Viralize Raises Seed Funding from Club Digitale

viralizeViralize, a Florence, Italy-based video advertising platform startup, raised seed funding from Club Digitale.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

The company will use the funds to continue to expand operations.

Led by CEO Marco Paolieri, Ugo Vespier and Maurizio Sambati, Viralize provides a social distribution platform for branded videos. Clients include Walt Disney, Samsung, Heineken, Marvel, Universal Pictures, Fineco, Wind, LEGO and Golden Point, among others, which leverage approximately 1,000 web sites present on the platform.  The company also partners with YouTube to monetize content on the platform.

Incubated within Nana Bianca and backed by pre-seed fund Club Italia Investimenti (read here), Viralize also employs seven engineers, two art directors and a social media manager.



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