Outbrain has acquired Zemanta, a Slovenian-founded startup headquartered in New York City that paires with Outbrain’s interest to put native advertising on the same scale as display.By pairing Outbrain’s global network with Zemanta’s platform, marketers will be able to deliver scale, brand safety, and user engagement in one offering.
What: Connecting any device to the Internet. Why It matters: Because although exact figures are not yet available (since it is a new trend), the fact is that advertising will become a critical point to understanding the user. It will be like doing re-targeting, except it will be directed at things. The concept behind IOT […]
Marketing platform Rocket Fuel has reached a definitive agreement to be privately acquired by Sizmek Inc. for US$2.60 per share in cash and an enterprise value of approximately US$145 million.Combined, the two companies connect more than 20,000 advertisers and 3,600 agencies to audiences in over 70 countries around the globe.
ispDigital, an international technology marketing services holding company, has acquired React2Media via one of its companies, Antevenio.The acquisition expands ispDigital digital marketing capabilities and services in the US and is the first footprint for Antevenio, which has presence in Europe and Latin America.
In Q1 2017, the number of programmatic advertisers dropped substantially, falling 12% year-over-year, according to MediaRadar latest results of its “2016 Consumer Advertising Report”.The number of print ad pages decreased 8% year-over-year to 107,698 pages while native ad buyers stood the biggest growth in buyers for any ad format.
VerticalResponse descargahas launched a translated email marketing service for Spanish speakers.With this update, Spanish speakers now have a platform to power their business’s email marketing programs.
NYIAX aims to transform ad inventory into standardized and durable securities. A blockchain-enabled media trading platform running in the cloud and powered by Nasdaq
Advertising technology company Viant, part of Time Inc., has signed an agreement to acquire Adelphic. The combination will create the industry’s first people-based demand-side platform, powered by over 1 billion registered users globally.
Portada interviewed Francisco Garcia, Chief Media Officer at Exiber.
MediaMath has partnered with ROI Influencer Media, a media company that connects brands to celebrities’ influencer followings and offer marketers the ability to purchase influencer marketing programmatically. Marketers will be able to access celebrities to provide branded content on their social media pages, blog pages, and Web sites and bid on influencer advertising programmatically, in real time.
San Francisco data management platform Krux is being acquired by Salesforce in a deal valued around US$700 million in cash and stock.Krux will allow Salesforce to extend its audience segmentation and targeting for brands. Krux’s clients include Kellogg’s, ConAgra, Time Warner and JetBlue.
Habib Khoury, CEO at MASS Exchange, explains how his company applies a financial model to a complex industry plagued by a lack of transparency.
What: Twitter announced that will now share ad revenues with creators. Why it matters: Twitter plans pay creators as much as 70% share of ad revenues, as opposed to Facebook and Youtube’s 50/50 share model. Twitter Inc has announced the expansion of its’ creator revenue programs, which will provide creators of all sizes with the ability to […]
What: Digital performance and retargeting company Criteo is investing in the expansion of its Latin American business by growing its Miami operation. Why it matters: Criteo is a major ad-tech company and its expansion in Latin America amounts to a vote of confidence in the development of the digital markets in the region. While the company […]
Portada interviewed Lucas Mentasti, Xaxis new Latin America CEO.
What: Global open ad management Sizmek Inc. has closed an agreement with technology-focused private equity firm Vector Capital , under which an affiliate of Vector will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Sizmek common stock. Why it matters: Under the terms of the agreement, Vector will commence a tender offer to purchase any and all of the outstanding shares […]
San Francisco based social media platform Peekshare is bringing disappearing photo sharing to the rapidly growing mobile market in Latin America through an app.The company is officially making the app available on the Play Store next week and is preparing for a major marketing push by the end of the month.
When it comes to Hispanic viewers, Sling TV is forming a strategy to make sure its targeting capabilities and programming are finely tuned for this important audience.
Despite so much talk about Programmatic Media Buying, there is still a lot of confusion among media buyers about what the term really means. According to a white paper published by MediaMath “The ABC of Programmatic Media Buying” (Spanish), less than a year ago; in July 2015, more than half of the marketers interviewed for a survey by Boston Consulting Group, said that their knowledge about programmatic buying was “very low”, “low” or “average.” So let’s see what “programmatic” really means…
A new study by Brand Networks revealed that advertising on Instagram is working, with decreasing costs and increased performance across industries.