Fireside Chat with Randy Apuzzo

Randy Apuzzo talks about his journey in setting up The Zesty.io. Zesty.io: My Journey and Our Team Zesty.io is fast-forwarding the next generation of cloud-based web content management systems (WCMS) for marketers and developers of mid-market and enterprise organizations. With its 100 percent-native SaaS content management system (CMS), global brands like Sony Electronics, Rocket League, Astroglide and Hofbräuhaus are speeding, scaling and securing global distribution and website management of digital content. Founded…

Facebook Chooses TreSensa as Playable Ad Partner

Providing the most actionable and effective ad formats to marketers is one of the most important ways Facebook empowers them to succeed. In response to the continued growth of in-app volume and capability, Facebook has launched the highly interactive and conversion-driving playable ad format with TreSensa. “Facebook is an incredible innovator and we are thrilled to partner with them for playables,” said Rob Grossberg, CEO of TreSensa. “Having launched the first HTML5 playable ad in 2012 – and continuously evolving the…

LogMeIn Unveils Secure Federated Login to LastPass with Active Directory

New Integration Provides Effortless Password Security for Employees by Removing the Need to Create or Remember a Separate Master Password LastPass by LogMeIn, a leader in password management, announced a new integration with Microsoft’s Active Directory Federation Services (“ADFS”), providing organizations utilizing Microsoft ADFS with the ability to allow employees to access LastPass with their Active Directory (“AD”) credentials. Maintaining the LastPass zero-knowledge security model, this patent-pending security…

Opt-In Video Advertising is Preferred Ad Choice for Consumers According to New Nationwide Survey; Adoption May Deter Ad Blocking

Research from OpenX, the Mobile Marketing Association and MediaMath Highlights Opportunity to Provide Consumers a More Rewarding Advertising Experience OpenX, the world’s leading independent advertising technology provider, revealed new consumer and brand marketer research conducted in coordination with the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) and MediaMath, highlighting the growing desire of consumers for more relevant, engaging and “rewarding” advertising experiences. “When the ad experience works for the consumer,…

Interview with Jon Lee, CEO and Founder, ProsperWorks

"Successful companies manage data better than unsuccessful ones. That said, larger enterprises, by definition, have more data."Tell us about your role at ProsperWorks and how you got here. What inspired you to find a CRM platform? I’ve been an entrepreneur since I was 26 years old. I started an AdTech company that I sold at 28, traveled for a year, and then founded DNA Games which I later sold to Zynga. I decided to start ProsperWorks while I was in between companies and gave some thought to the meaning of my life and…

Qubit Adds Integration with Salesforce Commerce Cloud for Refined E-Commerce Personalization

Integration with Qubit Will Allow Retailers to Achieve Customer Experience Goals, Enabling E-Commerce Businesses to Deliver Personalization at Scale Qubit, a leader in marketing personalization technology, announced their latest integration with Salesforce Commerce Cloud. Qubit’s new Salesforce Commerce Cloud cartridge automates the integration of Qubit’s data layer, enabling ecommerce companies to collect rich behavioral data on their customers and take their personalization efforts to the next level, leveraging Qubit’s…

Rivit TV Joins Forces With Kevin Smith And TV Fans Everywhere To Introduce Audience Powered Television

For the First Time Ever, Audience Powered Television Platform Gives Fans Ability to Greenlight All-New Original Series Rivit TV, the first audience powered, commercial-free television platform that gives fans the ability to greenlight all-new original TV series, announced that the company is launching with a pilot produced by, and starring iconic filmmaker and comedian Kevin Smith. Rivit TV enables established creators to connect directly to their fans to watch a free pilot and choose what they are willing to pay for a…

Interview with Travis Montaque, Founder and CEO, Emogi

"We’re also allowing brands to join the conversation seamlessly – not as ads, but as branded content that is presented to users when they want to share them."Tell us about your role at Emogi and how you got here. What inspired you to start a Conversational Content Platform? I serve as the Founder and CEO of Emogi a content engine for communication services that helps people have better conversations whether they’re texting on a chat app, commenting on a post, or sending a video to friends. Partnering with leading…

Twiin Inc. Launches Avalon; Social Media App Prioritizes Privacy And Aims To Put Human Context Into Online Communication

Empower Yourself to Feel, Express, and Share More Deeply and Freely Without the Clutter and Noise of Today's Social Media Avalon, a new social networking app from Twiin Inc., is an evolutionary step forward with a more human, streamlined, and private way to communicate and connect online. Tapping into extensive research in the science of human responding and emotion, Avalon recreates real-time social feedback by modeling the real world experience of face-to-face sharing with a close contact. Unlike other social media…

TransUnion Completes Acquisition of iovation

TransUnion Had Previously Announced That It Had Agreed to Acquire iovation on May 18, 2018 TransUnion announced that it has completed the acquisition of iovation, one of the most advanced providers of device-based information in the world, strengthening its leadership position in fraud and identity management. iovation pioneered the device intelligence industry and provides a highly advanced digital device reputation consortium, with insight into nearly 5 billion unique devices from more than 35,000 leading brands across…

TechBytes with Srinivas KC, VP and GM, Video, InMobi

Srinivas KC VP and GM, Video, InMobi Programmatic has come a long way since Jimmy Kimmel called it the 'gluten of advertising'. Today, programmatic advertising is the hottest buzzword for advertisers; much of it attributed to the shining rise of 'mobile advertising'. Recently, InMobi, a leading mobile adtech provider, announced it has entered a strategic technology collaboration with Microsoft. To better understand the state of mobile adtech and it's relation to programmatic, we spoke to Srinivas KC, VP and GM, Video,…

YouAppi Widens Global Footprint And Further Expands Asia Operations With New Office In Singapore

Company Growth Rate Expands Several Hundred Times Over Across APAC, including Japan, Indonesia and Korea, during 2017 and 2018 YouAppi, a leading growth marketing platform for premium mobile brands, recently announced the opening of new offices in Singapore, expanding the company's substantial footprint across APAC. In the last year, YouAppi has continued to build its reach throughout the region, supporting premium brands in China, Japan, Indonesia, Philippines, Korea, and now Singapore. YouAppi delivers successful…

Adperio to Attend Affiliate World Europe 2018 Conference

The Affiliate World Europe Conference Will Join over 3,000 Digital Marketing Professionals in Barcelona, Spain, July 18-20, 2018 Adperio, a premier mobile marketing company helping advertisers acquire quality users that exceed their KPIs, will be joining professionals from over 80 countries at the 2018 Affiliate World Europe conference, to be held in Barcelona, Spain from July 18-20. Ranked in AppsFlyer’s 2018 Performance Index, with an overall power ranking of 13, while also ranking in the top-10 for iOS Non-Gaming.…

AllSeated Launches First Ever Dynamic Virtual Reality Application for Event Industry

New Functions Radically Enhances the Event Planning Process, Saves Time, Money, Resources, Eliminates Surprises and Mistakes, and Allows Changes to Event Floorplans and Details in Real-Time AllSeated has unveiled a unique dynamic virtual reality (VR) platform for the event industry, making it possible – for the first time – for venues and event planners to design every detail of an event and share 360-degree VR “walk-throughs” with clients, well in advance of an event. This capability, unique to AllSeated, radically…

Sony Crackle Selects Nielsen To Power Its Addressable Advertising Capabilities Across Devices

Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) today announced that Sony Crackle, a division of Sony Pictures Television Inc., has selected Nielsen Marketing Cloud to power its addressable advertising capabilities across all devices and platforms including mobile devices, connected TVs, streaming boxes and gaming consoles. Nielsen Marketing Cloud's unique audience data, artificial intelligence (AI)-powered segmentation and real-time integrations with most major video ad serving platforms will help Sony Crackle deliver more relevant advertising…

Leanplum Study Reveals Emails Drive 3x App Engagement When Combined With Push Notifications

Analysis Looks at the Evolution of Email in the Mobile Era and its Role in Driving Retention and Revenue for Marketers Leanplum, the leader in mobile engagement, announced a new Mobile Marketing Trends report, Not Your Grandma's Email: The Transformation of Email in a Mobile World, which examines the performance of email across modern-day marketing channels. According to App Annie, in Q1 of 2018, the app economy was responsible for $18.4 billion in revenue. Email marketing helps brands tap into this growing revenue…

Unbotify Named Gartner 2018 Cool Vendor in Advertising

Unbotify, the behavioral biometrics bot detection startup, was named 2018 Gartner Cool Vendor in Advertising by Gartner Inc. This industry accolade follows Fast Company's recognition of Unbotify as "Israel's most innovative company 2017" and 1st prize at the TAU Cyberstorm competition. "Unbotify was founded to disrupt the stagnant bot detection market. We've set out to stop sophisticated fraudulent bots and restore online trust and transparency," said Yaron Oliker, CEO, Unbotify. "We engage with an increasing number of…

Interview with Steve Lok, Global Head of Martech, The Economist

"There’s been a shift in our ability to connect growth directly to marketing resource spend, essentially creating another directly attributable revenue engine with an enormous amount of potential growth." What does digital transformation mean to you? Digital transformation is the holistic act – top to bottom, side to side – of a fundamental shift in how business is done in a particular industry or vertical, due to technology enablement. We see this across products, people, and processes – we spend countless resources…

Unveiling the AI-Powered Crowd Service Platform from Limitless

Limitless Is Disrupting the Customer Service Industry by Enabling Organizations to Crowdsource Customer Support A host of major brands have begun working with Limitless, a UK-based technology inventor and a provider of crowdsourced customer service platform. In Europe, Limitless is now working with Unilever, Vodafone, National Express, New Day, Wargaming and Daily Mail Group; whilst in the US and Canada, they are working with Unilever North America and Sun Basket. New clients and partners include 21st Century Fox and…

Kochava Intelligence: Business Services Driven by Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning

Services Include Campaign Insights, Churn Modeling and Ad-Buying Recommendations Kochava Inc, the industry leader providing holistic measurement solutions for mobile and connected devices, announced an enhancement to their Kochava Intelligence suite of business intelligence tools with campaign analysis on attribution, Insight Reports on ad-inventory buy recommendations, and churn modeling to reduce attrition. "Marketers are overwhelmed with data and being able to extract the most meaning from it. They must consistently…