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Adverty Partners With US-based Smaato for In-app-focused Ad Sales Growth

Adverty AB (publ) announces a partnership with US-based Smaato, the global in-app advertising platform, which delivers ads to mobile apps and games. The integration of platforms will enable Smaato's wide range of global buy-side partners and advertisers to access Adverty's new seamless ad inventory at scale Adverty is announcing a partnership with US-based Smaato, the global in-app advertising platform, which is used by top brands and media buyers to specifically access advertising space in mobile games and applications.…

Smaato’s New “NextGen SDK” Built From the Ground Up by App Developers

Modular SDK Offers Open Measurement Support and In-App Header Bidding Smaato, the global in-app advertising platform, has officially announced a new software development kit (SDK) for Android and iOS that includes key features to help today’s mobile publishers and app developers maximize their revenue. The Smaato NextGen SDK was built by a team of former app developers, who have a deep understanding of the problems many publishers face when integrating an advertising SDK. With support for Open Measurement and an in-app…

In-app Advertising Market Size Worth $226.4 Billion By 2025

The global in-app advertising market size is expected to reach USD 226.4 billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 19.4% from 2019 to 2025, according to a new study conducted by Grand View Research, Inc. In-app advertising enables advertisers to display various types of advertisements, such as banners and pop-up videos, on mobile applications to reach their audience. The concept is gaining popularity owing to the rapidly increasing demand for mobile device-based advertising across various industry verticals such as education,…

Arndt Groth Named New CEO of Smaato

Groth to Lead Accelerated Global Expansion and Technical Innovation Smaato announced that Arndt Groth will be promoted to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Smaato, Inc. He will be succeeding Ragnar Kruse, who founded Smaato in 2005 together with Co-Founder Petra Vorsteher and has led the company since inception. Mr. Kruse and Ms. Vorsteher are moving on by starting a new company.   Arndt Groth has served as President of Smaato for the past year and a half and will assume his new role as of today. He will report to the…

TechBytes with Emma Newman, VP UK, PubMatic

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at PubMatic. I head up PubMatic’s UK business, with a core responsibility for commercial success. My role encompasses two main areas: growing our premium publisher client base, and building trusted relationships with agencies and advertisers. I also hold responsibility for our account management teams who are central to client retention and delivering ongoing success for our clients and the business as a whole. What is the essence of your Partner-Customer…

Gameloft Chooses PubMatic to Drive Programmatic In-App Advertising Growth

PubMatic, the publisher-focused sell-side platform (SSP) for an open digital media future, today announced it is working with Gameloft, a leader in the development and publishing of mobile games, to help marketers take full advantage of in-app advertising opportunities. Through this partnership, PubMatic will allow advertisers to easily access engaged audiences across Gameloft’s wealth of premium mobile environments. As apps are now the preferred environment for consumers to access information, connect and transact, they…

In-App Advertising Fraud: The Biggest Threats to Advertisers

In 2018, mobile ad spending accounted for nearly 70 percent of all digital advertising and surpassed TV as the leading advertising medium in the U.S. Not surprisingly, as brands allocate more of their ad budgets to mobile, the channel has also attracted fraudsters looking to game the system and turn a quick buck. Fraud in the mobile ecosystem is top of mind for advertisers, but few in the industry want to discuss the topic in the detail it warrants. However, it is only through frank and transparent discussions about fraud…

PubMatic Launches OpenBid, Bringing Full Strength of Programmatic Monetization to the Mobile App Environment

The Programmatic-First SDK Offers App Developers Benefits of Header Bidding PubMatic, the publisher-focused sell-side platform (SSP) for an open digital media future, announced the launch of OpenBid, a breakthrough programmatic-first solution that provides app publishers and developers with a gateway to programmatic demand and brand ad budgets. Consumers globally are increasingly interacting with media via mobile devices, and many brand advertisers are turning to in-app advertising to reach this highly-engaged…

Interview with Arndt Groth, President, Smaato

"Competition is definitely a good thing when it comes to marketing tools, but the downside is that it always takes a long time to integrate the acquisitions into a holistic offering."Tell us about your role and journey into technology. How did you arrive at Smaato? After spending the last couple of decades with different ad tech and media companies, joining Smaato was a natural evolution. The tech industry has shifted towards mobile-first, and that's exactly where Smaato is. I’ve always had an interest in technology,…

Interview with Erwin Bos, Director of Sales, Europe, Tapjoy

"Apps offer so many better and more inventive ways to integrate ads natively into the app experience, as opposed to the tiny display banner ads that run on the mobile web."Tell us about your role at Tapjoy and the team/technology you handle. I am the European Sales Director at Tapjoy, which means I am responsible for building close relationships for the company with brands and agencies and trading desks throughout EMEA. Operating an opt-in, Advertising as a Service model, Tapjoy empowers people to unlock premium content…

Interview with Liam Galin, President and CEO, Matomy

"The future of mobile advertising is in-app. Consumers today are spending more time than ever before on their smartphones – up to five hours a day."Tell us about your role at Matomy and how you got here. I joined Matomy as President and CEO in 2018 following a long career in technology and global business, with a focus on telecommunications. Before landing at Matomy, I served as President and CEO of Flash Networks, the leading provider of optimization, monetization and security solutions for mobile operators. My interest…

AdColony Joins Coalition for Better Ads

Mobile Partners to Provide Data-Based Best Practices for In-App Ad Experiences AdColony, the leading ad quality video marketplace, has joined the Coalition for Better Ads (CBA) as an Associate Member. As a partner, the company will contribute to the development and implementation of new Coalition standards that enhance the consumer experience, including any future standards for mobile in-app advertising. Since its inception in 2016, the CBA has successfully identified the four types of desktop web ads and eight types…

Vungle Brings Industry-Leading Performance Marketing Platform to Galaxy Apps

Developers Can Leverage Vungle To Deliver Native Advertisements in Popular App Store Vungle announced a partnership with Samsung Electronics, which has incorporated Vungle's industry-leading performance marketing platform for in-app video ads into the Samsung Galaxy Apps app store. The partnership will give developers the ability to access customized promotional placements in Galaxy Apps. Galaxy Apps is a store that features entertainment, gaming and productivity-boosting applications for Galaxy devices. This new…

IAS Launches First-To-Market Mobile In-App Solution for Programmatic Brand Safety

The Trade Desk, DoubleClick Bid Manager, Oath, Viant's Adelphic, AppNexus, and MediaMath Integrate IAS to Increase Mobile In-App Transparency Leading ad tech platform for measurement and analytics, Integral Ad Science (IAS), has announced the availability of first-to-market technology that allows programmatic buyers to target mobile in-app inventory. Now, in-app advertisers can leverage inventory that is brand safe, fraud-free, and expected to meet a given viewability goal. Through key integrations with top programmatic…

AdColony Announces Full Compatibility with IAS, Double Verify and MOAT

New Integrations Make AdColony the First In-App Video Marketplace to Integrate with all Leading Ad Quality Measurement Partners AdColony, the ad quality video marketplace, has announced that the company is fully compatible with all major viewability measurement partners for both programmatic and managed service campaigns. AdColony is the first in-app video marketplace to partner with Integral Ad Science (IAS), MOAT and DoubleVerify, providing a range of options that will give AdColony customers the flexibility to work…