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ViralNinjas Secures Seed Round Of Venture Capital Financing

Submitted by on April 24, 2012 – 9:51 am

Montreal-based ViralNinjas.com recently secured their initial round of venture capital financing led by Montreal-based Real Ventures and FIER-Soutien Relève.  They raised a seed investment of $750,000, which was made by Montreal VC firms Real Ventures and FIER-Soutien Relève as well also included US and Canadian angel investors.

“It’s awesome to see our customers generate thousands of new daily users with our ViralNinjas platform”, said Sebastien Brault, Co-Founder and CEO of ViralNinjas. “Every online business should use ViralNinjas to stretch their customer acquisition dollars”, added J.S. Cournoyer from Real Ventures.

Sebastien is no stranger to the startup world, having founded Webseduction.com, a dating website sold to Trader Classified Media in 2003, and Netclub.com which was sold to Match.com in 2007.  The viral user acquisition platform was launched in January 2011 and uses a number of techniques to help acquire users such as SEO, SEM and social marketing. Developers and marketers can use the ViralNinjas user acquisition platform directly through their API or by outsourcing their viral acquisition strategy to the Ninjas.

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Dave Forde

Dave “The Connector” Forde has been involved in the technology industry across Canada for over 10 years in sales and marketing roles, he launched PR In Canada, and on Profectio.

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