Feb. 15, 2013
has been nominated for "El Innovator" award at the 2013 Revolucionario Awards, which will take place at the 2013 SXSW Interactive Festival. The Social Revolucion is an interactive movement of Latinos using social media as their platform to create and inspire change.
Built on the idea that users should be able to generate money or virtual currency for their time and content shared on social networks, it offers a wide range of social networking applications, marketing and e-commerce tools on one single platform. As the first of its kind, Dubalu aims to change the playing field, from one where only a few big companies benefit from user-generated content, to one where social networks or sites share a portion of their revenue with the users.
"Dubalu's Team is honored and excited to be part of the competition. Dubalu's platform is the result of 5 years of hard work and the commitment to a concept that fosters the entrepreneurial spirit of the Dubalu community," said
, Sales and Marketing Director for Dubalu. "Latino programmers, web developers and designers developed Dubalu's innovative platform. Dubalu's Team can proudly show the world what talented, determined and inspired Latinos can accomplish on the technology arena. With more than 40,000 unique visitors, thousands of page views and 6,000 registered users on the site since
, we know Dubalu is on the right track and its business model is greatly accepted by the users."
Dubalu's revolutionary idea, inclusive business model and unique social networking platform helps Latinos to connect, to create online opportunities for them and to inspire them to use social media, e-commerce and other Internet marketing tools to take action and to create opportunities that foster the growth and development of the community.