ExchangeWire round up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: AdBlock Plus goes SSP; Snapchat introduces new targeting capabilities; TVadSync expands to Europe; Optimove receives funding; and Adform and ADmantX partner up.
AdBlock Plus enters the ad sales game
From ad blocker to SSP: AdBlock Plus moves on from whitelisting and now wants to officially sell approved ads. With an ad sales platform of their own, Eyeo is cashing in on their previous sales model: selected [...]
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: The Trade Desk prepares for IPO; Anti-Fraud Certificate by JICWEBS; Google goes anti-pop-up ad; The Independent’s digital-only success; New market transparency tools by AppNexus; Adelphic and Grapeshot integrate; Sizmek and Fuisz work on ‘hot spots’; and Index Exchange powers Time Inc. header bidding.
The Trade Desk goes public
Demand-side platform provider The Trade Desk is preparing for their IPO. In the course of admission to listing, [...]
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ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Pinterest launches video ads in US and UK; Lotame unlocks data; AOP and The Media Trust partner; Cloud-based SaaS-platform for SourceKnowledge; Adelphic DSP brings behaviour-centric cross-channel solution; and OpenX simplifies header bidding.
Pinterest pushes video ads
Video ads first emerged on Pinterest last autumn. Now the virtual pinboard takes the next step and introduces promoted video ads – gif-like [...]
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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 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: Programmatic grew over 100% in Europe in 2015; Double-digit billions in monetary losses due to ad blocking; Apps generate more revenue than mobile web; and Cross-channel analytics on the rise.
Triple-digit growth for programmatic in Europe
Looking back at 2015, programmatic trading in Europe experienced triple-digit growth over the last year, a
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Programmatic is the tool of choice for busy advertisers, helping us deal with moment-to-moment interactions. There’s a place and purpose for all tools; but it shouldn’t replace the human touch all together. In this piece, Rich Kahn, CEO, eZanga.com (pictured below), explains why the lack of personal touch is harming everyone, except the bots.
Do you remember as a child, thumbing through a rest-stop display rack, trying to find your name on a keychain or license plate? We got excited seeing [...]
The term ‘moment marketing’ is common parlance among ad tech vendors and advertisers wanting to capture consumer attention at a specific moment in time, where something within the offline environment triggers an online action. As TVTY, which originally coined the phrase, put it in a recently released moment marketing whitepaper: “[It] instantly connects online advertising to what’s going on in the offline world. It’s about connecting with people at the key moments when [...]
In our latest piece from the IAB’s Display Trading Council, Lewis Sherlock (pictured below), head of enterprise strategy, AOL International, discusses the broader applications of programmatic.
Originally, when trading of digital display inventory began through ad networks, it was a way for publishers to electronically monetise unsold remnant inventory, giving agencies the opportunity to target these impressions with intelligent data sets on behalf of their client base. Now, the quality and scale of the inventory that flows programmatically has greatly increased. [...]
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The programmatic sector has seen strong growth in the Nordic markets over the last three years. As the region is set to mature, guaranteed solutions are on the rise, as well as demand for header bidding solutions. An operator in a space where markets are small and people have done business with each other for a long time, Netric find private deals gaining bigger traction in the Nordic markets than in other parts of Europe. ExchangeWire spoke to Daniel Ahlbert, [...]