• AdColony Leads The Winners with 5 Awards at The Wires 2021

    On 4 November ExchangeWire announced the winners of its fifth annual awards programme, The Wires. Since launching, ExchangeWire has been honoured to reward outstanding output and innovation coming out of the ad tech industry, and this year the awards programme [...]

  • Post-Pandemic Pitching: Q&A with Ryan Kangisser, MediaSense

    Following "significant" investment from private equity firm Apiary Capital LLP in August, ExchangeWire speaks to Ryan Kangisser, managing partner, strategy, at MediaSense to discuss how the funding will be used to scale the advisory group, along with how marketers can [...]

  • MPL Reach Unicorn Status; Fox Acquire TMZ

    In today's ExchangeWire news digest: Mobile Premier League become the second Indian gaming platform to reach unicorn status; Fox Corp. agree to buy TMZ; and TikTok face two new probes from the Irish Data Protection Commission.   MPL reach unicorn status Mobile Premier [...]

  • Media, Marketing & Commerce Investment Series - Part 1: Funding

    In part one of this three-part commentary series on media, marketing, and commerce investment, ExchangeWire speaks to industry professionals involved in funding rounds over 2021 for their insight into how venture and corporate funding is evolving across the sectors. Key statistics [...]

  • TV Streaming Usage Up 13%; Apiary Acquire Stake in MediaSense

    In today's ExchangeWire news digest: a study finds that streaming TV usage grew 13% in Q2; MediaSense receive a significant investment from Apiary; and the Polish parliament pass a new media ownership bill, putting Discovery's TVN channel at risk.   Global TV [...]

  • Building Houses in the Sand: Developing Digital Media Strategies in an Era of Change

    In this article written exclusively for ExchangeWire, William Hughes, Digital Media Account Director at HOME and The Wires Global 2021 judge, discusses data privacy from the strategic marketing standpoint. “The rain came down, the floods came, and the winds blew, and [...]

  • Group Black Launches with USD$75m Backing; Amazon Demanding Warrants from Partners

    In today's daily news digest from ExchangeWire: Group Black launches with USD$75m (£54m) backing; Amazon demanding warrants from partners; and Retina raises USD$8m (£5.8m). Group Black launches with USD$75m (£54m) backing Group Black Inc., a collective of media companies with the shared [...]

  • AT&T and Discovery to Build Streaming Giant; Amazon in Talks to Buy MGM

    In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates in ad tech from around the globe. In this edition: AT&T are reportedly planning to build a ‘super SVOD’ by combining WarnerMedia with Discovery; Amazon are rumoured to be in [...]

  • Lyst Raise 'Pre-IPO' $85m; Marie Claire US Acquired by Future

    In today's ExchangeWire news digest: fashion start-up Lyst raise $85m in the run-up to a planned IPO; the US edition of Marie Claire magazine is acquired by media platform Future; and VideoAmp secure $75m in funding from Capital IP.   Lyst raise [...]

  • Amazon Mull MGM Deal; New Draft Online Safety Bill Introduced in the UK

    In today's ExchangeWire news digest: Amazon are rumoured to be in talks to acquire MGM; a new draft online safety bill is introduced in the UK, giving Ofcom the power to fine social media platforms for failing to protect their [...]