Posts Tagged ‘ Ad Exchange ’

Millennial Media To Acquire Nexage For $107.5M

Sep 23rd, 2014 | By
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To accelerate its leading position in mobile advertising, Millennial Media (NYSE: MM) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Nexage for approximately $107.5 million in cash and stock, subject to certain adjustments. Based in Boston, privately held Nexage is a leading provider of Real-Time-Bidding (RTB) technology that helps to automate the buying



EBay to Serve In-App Ads on Mobile Devices

Sep 15th, 2014 | By
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The e-commerce giant will start running ads within its mobile shopping app in the fourth quarter of this year. eBay will begin to run ads in its mobile app in this year’s fourth quarter, to help advertisers target consumers on both smartphones and tablets. The online market place has always been a strong contender in



Real-Time Myth-Busting

Sep 3rd, 2014 | By
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There are many myths and misconceptions surrounding the concept of real-time bidding. Here are five explanations of common misunderstandings to help marketers embrace the new technology. Real-time bidding (RTB) is still relatively new to the digital marketing industry. Below I discuss five common misconceptions about RTB in order to guide advertisers toward appropriate expectations. Myth



AppNexus Scores $1.2 Billion Valuation For New York Ad Tech Scene

Aug 19th, 2014 | By
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The New York ad tech community has a billion-dollar company at last, and it’s Brian O’Kelley’s AppNexus after all. Weeks after rumors linked Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba to an investments, AppNexus has announced a new late-stage funding round that values the company at $1.2 billion, nearly doubling the valuation of the company from its last



LinkedIn Will Acquire Bizo For $175M

Jul 23rd, 2014 | By
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LinkedIn just announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Bizo (B2B Display Ad Platform), a company that helps advertisers reach businesses and professionals. LinkedIn says the deal is worth around $175 million — 90 percent cash and 10 percent stock. Bizo spun out from business directory ZoomInfo back in 2008. It raised a



Facebook Acquires LiveRail For $400M To $500M To Serve Video Ads

Jul 3rd, 2014 | By
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Facebook has just bought video ad tech startup LiveRail, which connects marketers to publishers on web and mobile to target 7 billion video ads to visitors per month. Facebook paid $500 million for LiveRail. Facebook did say it will invest in keeping LiveRail running and is evaluating how to intermingle their data, but it plans



“Viewable” Ads Come to Yahoo

Jun 26th, 2014 | By
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In the world of digital media, marketers are increasingly paying only for ad placements that Web surfers can actually see. Yahoo is the latest major online ad company to offer that functionality, with a product it calls Yahoo Prime View. Yahoo’s offering is simple — it uses technology to detect whether an ad appears on



Google Launches Magazine-Style Ads That Bring Text Ads To Display Ad Units

May 27th, 2014 | By
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Google gives publishers the ability to run display and text ads on their sites. They can run both styles of ads, or just pick a single one. The same goes for advertisers, who also have to choose between one of these two formats for their ads. The company is launching a new ad unit that brings



The Life Of An Ad – Infographic

May 4th, 2014 | By
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A cool Infographic that I came across. (if you wish to view this in a larger scale – Click Here)



OpenX launches its mobile-first native ad exchange (Native O|X)

Feb 26th, 2014 | By
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OpenX Technologies is launching a mobile-focused native ad exchange today that it says will help app and game developers and publishers make a lot more money. In an event at the Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona, mobile monetization firm OpenX is unveiling Native O|X. The exchange uses a number of buzz words that are popular






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