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TechBytes with Arndt Groth, President, Smaato

Arndt Groth President, Smaato Not monetizing your app means you are missing out on serious revenue from your 'best' mobile advertising tool. To better understand the state of mobile app monetization and the rise of the blockchain in the adtech industry, we spoke to Arndt Groth, President, Smaato.Tell us about your role at Smaato. As President of Smaato, I am responsible for the core business operations. Smaato is the leading global real-time advertising platform for mobile publishers and app developers. We work…

Conviva Measures Explosive Growth in Streaming Video on the Internet

Apple TV Viewership Up 709% in Q1 2018 Compared to Q1 2017, While Android Pulls Ahead of iOS in Mobile Viewing Conviva, elevating the way OTT businesses use data-driven intelligence with its Video AI Platform, has released its quarterly measurement report on the state of OTT and the streaming video market, covering both the quantity and quality of streaming viewership. The report finds that, compared to this time last year, the audience for video delivered over the internet is experiencing astronomical growth…

MediaVillage Announces Partnership with Maru/Matchbox for Advanced Insights

MediaVillage, a Media Industry Researcher and Publisher, Advances Media Insights with New Capabilities MediaVillage, is a leading publishing, researching and business development firm in the marketing and media industry. Maru/Matchbox is the market leader in the use of insight communities and technology to produce focused-outcomes market research. MediaVillage announced the partnership with Maru/Matchbox to use their Eye Intelligence platform for advanced data visualization and analytics. MediaVillage is the primary…

Salesforce Positioned as a Leader in the 2018 Magic Quadrant for CRM Customer Engagement Center for Tenth Consecutive Year

Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, announced that for the tenth consecutive year, Gartner Inc. has positioned Salesforce as a Leader in its May 2018 Magic Quadrant for CRM Customer Engagement Center. Salesforce Service Cloud empowers companies to deliver intelligent, personalized and seamless customer experiences across every channel, empowering them to grow their businesses. Also Read: Salesforce Ventures Introduces $100 Million Canada Trailblazer…

Swrve Partners With Bluedot to Power High Accuracy Location-Based Engagement and Analytics

Swrve Has Begun Offering Bluedot's Location Services to Its Customers Swrve, a leading real-time platform for multi-channel customer engagement, has entered into a business partnership with Bluedot Innovation, a location-as-a-service technology company that provides high accuracy location services for complex and high volume enterprise deployments. The partnership will enable customers to optimize their marketing campaigns with location-based targeting, triggering and analytics for mobile engagement and greater reach and…

Interview with Ken Leren, Founder, Tech Essence

"The shift in the market towards getting consent for marketing will result in a more B2C-like approach to B2B brand advertising ." Tell us about your role and how you got here? What galvanized you to start Tech Essence? I’m the founder of Tech Essence and brain behind Marketing Town, a SaaS-based marketing technology that provides marketers with a trustworthy and transparent solution to make faster, data-driven marketing optimization decisions based on a clear view of their data. The idea came to me as a result of…

Five Disruptive Trends in Social Media Marketing Strategies

In 2017, we witnessed numerous trends in social media marketing. Developments like Live feed, integrated video, and story features, and the growth of mobile ads created the biggest buzz. Lately, B2B companies are more involved in catering to the ideas of social media marketing technologies, since it delivers efficiently and has a wide outreach. Here are five disruptive trends in social media marketing strategies that every marketer should know in 2018. Mobile Chatbots Chatbots have now being programmed to think, feel…

engage:BDR Enters into New Programmatic Advertising Agreements with Two of Asia’s Largest Programmatic Advertising Companies

Continues the Rapid Expansion of Its Programmatic Advertising Business into the Fast-Growing Chinese and Indian Markets engage:BDR has announced that it has signed agreements with two of Asia’s largest programmatic advertising companies to integrate them into the engage:BDR programmatic platform. The first of the two Company’s is Chinese based Yeahmobi and the second has requested that its identity remain confidential for commercial reasons. The projected 2018 calendar year revenue for these two contracts is AUD $4…

Braze (Formerly Appboy) Opens New International Office in Singapore

Leading Marketing Automation Company Braze (Formerly Appboy) Expands Global Footprint in APAC with New Singapore Office Braze (formerly Appboy), the leading customer engagement platform that delivers messaging experiences across push, email, apps, and more, announced the opening of its new office in Singapore. This physical entry into the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region further cements the company's commitment to its investment to continue delivering and supporting our existing customers and expanding further into the region.…

Interview with Daina Middleton, CEO, Ansira

"Moving from a transactional to a relational approach to marketing is having a profound effect on marketing programs." Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to be part of a data-driven marketing agency?  I feel as though all of my previous roles have provided the perfect skills and experience for my role as CEO of Ansira. I spent 16 years at Hewlett-Packard Company during its glory days. The experience I received at HP was truly invaluable. Sixteen years may seem like a long time, but I wasn’t…

Ogury Consent Manager Unveiled to Help Publishers with GDPR Compliance

Ogury Consent Manager Is a Free Solution to Help Publishers Comply With GDPR Requirements Ogury, the world’s leading mobile data company, launches Consent Manager to strengthen its Ogury for Apps suite of solutions. This new product enables app publishers to be compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into effect on 25 May 2018. Read More: TechBytes with Shouvick Mukherjee, Chief Technology Officer, Amobee Consent Manager allows Ogury to offer its partners a complete ecosystem of…

Lessons B2B Brands Can Learn from Direct-To-Consumer Disruption

Direct-to-consumer (DTC) brands can conjure up images of sleek and sexy products, inspirational content creators, and visually stunning social media campaigns – a far cry from the world of business to business (B2B). But the highly successful marketing and advertising strategies of the Warby Parkers and Dollar Shave Clubs of the world is one that is worth imitating. This is because B2B buyers use the same tools as consumers to discover, research and buy products. Equally, the business buying process involves multiple…

Communications Industry Investing More in Technology

Results from the Second Annual PRSA/APPrise Mobile Technology Survey The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and APPrise Mobile’s second annual Technology Trends survey found professionals are increasingly spending on technology, with the focus majorly on mobile and improvisation of analytics. PRSA is the world’s largest organization for Public Relations professionals. APPrise Mobile is a B2B enterprise/native platform which enables organizations to effectively communicate via mobile. Companies recognize the…

MAZ Launches The World’s First Content Logistics System: A New Category of Enterprise Software for Content Creators

MAZ Was Founded by Former Apple and Adobe Designers and Engineers New York City-based software company, MAZ, announced that they have launched the world's first Content Logistics System to solve the issue that all media companies and brands face of delivering their content to an ever-growing/unscalable list of social platforms, devices and operating systems. Content logistics is a brand new category of cloud-based software which addresses the problems in the part of the content supply chain that facilitates the efficient…

Infusionsoft Unveils New Platform, Empowering SBs to Create Order in the New World

A New, Easier-To-Use Interface and Lower Pricing Make Infusionsoft Now Accessible to Millions More SBs Today, Infusionsoft revealed a new platform built to empower millions of small businesses worldwide to create order in a new world where customers have more choices and expect personalized service. The platform retains its trademark power but is now easier to use, with lower pricing and a free trial to make Infusionsoft accessible to millions more small businesses. Recommended Read: Contextual Content and AI: The New…

S4M Drives Home $12 Million Series B Funding to Further Refine Marketing Attribution Models

S4M to Capitalize New Series B Funding to Close the Offline and Online Advertising Divide S4M, a global AdTech MarTech company specializing in drive-to-store campaigns, has announced that it has raised $12 Million in a Series B round from Sofiouest with participation from existing investors Bpifrance and Entrepreneur Venture. Series B Funding Likely to Bridge Online and Offline Investments by Delivering Real-World Metrics E-commerce remains a critical channel for brands and retailers to generate sales. However, 90% of…

Interview with Ron Jacobson, Co-founder, Rockerbox

"It’s easy to re-engage users who have already shown intent but convincing someone that’s never heard of your brand to become a customer is very very difficult." Tell us about your role at Rockerbox and how you got here. What inspired you to co-launch Rockerbox? I’m the co-founder and CEO of Rockerbox. I started Rockerbox around four years ago with a former AppNexus colleague of mine, Rick O’Toole, who now serves as Rockerbox’s CTO. Initially, Rockerbox started off as a mobile shopping app. Through a series of events…

TCS Wins Six Stevies at the 2018 American Business Awards

Tata Consultancy Services Honored for the TCS NYC Marathon App, its Ignite My Future In School Program and as a Top Employer of Choice Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, announced that it has received six Stevies at the 2018 American Business Awards, the nation's premier business awards program. TCS was recognized with a Gold Stevie for Mobile Marketing Campaign of the Year, a Silver Stevie for Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year,…

Interview with Itamar Benedy, CEO, Glispa

"For mobile ad tech companies there is no way around opening themselves up to a B2C approach because the end user is eventually the decision maker about trending technologies." Tell us about your role and how you got here? What galvanized you to start Glispa? Today I’m the CEO of Glispa. My story starts four and a half years ago when I joined as VP Strategy to lead the company’s transition from an affiliate to an ad tech company. Part of my role was to lead our acquisitions, in the course we acquired Avocarrot,…

TIBCO’s Enterprise Integration PaaS Now Available in AWS Marketplace

TIBCO Cloud Integration Can Equip Customers to Seamlessly Connect Applications TIBCO Software Inc., is a global leader in API management, analytics and integration. TIBCO announced the availability of TIBCO Cloud Integration on the Amazon Web Services Marketplace (AWS). TIBCO Cloud Integration is a pillar of the TIBCO Connected Intelligence Cloud Platform. TIBCO Cloud Integration is an iPAAS (Integration Platform as a Service) that allows users to seamlessly connect cloud, on-premises and IoT (Internet of Things)…