Use of First-Party Identifiers Shows Significant Lift in eCPMs According to Findings from Magnite and Adform

In environments that disallow third party cookies such as Firefox and Safari, eCPMs increased more than 30% when first party identifiers were utilized Magnite (Nasdaq: MGNI), the largest independent sell-side advertising platform, today announced it has been working with Adform, the only independent global ad management platform covering all aspects of the digital campaign lifecycle, to scale first party identifiers in privacy-safe ways. With the pending elimination of third-party cookies, the industry must establish…

Magnite Invests In New Data Center In Singapore To Support Growing APAC Business

Strategic move increases Magnite’s data capacity by 50% to support its unified omnichannel platform Magnite, the largest independent sell-side advertising platform, today announced a new, state of the art data center facility in Singapore, unifying its footprint for all media types in the heart of the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. This investment is designed to support the rapid growth in digital advertising services across the region and reinforce Magnite's global leadership in CTV and omnichannel digital advertising.…

Magnite to Acquire SpotX

Full year 2020 combined company estimated non-GAAP net revenue would have been $350 million on a pro forma basis(1)(2) Combined company Connected TV (CTV) & video net revenue would have represented approximately 67% of total company preliminary non-GAAP pro forma net revenue(1)(2) in Q4 2020 On a combined basis, the CTV business would have nearly tripled to $42 million in Q4 2020 versus Magnite standalone, or approximately 34% of Q4 2020 preliminary non-GAAP pro forma net revenue(1)(2) The non-CTV video business of…

Magnite Introduces Open Beta of New CTV & OTT Solution Named Unified Decisioning

Empowers CTV and OTT Publishers to Maximize Yield by Unifying Direct and Programmatic Demand Global Publishers Among Users, Including Australia’s Seven West Media Magnite, the world’s largest independent sell-side advertising platform, launched the open beta of Unified Decisioning, a solution that empowers CTV and OTT publishers to maximize yield by removing the need to manage direct sold and programmatic demand channels independently and allowing them to compete side by side. As the TV industry transitions away from…

Magnite’s Demand Manager Mobile Brings Unified Auction Efficiency To Mobile App Publishers

Mediahuis Nederland, Impala Studios and Slickdeals among first publishers to adopt Demand Manager Mobile Magnite, the largest independent omnichannel sell-side advertising platform, officially introduces Demand Manager Mobile. Mediahuis Nederland, Impala Studios and Slickdeals are among the first clients to integrate Demand Manager Mobile. Built on the fully open source Prebid SDK, Demand Manager Mobile allows mobile app publishers to integrate the efficiency of a unified auction into their monetization setup. By…

Discovery Selects Magnite to Strengthen DTC Advertising Proposition for Streaming Services in the UK, Japan and India

Magnite, the world’s largest independent omnichannel sell-side advertising platform, today announced its expanded relationship with Discovery in support of its leading real life entertainment streaming service, dplay platform, to maximise programmatic advertising capabilities. Magnite’s platform provides Discovery with control and efficiency for ad podding, inventory hierarchy, targeting, and real-time reporting. Magnite will also develop custom solutions to support Discovery’s unique product range and roadmap, as well as…

Magnite Names Katie Evans as Chief Operating Officer

Magnite, the largest independent omnichannel sell-side advertising platform, announced that Katie Evans has been named Chief Operating Officer of the company. In this newly created role, Katie will be responsible for scaling Magnite’s global service operations and overseeing the company’s client operations, technical operations and business intelligence teams. Katie formerly held the role of GM of CTV at Magnite. Prior to the formation of Magnite from the merger of Rubicon Project and Telaria, Katie was the Chief…

Meet Magnite, the Largest Independent Omnichannel Sell-Side Platform in the World

Rubicon Project and Telaria Rebrand Under Magnite; Nasdaq Ticker Symbol Change to "MGNI" from "RUBI" on July 1st Magnite, the largest independent sell-side advertising platform, debuts today following the merger between Rubicon Project and Telaria in April 2020. Magnite unifies Rubicon Project’s expertise as a scaled programmatic exchange and Telaria’s leading CTV capabilities to better connect publishers with thousands of buyers and brands. The company’s omnichannel advertising platform enables publishers to monetize…

DoubleVerify Taps Doug Campbell As New Chief Strategy Officer

Industry veteran to spearhead global corporate strategy and development, leveraging over two decades of experience growing public and private companies in advertising technology, connected TV (CTV) and over-the-top (OTT) video DoubleVerify ("DV"), a leading software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics, today announced the appointment of Doug Campbell as Chief Strategy Officer. In his role, Campbell will be responsible for global strategy and corporate development. He will report to Mark Zagorski, CEO…

InMobi Appoints Krista Thomas Senior Vice President and Global Head of Marketing for InMobi Marketing Cloud

Proven Ad Tech Veteran Joins to Drive its Next Phase of Growth Around the World InMobi, one of the world’s leading independent marketing clouds, today announced that it has appointed Krista Thomas, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Marketing for InMobi Marketing Cloud. The proven ad tech veteran will leverage 20 years in the media and marketing industries to dramatically expand InMobi Marketing Cloud’s global awareness and influence, optimize customer acquisition, and launch innovative new…

IRIS.TV Announces $18 Million Series B Funding Round Led By Intel Capital

IRIS.TV, the leading video data platform, today announced the completion of a $18 million Series B funding round. Intel Capital, a division of Intel Corporation, led the round, with participation from investors including WISE Ventures, Quest Venture Partners, and Mirae Asset Venture Investment. The round also included prominent leaders in the space including Mike Baker, founder, CEO of dataxu (acquired by Roku in 2019), Mike Shehan, founder, CEO of video advertising platform SpotX (merging with Magnite in 2021), and Ari…

tvScientific Launches Connected TV Performance Advertising Platform

The New Platform combines the Power of TV Advertising with the Control and Measurability of Digital Platforms tvScientific announced the launch of its Connected TV (CTV) buying, measurement, and attribution platform, built for businesses of all sizes that value performance media. CTV represents the fastest growing segment of a $72 billion TV advertising market, which is dominated by roughly 300 national advertisers. tvScientific aims to eliminate the high barriers of entry around TV advertising by making it accessible…

SpotX Announces Record Performance In 2020 and Now Reaches 70 Million Connected TV Households in the US

SpotX, the leading global video advertising platform, continued its profitable growth track-record and ended the year with both outstanding financial results and significantly more access to consumers. As the pandemic raged across the globe, a record number of viewers tuned in to streaming TV in 2020, with four out of five consumers watching at least some ad-supported CTV programming. Advertisers took notice by diversifying their ad budgets and investing heavily in CTV with SpotX. Global ad spend on the SpotX platform…

IAB Tech Lab Releases New Buy-Side Transparency Specifications For Public Comment

IAB Tech Lab, the digital advertising technical standards-setting body, released buyers.json and DemandChain Object specifications for a 30-day public comment period, which begins today and lasts until April 30, 2021. Over the past several years, Tech Lab has developed technology standards and best practices to provide transparency and brand safety from sellers to buyers, including ads.txt (Authorized Digital Sellers, for publishers to declare who sells their inventory) and sellers.json (for supply-side platforms / exchanges…

Mediavine Launch Of Native Ads Generates More Than Four Times The User Engagement

Conversion from Banner to Native Ads Yields Improvements on ±7,800 Publisher Sites Mediavine, the largest exclusive full-service ad management firm in the U.S., rolled out its native ad offering across its ±7,800 independent publisher websites. Whereas other ad tech companies offer a native-to-banner-style ad auction, Mediavine's solution is one hundred percent native, from the initial bid request to the final ad display. The process will operate on Mediavine's custom-built proprietary technology. Marketing Technology…

OnePortal Delivers Breakthrough Advertising Results Beyond Social Media

Growth marketing platform brings big-budget inventory to much smaller companies needing to reach tomorrow's audiences People are rediscovering that there is life beyond Facebook and social media. User trends are shifting, especially among the young. As a result, the behemoth social media networks, the "walled gardens," are losing their relevance and value, despite ever-increasing ad spend. However, advertising on the open web, outside those walled gardens, continues to work for those who can afford it and optimize it…

AdTech Roundup: Top Things in Advertising Technology

Today’s AdTech Roundup covers the latest in Native and Programmatic Advertising, Technology, TV Advertising, Audience Data announcements from All Things Comedy, Magnite, Sinclair, BidMind, to Nielsen. All Things Comedy Selects Triton Digital for Podcast Creation, Management, Distribution and Audience Measurement Triton Digital, the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry, and All Things Comedy (ATC), a digital media co-operative and content creation studio, announced that ATC has…

MediaMath Fulfills Its Promise To Deliver Fully Accountable, Addressable And Aligned Digital Media Supply Chain

MediaMath SOURCE Digital Media Ecosystem Now Available Globally MediaMath, acclaimed independent advertising technology company for leading brands and agencies, announced global availability of the SOURCE digital media ecosystem, delivering upon the promise it made one year ago to develop a 100 percent accountable, addressable and aligned digital media supply chain by the end of 2020. Working with industry-leading partners to align the interests of brands, agencies, publishers and technology providers, MediaMath has created…

Mediavine Expands Access to Contextual Ad Targeting Using GumGum’s Verity Artificial Intelligence Product

Mediavine, the largest exclusive ad management company in the U.S., has expanded its contextual ad targeting with Magnite and PubMatic using GumGum's Verity artificial intelligence (AI) product. Through Verity, Mediavine is passing contextual segments in the bid request to industry-leading Supply Side Platforms (SSPs). In mid-2019, Mediavine began offering contextual targeting as a way to combat the instability of third-party cookies in the various internet browsers. Due to growing demand from marketers, Mediavine has…

Why Do we Need CTV Demand Side Platform (DSP)?

55.1 million users are expected to cut cords by 2022 which opens new doors for advertisers. According to Steelhouse's forecasts, ad spend on CTV will hit $20 billion this year. Now, the task for advertisers is to start a conversation with viewers on CTV. But how? The answer lies in three letters: DSP. An Ideal DSP for CTV A demand-side platform is arguably one of the most complete solutions to buy traffic on CTV for both direct advertisers and agencies for its safety, transparency, and reliability. The trick is to choose…