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Maxifier Appoints Ad Tech Veteran Aaron Letscher as CRO

Written on
April 8th 2014
Author
AdotasWire

NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 (ADOTAS) — Maxifier, the leader in total performance optimization, today announced the appointment of Aaron Letscher as Chief Revenue Officer. Reporting to Maxifier CEO, Denise Colella, Letscher will lead the sales, partnerships and account management teams, focusing on the continued growth of the business both domestically ... more...

Jim Clark Appointed to Lead Media Sales for Tapad

Written on
February 11th 2014
Author
AdotasWire

NEW YORK, February 11, 2014 (ADOTAS) – Tapad, the leader in cross-device marketing technology, has appointed Jim Clark as Senior Vice President of Sales. Clark, formerly Vice President of Sales at Turn, will oversee all media and programmatic ad sales for Tapad effective March 3, 2014. “I have every confidence that Jim will replicate ... more...

Reaction: Yahoo’s Contextual Ad Alliance with Google

Written on
February 7th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

The industry is understandably abuzz about yesterday’s announcement that Yahoo! had formed a strategic partnership with Google. “… We’re excited to announce that we recently signed a global, non-exclusive agreement with Google to display ads on various Yahoo! properties and certain co-branded sites using Google’s AdSense for Content and Google’s AdMob ... more...

AFAIK: SpotXchange, Federated Media, DG Media Mind, The Weather Company, Viralheat, Integral Ad Science, Tealium, Dailybreak, Undertone, Yieldex

Written on
February 6th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

Here’s what cropped up on our virtual radar this week: SpotXchange, which bills itself as the largest global marketplace of digital video ad inventory, has experienced explosive growth in its video RTB marketplace as the platform saw 10 times the revenue growth and a 596% increase in global bid requests from 2011 ... more...

AdBrite to Shut Down This Friday

Written on
January 29th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

Venerable ad exchange AdBrite sent an email yesterday to all of its publishers and advertisers stating that it would shutter its operations as of Friday, Feb. 1. SUBSCRIBE TO THE ADOTAS NEWSLETTER AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE! The move came after a deal to sell the company reportedly fell through, according ... more...

Sharethrough Announces New Funding Round to Further Scale Native Video Ads

Written on
October 11th 2012
Author
Mike Daly

SAN FRANCISCO (October 11, 2012) –Sharethrough, the native video advertising company, today announced that it has raised $5 million in a Series B round from existing investors North Bridge Venture Partners and Floodgate. The new funding will be used to expand the adoption of the Sharethrough Sponsored Video platform by ... more...

Is Interclick Yahoo!’s Remnant Revenue Savior?

Written on
November 1st 2011
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – Somehow, Yahoo!’s third-quarter earnings proved to be worse than its second quarter earnings. The latter report raised a lot of eyebrows as U.S. display revenue — seemingly the only solid revenue performer, with the company’s search revenue still in freefall — took a major dive, attributed to a ... more...

McGrory Joins Clearspring, Right Media’s Future Still Not Clear

Written on
September 26th 2011
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – After announcing his departure from Yahoo! earlier this month, Ramsey McGrory, the former head of the Right Media Exchange and North American sales as well as one of the few remaining pre-acquisition vets, has stepped into the CEO’s chair at Clearspring. Headquartered in McLean, VA (where incidentally I went to high ... more...

Yahoo!-AOL-Microsoft: Little Collaboration Necessary

Written on
September 26th 2011
Author
Russell Glass

ADOTAS – There’s lots of buzz in the industry about the Yahoo, Microsoft and AOL collaboration recently announced. By all accounts, this is an effort to catch up to and compete with the Google display advertising juggernaut. When I first heard the announcement, I was dubious. Like tying the ... more...

Got Funds? Yext Rounds Up Another $10 Million

Written on
July 29th 2011
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – Local business listing management service Yext has raised $10 million in a Series D round of funding led by WGI Group, the investment vehicle of former Right Media founder, President and CEO Mike Walrath. Oh, and he’s not just an investor — Walrath is the chairman as well, a ... more...