertainment that they will love," said Alex Debelov, CEO of Virool. "We wanted to take that same principle to the people at Cannes and so we developed the 'Cannes We Meet?' mobile site to help people make connections and do better business. At Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, we know that clients meet agencies, agencies win business, start-ups win funding and products find buyers. Now we're helping bridge that gap and propel our industry forward."

To access the site, simply open your mobile browser and visit

About Virool Inc.
Virool is a programmatic video marketing platform for individuals, small businesses and global brands and their agencies. More than 30,000 global advertisers are using the Virool platform to promote their video messages, engage their audience and elevate their brand. Leveraging precise audience targeting and a fully transparent and insightful analytics suite, Virool offers custom creative solutions that enable one-click social sharing. More than 100,000 online and mobile publisher properties have run video content from Virool via programmatic partnerships, native placements and direct integrations. Founded in 2012, Virool has raised $6.62M in seed funding from a collection of top VC firms and angel investors. It is the biggest seed investment that any Y-Combinator graduate has ever received.

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