AdTech Roundup: Top Things in Advertising Technology

Today’s Daily AdTech Round-up covers latest in Native and Programmatic Advertising, Technology, TV Advertising, Audience Data announcements from Tapad, CuriosityStream, Rakuten, Yelp, and AdQuick.com. Tapad Partners With Gimbal To Enhance Cross-Device Capabilities Within Gimbal’s Advertising Platform Tapad, a global leader in digital identity resolution, announced their partnership with Gimbal, a leader of location-powered marketing and advertising solutions. Gimbal now leverages Tapad’s global, privacy-safe digital…

How to Survive in 2020: A Checklist for Independent AdTech

We’re only one month into 2020, and the AdTech industry is already manifesting one change after another. With a lot of pressure coming from the world markets and ongoing issues within the industry itself, independent AdTech will have to face many challenges this year. However, brace yourselves, for we’re in this together! Here’s our checklist on how to survive in 2020. 1. Bye-Bye, Cookie As you might already know, Google will drop third-party cookies in 2022. Which seems like a distant future. However, this decision is…

AdTech Roundup: Top Things in Advertising Technology

Today’s Daily AdTech Round-up covers latest in Native and Programmatic Advertising, Technology, TV Advertising, Audience Data announcements from Jun Group, OpenSlate, DÜZY, TikTok, Realeyes, and PubMatic Ad Tech Company Jun Group Launches First Rebrand in Its History Rebrand Takes a Team-First Approach, Letting Company Culture Shine From the Inside out Jun Group, a mobile-first ad platform company, recently unveiled the company’s first rebrand since its establishment. The rebrand was built on the foundation of their…

Is In-Game Advertising the Next Big Thing in AdTech?

Back in 2008, Barack Obama (then Senator) achieved a sort of firsts when his presidential campaign ads appeared in the popular EA game Burnout Paradise on Xbox 360. A billboard message inside the game encouraged players to register to vote. Obama realized back then what many brands are taking note of today: young audiences of 18 to 34-year-olds — which represent the core gamer group — are getting harder to reach via traditional advertising mediums such as television, and are instead spending a considerable amount of time…

AdTech Roundup: Top Things in Advertising Technology

Today’s Daily AdTech Round-up covers latest in Native and Programmatic Advertising, Technology, TV Advertising, Audience Data announcements Merkle, Firefly, Fishbat, Perion Network Ltd, SQAD, Atmosphere, Digital Remedy, SOPHOLA, Inc, DoubleVerify and MediaMath. Merkle Releases Q4 2019 Digital Marketing Report, Showcasing Impressive Growth for Amazon and Varying Trends for Google Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, has released its Q4 2019 Digital Marketing Report (DMR), a…

Cross-Industry Group Proposes GDPR-Grounded Model for Compliant AdTech

Anonos, the leading data privacy, and enablement technology provider, Acxiom®, the data, and technology foundation for the world's best marketers; and the Information Accountability Foundation (IAF), the preeminent global information policy think tank, announced the formation of a '5th Cookie' working group that supports exploration of using GDPR recommended technical and organizational safeguards to enforce greater accountability and ethics across the AdTech real-time bidding (RTB) ecosystem. Legitimate Interest-Based…

Cross-Industry Group Proposes GDPR-Grounded Model for Compliant AdTech

GDPR Recommended Technology Safeguards Enable Democratized Digital Marketing Anonos, the leading data privacy and enablement technology provider, Acxiom, the data and technology foundation for the world’s best marketers; and the Information Accountability Foundation (IAF), the preeminent global information policy think tank, announced the formation of a ‘5th Cookie’ working group that supports exploration of using GDPR recommended technical and organisational safeguards to enforce greater accountability and ethics across…

AdTech Roundup: Top Coolest Things in Advertising Technology

Today’s Daily AdTech Round-up covers latest in Native and Programmatic Advertising, Technology, TV Advertising, Audience Data announcements DMI, SmartBrief, AcuityAds, Cubic Corporation, and Mobiquity Technologies. DMI Marketing Announces New Identity DMI, wholesaler of consumer-driven life and annuity products announces a new brand identity with a complete rebrand. As part of its rebranding efforts, the Company’s name will change from DMI Marketing to a shortened version, DMI. Out of Home Advertising Association of…

TV Adtech Company 605 Earns Third-Party SOC 3 Security Certification Compliance

605, a next-generation TV Adtech company for measurement and analytics, announced that Audience App, built for Charter Communications, has achieved service organization control 3 (“SOC 3”) compliance. Featuring an easy-to-use mobile interface, Audience App uses anonymized and aggregated subscriber viewing data, combined with third-party consumer data, to target specific consumer attributes. An independent SOC 3 audit and review performed by KPMG LLP determined that the Company met “trust services principles” established…

Mobiquity and L2 Execute a Strategic Programmatic Adtech Partnership

Mobiquity Technologies, a leading provider in next-generation Programmatic Adtech solutions, today announced a new technology sharing partnership with L2. "This new technology partnership with L2 is a true game-changer for marketers seeking to take advantage of real-time market trends and ever-changing news cycles," said Mobiquity CEO, Dean Julia. Recommended Adtech News: Cubic Partners With Paragon Vitamins to Advertise Within Its Loyalty-Based Advertising Service Dean added, "We are excited to be able to partner…

2020 AdTech Predictions from the Industry Leaders

The digital advertising technology (AdTech) industry has recorded another blazing year in spending and product launches throughout 2019. The AdTech space is expected to continue with its pace of innovation and dynamic market expansion in 2020. The AdTech market is expected to grow exponentially for the next 3-4 years, even as new data governance and consumer data privacy laws come into effect. From AI to Identity Management, AdTech technologies are redefining what it means to be modern digital marketing and advertising…

AdTech Roundup: Top Coolest Things in Advertising Technology

Today’s Daily AdTech Round-up covers latest in Native and Programmatic Advertising, Technology, TV Advertising, Audience Data announcements FreeWheel, Innovid, Comscore, fishbat. Majority of Advertisers Used Advanced TV Solutions in 2019, New Survey Finds FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, announced that according to a new survey of over 300 marketers and agencies, advanced TV is being used by the majority of advertisers to reach their target audiences. Among these solutions, OTT/CTV was purchased by the highest percentage…

Daily AdTech Roundup: Top Coolest Things in Marketing and Sales Today

Today’s Daily AdTech Round-up covers latest in Native and Programmatic Advertising, Technology, TV Advertising, Audience Data announcements from Merkle, DoubleVerify, YuppTV, Meredith Corporation, Elo. Merkle Launches New Stream Media, Enabling Retailers to Grow Digital Ad Revenue Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced the launch of New Stream Media, a solution that allows retailers to grow their digital ad revenue, create more personalized experiences for consumers, and…

AdTech Predictions 2020: Where is Premium Programmatic Inventory Management Heading?

As part of our Predictions Series 2020, we spoke to Charmagne Jacobs, VP/Head of Global Marketing and Partnerships at the programmatic-guaranteed platform, Adslot. In this series, Charmagne answered our questions -- talking about everything from third-party cookies to premium programmatic inventory to first-party data. The Rise of SPO Will Force SSPs to Incorporate More Services to Stay Relevant MarTech Series: What will happen to header bidding? What is the future of SSPs? Charmagne: In 2019, header-bidding created…

Year’s Biggest AdTech Deal: Rubicon Project and Telaria to Combine as a Single SSP + Connected TV AdTech Company

AdTech industry doesn't spare any chance to throw up unique updates. Today, two major ad tech companies announced a key M&A deal that could change the Connected TV advertising technology landscape forever. Rubicon Project and Telaria will merge to create the world’s largest independent sell-side advertising platform, poised to capture growth in CTV. Earlier this year, two content recommendation platforms  - Taboola and Outbrain, had joined hands to take on the duopoly of Google and Facebook advertising. Telaria is a…

EU-based Social AdTech Firm Smartly.io Scoops $222 Million in Latest Funding Led by Providence Equity Partners

Today, Scandinavian social media advertising company Smartly.io announced that it has raised $222 million in a major funding round led by Providence Equity Partners (“Providence”), a leading American private equity firm. Providence currently specializes in media, communications, education and information industries. In an official blog, Smartly.io's Founder and CEO, Kristo Ovaska stated that the new funding will be channelized to fuel strategic growth in new markets through acquisitions and organic investments in Europe.…

Five AdTech Trends to Watch in 2020

Digital Advertising is constantly changing with new channels, new ways of buying and new ways to measure response. Here’s what we can expect in the months ahead. While we’re still waiting for the final tally, all signs indicate that digital ad spending will, as predicted, surpass traditional ad spending for the first time. And, by most accounts, we can expect digital to continue an upward trajectory, hitting $172 billion by 2021, exceeding traditional spend by an astronomical $67 billion. Despite all the grumbling over…

Ogury Raises $50 Million USD to Lead Adtech into The Era of Digital Integrity

This investment validates Ogury's vision of a trusted digital advertising ecosystem driven by users' informed choices Ogury, the creator of the first digital marketing engine driven by user choice, announced it raised $50 million USD, enabling the company to accelerate its product innovation and customer growth in the U.S. and other key markets in Europe and APAC. GDPR compliant and CCPA prepared, Ogury intends to lead the advertising market shift from purely data-driven to consumer-choice first. Digital technology and…

From Cost Center to Revenue Center: How AdTech Drives Sales

Marketers have long viewed Advertising Technology as a cost center—as necessary tools required to conduct business, but ultimately not contributors to the company bottom line and, thus, little more than necessary evils. This perception of AdTech, however, is deeply flawed and can lead to lost revenue opportunities. At its core, AdTech is not a cost center but rather a revenue center. It’s ability to improve decision-making, and the sales that can result from those improved decisions, cannot be overstated. Here’s why…

What’s Happening with AdTech Today: Thoughts of the CEO Who Spent Ten Years in the Industry

Ten years ago, I debuted as the CEO of an ad server. At that time, my Epom team broke into the AdTech industry with a technology that allowed advertisers, publishers, and ad networks to make revenue with online ads. Lots of things have changed since then. I still remember the early 2010s as the heydey of ad networks, affiliate agencies, and delayed analytics. I was lucky to witness the rise of native ads and the birth of the first demand-side platforms. Then the ubiquitous obsession with app monetization arose. AdTech was…