ExchangeWire round up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: USD$11m (£8.2m) for Beeswax; Adform’s Audience Base DMP; Ad monetisation platform for Improve Digital; Third funding round for Meetrics; Adsquare PMP for mobile data; Funding for Ogury; and Intelligent Optimisations becomes iotec.
First funding round for Beeswax
Beeswax have just announced a double-figure Series A investment round, led by Foundry Group and RRE Ventures. The funding amounts to USD$11m (£8.2m).
With the new capital, Beeswax intend [...]
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There is a lot of hype around data and how you can extract maximum value from it. But hype often leads to fear of the unknown, resulting in vast quantities of data, from different sources, each source providing a varying level of value. In the first of a series of pieces exploring data, Mathieu Roche (pictured below), global business development director, Weborama, explains the difference between data creation methods and how they can be put to best use.
Marketing has become a [...]
In October 2015, the European Court of Justice ruled that 2000’s data protection agreement ‘Safe Harbour’ with the US was no longer valid. This means that American companies can no longer rely on self-certification when transferring data from the EU to the US; instead they must seek to strike ‘model clauses’ in each case to attain permission to transfer data outside of Europe. ExchangeWire asked industry leaders to weigh in.
ExchangeWire invited industry thought leaders to share their opinions on why [...]
Apple yesterday (26 January) announced financial results for its fiscal 2016 first quarter ended 26 December, 2015. iPhone sales fell for the first time since the product was introduced to the market in 2007. The company’s earnings were stronger than expected, although revenue fell below expectations, despite achieving a new quarterly record. Apple also reported an increase in margin.
– The Company posted record quarterly revenue of USD$75.9bn (£52.9bn) and record quarterly net income of USD$18.4bn (£12.8bn), or USD$3.28 (£2.29) [...]
99% of Consumers Do Not Trust Advertisers with Their Data; Smartphones Account For 88% of Mobile Video Views
ExchangeWire Research’s weekly roundup brings you up-to-date research findings from around the world, with additional insight provided by Rebecca Muir, head of research and analysis, ExchangeWire. In this week’s edition: 99% of consumers do not trust advertisers with their data; Smartphones account for 88% of mobile video views; 80% of consumers watching VOD; and authenticated video sees triple-digit growth.
Consumers apprehensive of handing over data
In the UK, 99% of consumers do not trust advertisers to look after their [...]
Ad tech vendors in the Asia-Pacific region are way too obsessed with the last click and are ignoring more meaningful interactions with consumers.
More importantly, last-click attribution is not in line with key business metrics, according to Ann Reilly and Jonathan Hardy, Adara’s vice president of international sales and Asia vice president of sales, respectively.
The executives jointly tackle this week’s Q&A exchange to discuss what needs to change for marketers in this region to enjoy the benefits that programmatic promises [...]
Now & Next is a new feature from ExchangeWire Research. In Now & Next, we review the latest research, provide impartial insight and analysis of current trends and provide predictions for the future of advertising and marketing technology. This feature focuses on: Privacy Concerns & Data Exchange.
The current state of data exchange
Programmatic Video Sees 240% Growth; 50% of Digital Executives Believe IAB Viewability Standards Are Inadequate
ExchangeWire Research’s weekly roundup brings you up-to-date research findings from around the world, with additional insight provided by Rebecca Muir, ExchangeWire, head of research and analysis. In this week’s edition: Programmatic video sees 240% growth; 50% of digital executives believe IAB viewability standards are inadequate; 80% of consumers willing to share personal information with brands; and OpenX dominates seller trust index.
Programmatic revenue sees triple-figure increase
In Europe, programmatic display revenue grew 70.5% year-on-year to €3.6bn, according to the [...]
Campaigns comprising display and mobile ads should be developed together so retargeting can be carried out seamlessly; but differences in consumer experience must be addressed.
Yann Aïtbachir, PocketMath’s director of product development, said the mobile RTB ecosystem needed to consider user experience where consumer attention was shorter compared to the desktop user. The delivery of data also was reliant on mobile networks, which typically would be slower than wifi connections, depending on a country’s infrastructure.
These factors narrow the window of opportunity [...]
Data is fuelling the marketing industry’s shift from labour-intensive manual booking to more dynamic automated processes (in theory at least), but the success of this transition relies on the quality of the data at its disposal. ExchangeWire garners insights from last week’s big data conference I-COM, as well as recent industry debates to assess the market’s attitude towards this trend.
Digital marketing, and the ad tech sector in particular, has become renowned for buzz phrases since its very inception, and ‘big [...]
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