Viralstyle Named Tampa Bay’s Hottest Tech Startup

TAMPA, Fla.--()--Florida’s hottest tech startup just got hotter.

Tampa-based was named Tampa Bay’s Hottest Showcasing Startup at the feature event of Tampa Bay Startup Week, Powered by Chase.

Viralstyle won with a strong online vote and presence along with an effective one-minute pitch presented by Co-Founder Thomas Bell.

Viralstyle was able to standout against nine other successful startups in the Tampa Bay area.

With the victory, Viralstyle will represent Tampa Bay at Tech Cocktail’s Celebrate Conference this October in Downtown Las Vegas.

Athletes, entertainers and celebrities are using Viralstyle with great success. Super Bowl MVP Ray Lewis, Cleveland Cavalier Iman Shumpert and singer-actress Teyana Taylor are marketing custom apparel using Viralstyle’s design-to-distribution platform.

Viralstyle was recently featured by Tech Cocktail. Senior writer Will Schmidt talked about the company’s impressive start and interest drawn from billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban.

Last December, Viralstyle won a national contest sponsored by one of Cuban’s companies, HourlyNerd. Since opening in August of 2014, Viralstyle has also been heavily involved in Tampa Bay community events. Among those, Viralstyle was a sponsor at the Bitcoin Bowl in St. Petersburg.


Viralstyle is a free social commerce platform that allows anyone to easily create, share, buy and sell their designs on over 50+ apparel and accessories. Upload your design using our proprietary online designer and instantly get a visual that becomes available for purchase. Every design is proofed by a professional artist to ensure it turns out perfectly whether it's being printed on one t-shirt or thousands. From there, Viralstyle handles the inventory, printing, fulfillment, and support of your sale. ViralStyle was founded in August of 2014, while currently in private beta has gained worldwide attention with over 30,000 beta registrations. The company is based in the Channelside district of Tampa, Florida and is hiring. For more information visit

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