Outbrain Enters Into a Strategic Partnership With IAS

Outbrain and IAS Form Strategic Partnership to Deliver Brand Safety Solutions to Marketers Outbrain, the world’s leading content discovery platform, and Integral Ad Science (IAS), the measurement and analytics company that empowers the advertising industry, today announced they have formed a partnership to bring IAS’ brand safety solutions to Outbrain’s brand marketers. The partnership represents a significant addition for marketers working with Outbrain, the most trusted and largest content recommendation company…

Revcontent Earns TAG Registry to Improve Transparency and Brand Safety in Digital Advertising

Revcontent Worked with TAG to Ensure Partners Are Given Extra Transparency and Protection Content recommendations platform, Revcontent has announced that it has completed the verification process. The company has been approved by the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) as a participant in the TAG Registry. Companies that are TAG Registered have been verified as legitimate participants in the digital advertising industry through a proprietary background check and review process. TAG is an advertising industry…

Brainshark Wins in The American Business Awards for Seventh Year in a Row

Sales Readiness Leader Honored as a 'Customer Service Department of the Year' for Helping Companies Improve Sales Productivity and Results Brainshark Inc., delivering SaaS-based sales enablement and readiness solutions, announced that it is a Stevie Award winner in The 2018 American Business Awards. Brainshark's customer care department – made up of implementation, support, training and customer success groups – was honored as a "Customer Service Department of the Year." This is the seventh consecutive year that…

PowerInbox Leverages Email Expertise to Help Publishers Capitalize on Multichannel Digital Monetization Opportunity

PowerInbox DynamicMail Business Unit Acquired by Optimove; Proceeds Will Fuel Investment in Product Innovation on the Heels of Profitability and a $30 Million Run Rate PowerInbox, the trusted audience engagement partner for publishers and marketers, announced that it will launch new content monetization technologies aimed at helping publishers drive new revenue through multichannel digital monetization. The strategic shift comes on the heels of three straight years of over 100 percent year-over-year company growth, driven…

MarTech West 2018 – Insights, Intelligence and Instincts

A few weeks back I was fortunate enough to attend MarTech West in San Jose, California. MarTech is a tech conference for marketers and marketing conference for technologists – it’s where all the best ideas and latest innovations in marketing, technology and management collide. For Simple, it was an opportunity for us to launch our Intelligent Marketing Platform in the US, discover what’s hot in MarTech land and bond with colleagues that we usually only get to meet with via a Hangout. As I was packing my suitcase with…

SparkPost Celebrates Opening of New Maryland Headquarters to Accommodate Rapid Growth

New Building More Than Doubles Company Footprint in Howard County SparkPost, a cloud email API service preferred by leading internet and technology companies, announced that it has opened new headquarters in Maryland to accommodate rapid company growth, expanding from approximately 13,900 square feet to 29,665 square feet at its new location at 9160 Guilford Road in Columbia, Md. SparkPost's new, two-story Maryland headquarters features innovative design and was carefully chosen with longevity in mind. Approximately 88…

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,…

Fireside Chat with Lee Auerbach

Lee Auerbach talks about the dynamic elements driving B2B sales revenue model at Chatmeter. Know My Team Chatmeter’s sales team is around 20-strong. As most salespeople, money is the main motivator, but a large part of talent retention falls on office culture, achievement recognition, and growth. We have a small team, but the dynamic revolves around bonuses, commission, and office celebrations, whereas long-term sales are focused on promotions and seniority (and bragging rights). Tech-savvy teams I’d rate the team…

Allbound Brings Quick Success to ISV’s “Channel-First” Strategy

AgileField, a SaaS-based Solution for Field Service Organizations, Partnered with Allbound to Launch Their Partner Portal Allbound, the leading next-generation partner relationship management software (PRM), is collapsing the “time-to-revenue” benchmark for companies going to market through sales channels. “Today, companies need their partners to start generating revenue quickly,” said Allbound CEO, Mike Chadwick. “Speed of channel partner management implementation and the pace at which partners can start selling, have…

Bidalgo Announces Support of Playable Ads on Facebook and Other Platforms, Offers Free Ad Production for Qualifying Advertisers

Clients Increase Click-Through Rates of Facebook Playables by 50 Percent Using Bidalgo’s Ai-Based Ad Automation Software and Services Bidalgo, a leading provider of ad creative automation software and services for app marketers, announced the launch of a new suite of products and services to support playable ads on Facebook and other leading ad platforms. The announcement comes as Facebook makes playable ads available on its platform to allow users to sample a game or app before installing it, helping drive higher quality…

$150 Million Deal… Gannett Acquires PPC Giant WordStream

WordStream's Acquisition Marks An Exciting Chapter in Local Search Marketing and PPC Ecosystem  Gannett, the owner of USA Today, has officially announced WordStream's acquisition. The deal will cost Gannett $150 million, and it would enable the American media company to fortify their digital transformation journey. WordStream, founded by marketing influencer Larry Kim in 2007, is widely recognized as a leading provider of cloud-based SaaS solutions for local and regional businesses and agencies. The Online advertising…

Streaming Video Alliance Welcomes Google as a New Member

Alliance Gathers at Viacom's Headquarters Recently in New York City for Annual Meeting The Streaming Video Alliance (the Alliance), an industry forum solving challenges to improve the video experience, recently announced that Google has joined as its newest member. At an event hosted by principal member Viacom, Alliance members gathered at the company's headquarters in the heart of Times Square. "Viacom is pleased to host the Streaming Video Alliance face-to-face meeting, where we can continue collaborating with the…

Nex Cubed Announces Two New Board Members

Ken Denman is an Entrepreneur, Board Member, Investor, and Serial CEO of Technology Companies, While Duncan Logan is the Founder and CEO of Rocketspace Nex Cubed, an innovation platform that empowers entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market, helps rising companies scale and provides paths to liquidity, welcomed Ken Denman and Duncan Logan to its Board of Directors. "We are honored to have Denman and Logan join the Nex Cubed Board," said Marlon Evans, CEO of Nex Cubed. "Their breadth of experience, leadership,…

Channel and Sales Enablement Software Provider, Mindmatrix Launches Salesforce Community Add-ons

The Integration Adds Value to Salesforce Community by Bringing Mindmatrix Channel Enablement Tools to the Salesforce Community Portal Making It More Powerful Pittsburgh-based channel and sales enablement service provider, Mindmatrix introduces Salesforce Community add-ons that bring the Mindmatrix channel enablement tools to the Salesforce Community Portal, making it more powerful. The integration brings Mindmatrix channel and sales enablement software platform’s key modules such as playbook, training and…

Moving from Media Monitoring to Industry Intelligence

Media monitoring reports often contain a wealth of information that can help companies navigate fast-changing landscape and spot both opportunities and issues on the horizon. Unfortunately, these insights tends to stay buried in the inbox of the PR and communications department and business decision makers lose out on a valuable source of information. So how can communications professionals - both in-house and agency - elevate their insights to the C-Suite to the point that they affect business decisions? The biggest…

Criteo’s Global Commerce Review Highlights Mobile-First Psyche of Customers

Results Reveal that On-the-Go Omnishoppers Lead to Highest Lifetime Sales Value, Along With Driving Higher Conversion Rates and In-App Sales on Mobile vs. Shopping Apps Criteo, a commerce marketing company, has disclosed its Global Commerce Review conducted for Q1 2018. The report analyzes purchase and browsing data from more than 5000 retailers spread across 80 countries. The outcome indicates that present-day shoppers opt for purchases on-the-go, and they are active across every browsing environment. Jonathan Opdyke,…

TechBytes with Somrat Niyogi, VP Business Development, Clari

Somrat Niyogi VP Business Development, Clari  Clari scooped a major funding round this year, raising $35 million in financing led by Tenaya Capital. Following the funding round in March, the AI for Sales company is offering customers tools that take sales forecasting and leverage AI to add data-driven approaches to refine sales leads. To dive deeper into the core tenets driving Clari’s AI for Sales technology and the immediate roadmap for the Clari product marketing team, we spoke to Somrat Niyogi, VP Business…

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,…

PlaceIQ Selected for Best Attribution and Analytics Technology in the Ad-to-Action Awards

Ad Action Recognizes PlaceIQ Offerings to Produce Valuable and Advanced Customer Insight for Brands PlaceIQ, is the company which is building a new consumer-behavioral model with location insights and data. PlaceIQ announced that its LandMark Data offerings and Place Visit Rate (PVR) have been named the best attribution and analytical technologies, in addition to also being the best location intelligence platform in the Ad-to-Action awards. Ad-to-Action Awards Ad-to-Action awards is produced by industry trade group…

Keith Kaplan Joins Digital Remedy Board of Directors

Digital Remedy, a white-labeled ad operations and sales solution for publishers, advertisers and influencers, announced that Keith “Kappy” Kaplan has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors, effective May 9, 2018. His appointment follows the acquisition of CrowdHere and the elevation of its former CEO Nick Pahade to COO and President of Digital Remedy. Kaplan most recently served as the Global President of Monetization for King Entertainment, a division of Activision Blizzard. Also Read: Oracle’s Moat Is Now a…