Mobile Ad Exchange
The industry agrees that relevance is the jewel in the crown of effective advertising, with first-party data an important alloy to hold it all together. In this piece, Fritz Richter, CTO and co-founder, adsquare, (pictured below) looks at the requirements for a secure data marketplace and suggests five key elements.
Advertising has become a battlefield for relevance. The rise of the empowered consumer, particularly digital natives who grew up ‘mobile-first’, has turned up the pressure on brands and marketers to deliver personal [...]
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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ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: More ad space on Tumblr; Rubicon Project teams up with SuperAwesome; Adyoulike tops USD$20m run rate; Integral Ad Science cooperates with Flashtalking; and Matomy launches full-service mobile advertising agency.
Tumblr takes ads to user blogs
More ad space on Tumblr: the Yahoo subsidiary has just announced a new advertising program that will allow its regular users to earn money with their blogs – and provide new ad [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Spearhead acquires Smaato; German publishers pool data; Tencent interested in Supercell; Exclusive partnership between Unlockd and Tesco Mobile; JICWEBS produces viewability guidelines; and Signal raises funding.
Smaato scooped up
Smaato changes owners. The Chinese investor Spearhead is scooping up the Hamburg company, subject to approval by the relevant regulatory authorities and the supervisory boards of both companies, Smaato announced on Wednesday (8 June). [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Adblock Plus faces defeat in another court case against Springer; Facebook Shutters FBX; Three UK announces ad blocking trial run; ADventori opens London office; and StickyADS announces programmatic guaranteed.
Impending defeat for Adblock Plus?
In the last twelve months, Eyeo has been victorious in Germany with regards to four lawsuits by publishers against ad blocking software Adblock Plus. Now things are not looking good for the Cologne-based developers. [...]
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ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Publicis Media reveals new structure; New country manager for PubMatic UK; AppNexus announces video SSP; AerServ and Pixalate cooperate; and Fyber releases ad server.
Organisational shakeup at Publicis
Publicis Media‘s reshuffling is complete. Announced a few months ago by Publicis Groupe’s CEO, Maurice Lévy, the French media group has now centralised its previously six agencies into four global brands, streamlining the company into what [...]
It’s MWC week, so naturally, the spotlight is firmly planted on mobile and in this piece, mobile measurements. Despite common beliefs, the technology required to measure the return on a mobile ad investment (particularly within apps) is fairly robust nowadays. A wide range of suppliers can now measure any action taken by the user on a mobile device after seeing an ad. And yet, mobile measurement remains a challenge for the industry. Noelia Amoedo (pictured below), CEO, Mediasmart tells ExchangeWire that the [...]
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Header tags have been in use by Rubicon Project since 2012. Now its header bidding solution is going into beta-testing for in-app advertising.In an interview with ExchangeWire, Joe Prusz, head of mobile at Rubicon Project, argues that header bidding can beat the demand for diversity, and offers further insight into the process and the possibilities of header bidding.
ExchangeWire: What is in-app header bidding and, more importantly, how does the process work?
Joe Prusz: Rubicon Project operates one of the largest mobile exchanges in [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Sizmek adds DCO solution Pointroll to its burgeoning ad stack; RTL bolsters digital with investment in VideoAmp; IAB Europe and Google on the future of programmatic; a new data exchange for Adobe; GroupM invests in Yonder Media; Adform’s new audience management platform; and Smaato and adsquare cooperate.
Sizmek adds to stack with DCO acquisition
Is Sizmek the most undervalued company in ad tech? At just [...]
Most brands in Asia are simply taking campaign methodologies for traditional media, and slapping them onto mobile platforms, without first assessing new possibilities the latter can offer.
This results in much inefficiency that otherwise can be improved with the deployment of mobile programmatic, says Shi Yi, CEO and founder at Avazu Holding, in this week’s Q&A with ExchangeWire. Yi also discusses the lack dominant tech players in this market segment, which is especially vital in Asia-Pacific, as the region faces [...]
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