• Meta Directed to Sell Giphy; WPP Acquires Cloud Commerce Group

    In today's daily news digest from ExchangeWire: Meta directed to sell Giphy; WPP acquires Cloud Commerce Group; and Yassir raises USD$30m (£22m) for North African super-app. Meta directed to sell Giphy Meta, formerly known as Facebook, has been directed by the UK [...]

  • Programmatic Curation: Q&A with Joe Meehan, IPONWEB

    In this exclusive interview following ATS London 2021, ExchangeWire speaks to Joe Meehan, EVP principles, IPONWEB, to discuss how media curation can be used by both buyers and sellers to bolster both transparency and ease of media management. What is programmatic [...]

  • Mobile in the Privacy-First Era: Q&A With InMobi

    In this exclusive interview, ExchangeWire speaks to Phil Gale, Head of Agency Development Europe for InMobi, ahead of ATS London 2021, describing how an ad tech-agency partnership can thrive in the privacy-first era, whilst considering the advantages of the mobile [...]

  • Strength in Australian Programmatic: Q&A with Mitchell Greenway, OpenX

    In this exclusive interview with ExchangeWire, Mitchell Greenway, director, partner services ANZ, OpenX, delves into the Australian programmatic industry and discusses market-level findings following the recent State of Programmatic in JAPAC - 2021 report. What do you think is behind the [...]

  • CoinSwitch Kuber Seek Unicorn Status; Cashmere Merge with Media.Monks

    In today's ExchangeWire news digest: crypto exchange CoinSwitch Kuber are reportedly looking to raise fresh funding at a valuation of USD $2bn; creative agency Cashmere will merge with S4 Capital's Media.Monks; and social shopping platform Flip have raised USD $28m.   CoinSwitch [...]

  • With Fragmentation Comes the Opportunity to Put CX First - Q&A with Seun Odeneye

    In this exclusive interview with ExchangeWire, Seun Odeneye, managing director of Matterkind UK & Ireland and judge of The Wires Global 2021, discusses industry fragmentation, and assesses the challenges and opportunities it presents to ad tech.   What’s causing the industry to become fragmented? I [...]

  • Skillz to Acquire Aarki; Etsy Purchases Depop for USD$1.62bn

    In today's ExchangeWire daily news digest: Skillz to acquire Aarki; Etsy purchases Depop for USD$1.625bn (£1.148bn); and Accenture Interactive expands to SEA via Entropia acquisition. Skillz to acquire Aarki Mobile gaming and esports platform Skillz has announced that it has entered into [...]

  • Data and Analytics: Moving from a One-Size-Fits-All Approach to Customisation and Collaboration

    In this exclusive article, Aarti Bharadwaj, vice president, analytics, APAC at Essence, and judge of The Wires Global 2021, explains the value of brand analysts, and sets out what brands can do to optimise their data and analytics. Data and analytics [...]

  • Digital Commerce Spend to Breach $11.6tn; Essence Launch Essence Impact

    In today's ExchangeWire news digest: a report from Juniper Research finds that digital commerce spend will exceed USD $11.6tn in 2021; Essence launch Essence Impact to help non-profits use digital advertising to support their work; and Havas Media Group set [...]

  • Time To Reframe The Industry: The Service Layer

    What do you do when the entire structure that acted as the foundation of a multi-billion dollar industry collapses in on itself? It’s not an easy question to answer. And an even more difficult problem to solve. But that’s where [...]