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DoubleVerify Announces the First Programmatic Platform Certification Program for Comprehensive Connected TV Fraud Protection

Amobee, MediaMath, SpotX, the Trade Desk & Xandr Are First Platforms to Be Certified by DV DoubleVerify (“DV”), a leading software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics, announced the industry’s first connected TV (“CTV”) Targeting Certification for programmatic platforms, designed to protect advertisers from fraud and invalid traffic (“IVT”) in the CTV space. In order to be certified by DV for CTV Targeting, a platform must demonstrate the ability to prevent fraud and IVT by applying DV’s…

The Future of Premium Programmatic: Scaling Zero-Party Data

Programmatic Advertising is in a perpetual state of flux. Exciting new channels, buying methods, and success metrics are contrasted with transparency issues, mistrust, and ever-decreasing engagement rates. Although time has been called on the industry more times than there’s been Fast & Furious sequels, budgets and demand generally increase year-on-year, and marketers continue to lavish budgets on clicks, impressions and all manner of vanity metrics. Spamming consumers with ads for products they’ve already bought…

Washington Huskies Adopt Strategus Programmatic Campaigns

With OTT Advertising, College Ticket Sales May Never be the Same After a year of successful market testing with men's basketball and football ticket sales, the University of Washington Huskies' have integrated programmatic advertising into their budget to support the PAC-12 school's season and single-game ticket sales. Working with the Strategus OTT/CTV (over-the-top connected television) programmatic advertising platform (automated, real-time bidding for digital streaming ad inventory), the Huskies' marketing…

Introducing Markpoint DSP, a Point of Hassle-free Media Buying and Growth

Markpoint is happy to announce the launch of Markpoint DSP, a demand-side platform that enables advertisers to programmatically buy display, native, and video ads across web, mobile, and in-app. The Markpoint DSP aims to help advertisers, demand and supply partners grow their businesses, reach their marketing KPIs, and do that most cost-effectively. Markpoint team brings to the table years of expertise in advertising, marketing, technology, and data, as well as measurable capacities. Marketing Technology News: Why…

Curb Taxi Media Launches Programmatic ‘Smart’ Taxi Tops in NYC

Curb Taxi Media, the leading provider of mobility-centric media in the United States, launched the largest network of programmatic 'smart' taxi tops in New York City. Curb's new programmatic network is available through technology partner Vistar Media and allows agencies and brands to launch large-scale digital out-of-home (DOOH) campaigns atop the city's iconic yellow taxis. By bringing programmatic capabilities to digital taxi tops, Curb is providing agencies, brands, and programmatic buyers with the tools and…

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…

MGI Acquires Verve Wireless To Advance Its Market Position In Programmatic Mobile Location Display And Video Advertising

Media and Games Invest or MGI announced that its subsidiary gamigo AG agreed on acquiring Verve Wireless, Inc.'s business. Verve is a leading North American Mobile Location data platform for location-based programmatic video and display marketing. Technology is actively used to create efficiency improvements and competitive advantages within the group. Synergy and integration potentials are important criteria for the expansion of the portfolio. MGI is a fast and profitably growing company focusing on a "buy,…

Programmatic OOH Spend Through Vistar Media Grew 80% in 2019

With Rapid Advancements in Targeting and Measurement, and a Surging Interest in Buying DOOH, the Programmatic Technology Leader Is Slated to Continue Its Impressive Growth in 2020 With 35 consecutive quarters of growth, the meteoric rise of digital out-of-home (DOOH) advertising is set to continue in 2020 as the channel becomes more data-driven and easier to buy. Vistar Media, the global leader in programmatic technology for DOOH, is at the forefront of this growth, according to a usage analysis of its platform. In…

You & Mr Jones Joins Group of Investors Buying in to Award-Winning Ethical Brandtech Startup, Good-Loop

You & Mr Jones, the brandtech group founded by former Havas chief executive David Jones, has invested in ethical video startup Good-Loop. The UK-based firm announced it has closed a US $1.6m seed funding round. Good-Loop is an ethical video platform working with companies such as Nestlé, Unilever, Coca-Cola, TOMS, H&M and Amazon, helping them to tap into programmatic technology to deliver brand purpose at scale.  Good-Loop’s proprietary platform rewards viewers of online video ads by donating on their behalf to a…

Mediaocean Announces Amino Payments as First Blockchain Partner to Deliver Supply Path Insights for Programmatic Buys

Mediaocean partners with supply chain transparency innovator - coming together in a fully scaled blockchain network Mediaocean, the foundational software provider for the advertising world, announced Amino Payments as the first partner that will utilize blockchain technology to provide the first fully transparent media supply chain, enabling spend optimization across the programmatic media. The partnership with Amino Payments expands on several years of blockchain investments by Mediaocean focused on building trust 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…

TechBytes with Krish Sailam, SVP of Global Programmatic Solutions, DWA (a Merkle Company)

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at DWA. I am the Global SVP of Programmatic Solutions at DWA. My role consists of a few things, including setting the vision for the B2B programmatic service line at DWA, helping clients identify strategic programmatic opportunities in terms of media and tech stack integrations, and managing external partners. We have an awesome team of programmatic traders in each of our international offices that are hands-on in each of our primary DSP consoles. As an aside, we…

Dailymotion Taps Adam Irlando to Advance its Vision for Programmatic Advertising Offerings

Dailymotion, a Vivendi-owned video platform dedicated to creating a trusted home for premium video content that matters, announced the strategic appointment of Adam Irlando as the senior vice president of global demand. Prior to joining Dailymotion, Irlando held senior positions across programmatic teams at Telaria, Kargo and Xaxis. He will now spearhead the vision for Dailymotion’s programmatic offerings to create strategic partnerships to ensure long-term growth for the company. Marketing Technology News: IEEE Computer…

OpenX Granted Patent For Scoring Impressions and Users in Programmatic Advertising

Patent is the 8th issued to leading digital advertising exchange OpenX announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued the company U.S. Patent 10,410,245, "System and methods for using a revenue value index to score impressions for users for advertisement placement." The patent highlights the vision that OpenX had years ago of allowing both marketers and publishers to better assess the value of an individual user behind a screen, and ensure ads are shown at a fair price that offers maximum value…

Tappx to Develop and Launch the World’s First Programmatic Server-Side Ad Insertion Platform for the Digital TV Advertising Industry with…

Tappx to disrupt the global OTT/CTV advertising industry Tappx - a leading AdTech company that delivers global digital advertising solutions for mobile and OTT/CTV - has secured backing from the EU Horizon 2020 SME-1 fund to develop and launch the world’s first Programmatic Server-Side Ad Insertion (PSSAI) OTT/CTV (Over-the-Top/Connected TV) solution. The Tappx EU Horizon 2020 project known as Tappx PSSAI is poised to disrupt the global digital TV advertising industry, because it can simultaneously manage and…

Why Businesses are Shifting to Buying Software Online

SAP SE said a new survey showed that more than 80 percent of organizations no longer use the calendar to time their enterprise software solution purchases. The results of the survey, conducted by Futurum Research and sponsored by SAP, identify industry shifts in business-to-business (B2B) buyer expectations and preferences. “B2B buying is at a turning point,” said Sharon Ruddock, head, SAP Digital Commerce group, SAP. “Companies are moving away from traditional enterprise-buying habits in search of speed, transparency…

NativeX Expands Media Buying Solution with TikTok Partnership

NativeX has announced that it has signed a deal with short-form mobile video platform TikTok. Thanks to this partnership, NativeX's partners across the globe will now be able to use the platform to acquire TikTok native users at scale. As one of the first and most prominent agencies to work with TikTok, NativeX has a deep understanding of the platform as well as the advertisers' campaign goals, making it the ideal UA campaign partner in the TikTok space. App publishers can now leverage NativeX's extensive experience with…

5 Essential Things to Know Before Bringing Programmatic In-House

Yesterday, you were OK with putting your money into the pockets of ad agencies. You didn’t know how programmatic works, so this seemed to be the only viable way to survive in the terra incognita. Today, you’ve cleared things up, wormed your way into the industry, and crave more control, transparency, and cost-efficiency. You are ready to bring programmatic in-house, but the intention is not enough to succeed. Despite the benefits of programmatic in-house adoption being acknowledged by 24% of surveyed marketers, there is…

4 Ways to Boost Programmatic Video Advertising ROI This Holiday Season

Step #1 Start Early and Leverage PMP/Guaranteed Deals 45% of US consumers say they plan to start shopping before November 1. This creates a sufficient window (approx. 60 days) for marketers to get their brand campaigns in front of the desired audiences. Marketers can start Advertising campaigns early not only to captures the consumer's attention at the right time but also giving marketers a higher chance of booking exclusive high-value publisher inventory through the private marketplace (PMP) deals at a much reasonable…

Adelphic Report: Are Programmatic Traders Set Up for Success?

New Programmatic Report Shows Trader Opinions and Challenges, Coincides With National Programmatic Advertising Day Adelphic, a Viant subscription-based self-service platform for cross-channel programmatic advertising, announced the release of “Programmatic Advertising in the Trenches: A Survey of Programmatic Traders’ Top Challenges and Opportunities,” an industry report showcasing programmatic traders’ opinions, beliefs and top challenges. The report also details how today’s digital media demands impact programmatic…