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Alibaba Goes Boutique: What We Can Learn from 11Main

Written on
June 17th 2014
Author
David Rekuc

ADOTAS — Last week Alibaba launched its first direct-to-consumer online shop in the United States at 11Main, a curated marketplace that will offer “one-of-a-kind items, not available at mass merchants and other large e-commerce sites.” Though most of us don’t have the resources of an Alibaba-sized parent company, we can ... more...

AdRoll Appoints New CTO, CRO Following $70M Funding Round

Written on
June 11th 2014
Author
Adotas

ADOTAS — While many companies on the road to IPO hire outside experts for C-Suite positions, AdRoll has chosen a different tact and promoted internal leaders, Suresh Khanna and Valentino Volonghi, into the C-Suite. Following the company’s recent $70 million funding round, Khanna was promoted to Chief Revenue Officer from his post ... more...

Industry Leaders Weigh In On Impact of Alibaba IPO

Written on
May 9th 2014
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS — Chinese eCommerce powerhouse Alibaba filed to go public this week and listed its online marketing services as a primary source of revenue. According to Business Insider, Alibaba is a Chinese e-commerce company with several businesses, including Taobao, a site similar to eBay, and Tmall, an e-commerce site for brands and retailers. ... more...

WATCH: Viggle Rings the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

Written on
May 1st 2014
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS — Entertainment marketing and rewards platform Viggle Inc. (NASDAQ: VGGL) visited the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square this morning to mark the company’s IPO and listing on the NASDAQ Stock Market. In honor of the occasion, Robert FX Sillerman, Viggle’s Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Office, rang the Opening ... more...

Rubicon Project Gains on First Day of NYSE Trading

Written on
April 2nd 2014
Author
Mike Daly

Above: Rubicon Project COO/CFO Todd Tappin rigs the opening bell this morning at the New York Stock Exchange to the applause of the Rubicon team as the company begins trading today. ADOTAS – Digital ad exchange The Rubicon Project began trading this morning on the New York Stock Exchange, having ... more...

Today’s Burning Question: Will Wall Street Develop a Candy Crush on King.com?

Written on
February 18th 2014
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS — King.com filed an F-1 form with the Securities and Exchange Commission today, looking to raise up to $500 million for its IPO, according to USA Today. We asked industry leaders their thoughts on the move. Here’s how they responded: “Investing in a hot gaming company can be a tricky ... more...

LiveRail Touts $100 Million Run Rate, Preps for IPO in 2014

Written on
December 4th 2013
Author
Richard L. Tso

ADOTAS — The demand for programmatic advertising has exploded, with companies like YuMe, Criteo and Rocket Fuel going public within the last year. Today video advertising startup LiveRail released revenue highlights as it too preps for its IPO in late 2014, revealing that it has experienced a year-over-year revenue increase ... more...

Former California State Controller Westly Joins RadiumOne Board; IPO in the Offing?

Written on
November 22nd 2013
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS — Politics and technology do mix, as newly appointed RadiumOne board member Steve Westly (pictured) can attest. The former California State Controller, who  ran for  governor of the Golden State back in 2006, has also held executive positions at eBay and served as a board member of Tesla Motors ... more...

Twitterpated: Strong IPO Exceeds Industry Expectations

Written on
November 8th 2013
Author
Richard L. Tso

ADOTAS – The world watched as Twitter executed a near-flawless IPO yesterday, officially becoming a public company on the New York Stock Exchange. Before the first day of trading, witter priced its shares at $26, slightly above the predicted range of $23-$25. By day’s end, shares climbed 73 percent to $44.90, ... more...

Ad-Tech Execs Weigh In On Twitter’s IPO

Written on
November 7th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS – Here’s what some of the online ad industry’s movers and shakers are saying about Twitter’s IPO today: “With an active user base of 232 million users Twitter definitely has traction, nonetheless Twitter has yet to turn a profit and currently reports 9% of the revenue Facebook reported a year ... more...