startups



Preview: ad:tech New York 2013 to Shine a Light on Industry Innovation

Written on
October 30th 2013
Author
Richard L. Tso

ADOTAS – It’s that time of the year again – time to bring those holiday decorations down from the attic, plan a turkey dinner with all the fixin’s, and spend a couple of action-packed days in the Big Apple at ad:tech New York. This year, the largest digital marketing event of ... more...

Flipping the Script: Major Media Companies Woo Startups

Written on
October 3rd 2013
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS -– Last month, we reported on a new initiative by The New York Daily News in which it will invest its various resources — including seed money and office space — in startup media tech companies. Yesterday, the Daily News joined a dozen other companies, including media giants HBO, Meredith Corporation, ... more...

Preview: What’s Happening at Internet Week New York 2013

Written on
May 20th 2013
Author
Richard L. Tso

ADOTAS — Digital advertising and technology collide this week as Internet Week New York (IWNY) kicks off its 6th year exploring how new media has touched virtually every aspect of business, from food to fashion to healthcare and education. Even if you’re not a techie, there are plenty of reasons to ... more...

Today’s Burning Question: Video Startups Set for IPOs?

Written on
May 9th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS — Today we solicited emailed responses from industry leaders to the following Burning Question: “What is your reaction to Bloomberg’s report that Tremor Video, YuMe and Adap.tv are on course for initial public offerings this year?” Here’s how they responded: “The news of potential IPOs within the online video advertising industry is further ... more...

Bloomberg: Online Video-Ad Startups Rivaling Google Seen Near IPOs

Written on
May 8th 2013
Author
Adotas

ADOTAS (via BLOOMBERG) – Demand for Web commercials played alongside video clips is fueling growth at marketing startups, putting such companies as Tremor Video Inc., YuMe Inc. and Adap.tv Inc. on course for initial public offerings this year. All three have picked bankers or are in discussions to sell shares ... more...

Can’t Make It To Austin? Catch the SXSW Live Stream

Written on
March 8th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

SXSW has announced it will be using using TriCaster by NewTek to give fans unprecedented access to the festival’s hottest events. For the first time,  “SXSW Live” will brings music showcases, keynote speakers, convergence panels and more through a live-stream page at www.SXSW.com/live. “Fans of SXSW want more live content,” said Russ ... more...

Is Silicon Beach the Next Silicon Valley? Tech Startups Flock to L.A.

Written on
January 30th 2013
Author
Richard L. Tso

Los Angeles is known for its sunshine, sand . . . and now silicon. Southern California, also known as ‘Silicon Beach’ by many, is quickly gaining a reputation for being the up-and-coming region for emerging technology startups. The area is attracting high-caliber talent and serious venture funding for tech-based startup ... more...

$35 Million in Funding for Content Recommendation Platform Outbrain

Written on
December 14th 2011
Author
Brian LaRue

ADOTAS - Content recommendation/discovery platform Outbrain announced today a whopping $35 million in funding, following the close of its Series D funding round and bolstered the most by Index Ventures. Prior investors Carmel Ventures and Lightspeed Venture Partners also pitched in. Outbrain now has a total of $64 million in financing. ... more...

A vicious malware attack at searches

Written on
May 15th 2009
Author
Edward Barrera

ADOTAS — A quick news glance around the webosphere and a loser Facebook poem on YouTube. Rapidly Spreading ‘Gumblar’ malware attack redirects users’ web searches. (Dark Reading) The most ridiculous Twitter @replies snafu, slowly comes to an end. (Twitter) The world can go back to fixing more mundane things, like poverty, hunger ... more...

Startups Continue Embracing Online Marketing

Written on
May 5th 2006
Author
Sarah Novotny

A report released yesterday by the Kelsey Group concludes that small and medium sized businesses, that have been in operation for 10 years or less, are embracing new media more than their older counterparts. The study found that newer businesses spend more money on traditional and online marketing with an ... more...