PebblePost closes series B equity and debt totaling US$47 million, a sum that includes a term loan facility with Horizon Technology Finance and secured credit facility with Silicon Valley Bank (SVB).
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.
Global fan-driven sports media platform Minute Media announced the closing of a US $15 million investment round, bringing its total funding since inception to $60 million.
Content analytics firm NewsWhip has raised a US$6.4 million Series A funding round led by Tribal Ventures, with participation by The Associated Press, clients of Cantor Fitzgerald, The Asahi Shimbun and existing investors.Series A Funding Round Will Be Used to Develop the Company’s Data-Driven Storytelling Technology for Leading Newsrooms and Agencies.
AppsFlyer has raised an additional US$56 million in Series C financing, bringing its total funding to US$84 million. The round was led by Qumra Capital, Goldman Sachs Private Capital Investing, Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners and Pitango Growth Join Investors Roster.
Digital advertising division of Cisneros Cisneros Interactive announced a US$2 million capital investment in Audio.ad. Audio.Ad will expand operations in Brazil, Central America, and the U.S. Hispanic market.
WPP’S global programmatic media and technology platform Xaxis has acquired Triad Retail Media, a leading digital retail media specialist in the US.Triad Retail Media recently launched a Hispanic owned ad network.
What: Snap Inc., the parent company of Snapchat, is said to be working on an initial public offering for March. Why it matters: The IPO, which may value the company at US$25 billion, could be the largest IPO since Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba went public. Snap Inc., the parent company of Snapchat, is said to be working on […]
Independent mobile marketing platform AppLovin has entered into a definitive agreement with Orient Hontai Capital, a private equity investment firm in China in a deal valued at US$1.4 billion.AppLovin will continue its standard operations, maintaining its corporate headquarters in Palo Alto, California and servicing its customers globally.
We sit down with Raul Moas, the managing director of Accelerated Growth Partners (APG), a Miami-based angel investor network that provides capital to entrepreneurs in Miami, to discuss the city’s exciting startup scene, and how it has fostered the growth of Latin American businesses.
Yahoo Inc might be rewieving Verizon Communications Inc final bids to buy its core business for US$5 billion.The deal would boost Verizon’s AOL internet business and give the company access to Yahoo’s advertising technology tools, as well other assets such as search, mail, messenger and real estate.
Rovi Corporation will acquire TiVo Inc. for approximately US$1.1 billion.The new company combines two of the industry’s most influential players to transform media and entertainment technology. Rovi’s current CEO, Tom Carson, lead the combined companies that will have estimated revenue of us$800 million.
NBCUniversal, a division of Comcast Corporation, has announced the acquisition of DreamWorks Animation for US$3.8 billion.Following the completition of the transaction, expected to close by the end of 2016, DreamWorks Animation become part of the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and DreamWorks Animation CEO and co-founder Jeffrey Katzenberg will become Chairman of DreamW
Tribune Publishing Co. has received an unsolicited proposal, with numerous contingencies, from Gannett Co., Inc. on April 12, 2016 to acquire all outstanding shares of Tribune Publishing for approximately US$388.3 million.
Verizon and Hearst have entered into an agreement to jointly acquire Complex (the “Company”) in a 50/50 ownership structure.The deal follows Verizon and Hearst’s agreement in March to form Verizon Hearst Media Partners to develop new digital video channels as well as recent investments in AwesomenessTV.
Yahoo is shuttering of 7 of Its 11 Digital Magazines: Yahoo Food, Health, Parenting, Makers, Travel, Autos and Real Estate.The company is planning to focus on its’ four remaining verticals: News, Sports, Finance and Lifestyle, after a rough 2015.
A summary of the most exciting recent news in advertising technology in the U.S., U.S.-Hispanic and Latin American markets. If you’re trying to keep up, consider this your one-stop shop. US/US-HISPANIC MARKET BIG CUTS AT YAHOO: Yahoo Inc. announced that it plans to lay off 15% of its employees in its $400 million cost-cutting mission, which CEO Marissa Mayer […]
David Fierro, Marketing VP at Banamex Citi Group, insists that financial marketing is positioned for growth, taking advantage of existing data.
A summary of the most exciting recent news in advertising technology in the U.S., U.S.-Hispanic and Latin American markets. If you’re trying to keep up, consider this your one-stop shop. By Portada Editorial U.S./U.S.-Hispanic Markets LIVEINTENT ACQUIRES DATA ONBOARDER. LiveIntent, a web platform that offers full-service e-mail advertising services for marketers and publishers, announced the […]
Santa Monica, Calif.-based startup VideoAmp, a screen optimization platform for the TV and video ecosystem, has announced a US$15M Series A funding round led by RTL Group, the European entertainment network. This investment brings VideoAmp’s total funding to US$17.2M and will help the company rapidly accelerate development and drive adoption of its unique platform.