Innovation. Connection. Drive.
These are the values that built Viral Nation, and they’re who we are to our core. From launching the first influencer talent agency in 2014, to powering today’s creator economy with industry-leading technologies, we don’t just seize opportunities – we create them.
At Viral Nation, we believe in building for the next, not for the now. In pushing boundaries with purpose, with a strategy-first approach — always. In hard data over soft metrics. In elevating brand experiences through authentic life experiences.
Above all, we believe in putting our clients’ success at the heart of all we do. We’d love to work together.
The Viral Nation journey
We’ve had many incredible moments along the way. Here are just a few.
Viral Nation founded as world’s first influencer marketing agency
Entrepreneurs and former classmates, Joe Gagliese and Mat Micheli, bring their marketing and talent expertise to a new, industry-defining venture.
Viral Nation earns four AVA Awards for ViewSonic, PUBG Mobile, and Baidu
Global, full-service capabilities reflected in campaign wins for Best Digital, Best Social, Best Viral, and Best Interactive Brand Experience.
Co-founders honored as Ernst & Young’s Young Entrepreneurs of the Year
Award shines spotlight on Canadian leaders transforming the world through innovation and strategy that drive long-term growth.
Viral Nation makes Chief Marketer’s list of Top 200 Marketing Agencies
Industry’s only comprehensive rankings of the best brand engagement and activation agencies serving the United States.
Viral Nation wins Best Large Agency at Influencer Marketing Awards
Global award acknowledging ability to deliver exceptional campaigns that deliver meaningful insights and measurable results.
Viral Nation named to Adweek’s Fastest-Growing Agencies and Startup 50’s Canada’s Top Growth Companies
Prestigious designations underscore rapid ascent from influencer marketing agency to global media powerhouse.
Viral Nation launches industry's first influencer campaign and talent management platform
Unified, end-to-end solution enables agencies, brands, and influencers to create quality connections, streamline operations, and maximize results.
Viral Nation recognized by The Globe and Mail as one of Canada’s Top Growing Companies
Annual ranking of Canada’s boldest, entrepreneurial private and public businesses based on three-year revenue growth.
Viral Nation launches athlete and sports marketing agency, VN Sports
Athlete relations and management division enables sports influencers to maximize the potential of NCAA NIL and the creator economy.
Viral Nation joins list of Canada’s Top Growing Companies for second time
Recognized for maintaining innovation-fueled expansion despite uncertainties facing all businesses during this time.
Viral Nation secures over $400K for superstar athlete, Anthony Hamilton Jr
Athlete management division propels multi-sport sensation’s career with 11 brand partnerships in only three months.
Viral Nation wins top honors at AVA Digital Awards
Groundbreaking work for Activision-Blizzard Esports and Meta Quest 2 takes double Platinum for Best Social Campaigns.
Viral Nation acquires award-winning digital media agency, Eight Seven Media
Best-in-class content production and distribution team strengthens value offering for brands and creators.
Proud to represent the world’s most innovative brands