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Isobar China Partners With UnionPay to Co-develop DMP & DSP; GroupM Galvanises AU Publishers to Improve Viewability
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Isobar China partners with UnionPay to develop DMP & DSP; GroupM galvanises AU publishers in bid to improve viewability; J. Walter Thompson & Mirum launches social unit in Singapore; 37% of AU mobile consumers will accept ads for rewards; Mindshare appoints APAC investment chief; and Taiwan’s Appier gets chief data scientist.
Isobar China partners UnionPay to develop DMP [...]
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China’s largest DSP believes its local partnerships and strong knowledge of the local market mean it can deliver a higher level of service compared to Google, which it considers its archrival.
iPinYou, which last month announced it had restructured to “return” to the Chinese market, is aiming to tap the lucrative cross-border marketing industry. Founded in 2008, the company just raised CN¥500m (£52.4m) in a round of financing led by [...]
When it comes to the latest funding news, the ad tech year in Europe ends on a high. Ad tech provider Adform has just bagged USD$21.5m funding from the Scandinavian Pension Fund, Danica.
In this Q&A with ExchangeWire, Adform co-founder and CEO Gustav Mellentin explains why the funding match with Danica is a long-term one, where Automated Guaranteed is going and how data protection is becoming increasingly important for the ad tech provider.
ExchangeWire: The bulk of your new USD$21.5m funding will [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: iClick & Tencent sign native ad deal; Singapore’s IAB & MMA get new executive teams; Adyoulike goes native in ANZ with ad2one; and TubeMogul appoints China and SEA heads.
iClick & Tencent sign native ad deal
China’s iClick Interactive has inked an agreement that will give it ‘first look’ access to Tencent’s Qzone native ad inventory.
This marked the first [...]
Its sheer market size presents tremendous growth opportunities for the ad tech community, but China is fraught with bureaucracy and complex business operations that require local knowledge to manoeuvre successfully.
Several foreign ad tech companies have attempted to launch in the Asian economic powerhouse only to fall back after realising they underestimated the intricacy of the local market, observes Rohit Kumar, Asia-Pacific managing director of Sociomantic Labs. Competition also is incredibly tough, he says, stressing the need to acquire local [...]
If Facebook is starting a DSP, then programmatic has certainly left the niche. But is the social network’s first-party data enough? Kevin Tan, CEO, Eyeota, looks at the future.
Programmatic has emerged from the outer echelons of the ad-tech world and taken its place on advertising’s main stage. The industry is now on board with what the experts have known all along – that programmatic’s real-time audience insights are the best foundation for effective campaigning. The shift from niche to normal [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: EU commissioner updates on new EU-US data transfer agreement; MediaMath joins IBM’s UBX; DISH programmatic marketplace and SSP runs on IPONWEB; and mediasmart and TVTY combine DSP and technology.
EU-US sailing for new Safe Harbour
After the recent scuttling of the EU-US Safe Harbour agreement, the European Commission and their US counterparts are now cooperating to come to a new data-transfer agreement. Speaking to [...]
Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) yesterday (October 20, 2015) reported results for the quarter ended September 30, 2015. Search and Display revenue grew year-on-year, however, overall company revenue suffered. Mobile revenue now represents almost one quarter (24%) of total revenue. Verizon (NYSE: VZ) also posted earnings yesterday. The telco giant reported Q3 earnings growth driven by AOL acquisition, customer demand for wireless and fios services.
7% year-on-year revenue growth for Yahoo! and unification of all programmatic advertising technology under the BrightRoll brand
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For one veteran of the mobile enterprise software industry, the ad tech world simply is not moving fast enough and remains bogged down by ineffective ad serving and management technology.
Matthew Talbot, senior vice president for BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), says he is stunned at the somewhat immaturity of ad technology for mobile in the Asia-Pacific region and has yet to see any robust tools available in the market today, compared to other tech industries.
In this Q&A with ExchangeWire, Talbot also explains [...]
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The IAB run a number of Trading Councils, covering a multitude of industry sectors, including ad ops, video, search, social, and display marketing. Council delegates are all senior executives who appreciate that the industry won’t mature without cohesion enabling progress to be made on projects. IAB Councils are seen as the voice of the industry. In this post, James Prudhomme, managing director EMEA for Index Exchange, (pictured left) offers his perspective on the Read more