Vanilla Forums

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Vanilla is a software company offering a cloud-based (SaaS) community forum software and an open source community supported software. The Company provides Vanilla Forums, free software, standards-compliant, customizable discussion forums. It allows companies to create communities reflecting their brand and culture and rewarding members for positive participation.

TypePrivate
Founded2009
HQMontréal, CA
Websitevanillaforums.com
Employee Ratings4.9

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)72(+10%)

Key People/Management at Vanilla Forums

Luc Vezina

Luc Vezina

CEO
Todd Burry

Todd Burry

Chief Product Officer
Tim Gunter

Tim Gunter

COO
Melanie Attia

Melanie Attia

Vice-President, Marketing
Derek Bayford

Derek Bayford

Vice-President, Sales
Derrick Eason

Derrick Eason

Director, Customer Experience
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Vanilla Forums Office Locations

Vanilla Forums has offices in Montréal and Ottawa
Montréal, CA (HQ)
2045 Rue Stanley #1000
Ottawa, CA
353 Dalhousie, Unit 3B
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Vanilla Forums Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2009

Vanilla Forums total Funding

$496.1 k

Time since last funding

a year ago

Vanilla Forums investors

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Vanilla Forums Online and Social Media Presence

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Vanilla Forums News and Updates

Vanilla Forums Celebrates Ten Years Delivering Enterprise Grade Online Community Innovation

Company set to continue success with collaborative approach to CX, marketing and advocacy, internal collaboration and platform consolidation

Vanilla Forums Blogs

[Gaming] How to Launch Your Video Game the Right Way

In May 2012, Polish studio CD Projekt Red announced Cyberpunk 2077, a dystopian RPG set in the futuristic Night City. Following the success of their 2011 title, Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, expectations were enormous. When they launched a trailer in January 2013, it reached 12 million …

[Guest Post] Community Commitment Curves: What They Are & How to Use Them

“How do you keep community members engaged?” Though this is one of the most common community questions, the answer is always frustrating and unsatisfactory: “It depends.” There may not be one singular approach to engaging all communities, but there is a framework to structure engagement…

[Community] How to Identify Your Most Valuable Community Members

Many tech companies now have their own online communities for providing support to their customers as well as a place for them to hang out and share their ideas and feedback. These communities are valuable marketing assets that foster engagement and build customer loyalty.  At the same t…

[Community] The Trouble With Great Expectations - Start Small for Lasting Communities

Launching a new community is an exciting yet nervous time. You have done the hard work and have a wonderfully customized platform that is primed for your target audience to join. Senior stakeholders have great expectations of what the community can provide in potential ROI.

[Community] 3 Ways of Communicating Value of a Forum to Your Company

Business leaders aren’t just accountable for determining the processes that add real value to an organization; they must also communicate that value to their internal and external stakeholders. There are only a few people in your company, or among your partners, who care about things lik…

[Community] Measuring ROI - The Building Blocks of Community Strategy

A business’ community is one of its greatest strengths. Yet community managers still find themselves struggling to articulate its value in the empirical terms demanded by the C-suite. There are a number of reasons for this. The traditional ROI formula (as a %) is: (Profit/Total Investme…
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Vanilla Forums Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Vanilla Forums founded?

    Vanilla Forums was founded in 2009.

  • Who are Vanilla Forums key executives?

    Vanilla Forums's key executives are Luc Vezina, Todd Burry and Tim Gunter.

  • How many employees does Vanilla Forums have?

    Vanilla Forums has 72 employees.

  • Who are Vanilla Forums competitors?

    Competitors of Vanilla Forums include Pulumi, ArsenalTech and Pitch.

  • Where is Vanilla Forums headquarters?

    Vanilla Forums headquarters is located at 2045 Rue Stanley #1000, Montréal.

  • Where are Vanilla Forums offices?

    Vanilla Forums has offices in Montréal and Ottawa.

  • How many offices does Vanilla Forums have?

    Vanilla Forums has 2 offices.