AudienceScience is a global digital marketing technology company enabling universal access to audiences through the AudienceScience Gateway. The AudienceScience Gateway is a proprietary audience delivery platform that unleashes the power of data, making it simple to create, understand, and engage relevant audiences. By leveraging industry leading technology, superior service, and unique data assets, AudienceScience drives digital marketing success for advertisers, agencies, publishers, and technology partners. Since 2003, AudienceScience has powered over 300,000 successfully targeted campaigns worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.AudienceScience.com and follow @AudienceScience on Twitter.
Compete, a Kantar Media company, helps the world's top brands improve their marketing based on the online behavior of millions of consumers. Leading advertisers, agencies, and publishers rely on Compete's products and services to create engaging online experiences and highly profitable advertising campaigns. Compete's online panel—the largest in the industry—makes the web as ingrained in marketing as it is in people's lives. Compete is located in Boston, MA, with offices throughout the U.S. For more information, please visit www.compete.com.
Google’s innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day. Founded in 1998 by Stanford Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google today is a top web property in all major global markets. Google’s targeted advertising program, which is the largest and fastest growing in the industry, provides businesses of all sizes with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. Google is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, visit www.google.com.
About Operative Media
Operative Media (www.operative.com) is the advertising business management company. Our core purpose is to allow the media and advertising industries to run increasingly complex businesses with simplicity. Operative’s next-generation, SaaS platform and services help media industry leaders balance efficiency with innovation to reduce transaction costs and boost advertising revenue. Operative brings together the processes and systems necessary to package, sell, traffic, manage, optimize, and collect revenue on advertising products. More than 200 companies rely on Operative to manage over $6 billion in ad revenue annually, including The Wall Street Journal, MSN, OMD, NBC Universal, and National Public Media.
PubMatic is the technology platform that powers the programmatic advertising strategy of leading publishers and premium brands. Our innovative solutions help content providers drive the highest value for their digital media assets and provide consumers with a more personalized advertising experience across display, mobile, and video. PubMatic's One Platform, proprietary technology and advanced mobile capabilities are utilized by a global roster of comScore publishers. Pioneering online auctions for the buying and selling of media through Real-Time Bidding and Private Marketplace, PubMatic also works with over 400 advertising partners and has offices worldwide with headquarters in Redwood City, California.
About Rubicon Project
Rubicon Project pioneered advertising automation and is now doing for advertising what companies like NASDAQ did for stock trading. The company’s automated advertising platform is used by more than 700 of the world’s premium publishers and applications to transact with over 100,000 advertising brands globally.
A company driven by innovation, Rubicon Project has engineered the Advertising Automation Cloud, one of the largest real-time cloud and Big Data computing systems, processing trillions of transactions within milliseconds each month. According to comScore March 2014, Rubicon Project reaches 97 percent of U.S. Internet users per month. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Rubicon Project has ten offices across the globe including New York, San Francisco, Paris, Hamburg, Sydney, London and Tokyo.
About Right Media, a Yahoo! Company
Right Media, the world’s trusted digital advertising marketplace, launched the first global digital advertising exchange in 2005, evolving to support the needs of businesses in today’s digital media world. From sellers maximizing yield to buyers optimizing their ROI, businesses choose Right Media as the premium, trusted destination where they can build invaluable relationships. With the market as fragmented and complex as it is today, Right Media provides needed simplicity and control by combining multiple supply sources through one flexible interface.
Admeld helps the world’s top online publishers sell their ad inventory smarter. Built and run by publishing veterans, the company provides its clients with expertise and technology to capture new revenue streams, control how they sell each impression, and protect their data and brand. Admeld customers include Answers.com, Discovery Communications, FOX News, Hearst Television, IDG TechNetwork, The Weather Channel, and more than 500 others worldwide. The company is headquartered in New York with offices in London, Berlin, San Francisco, and Toronto. Visit www.admeld.com for more information.
Akamai Advertising Decision Solutions (ADS) helps you connect with targeted and in-market audiences, without the use of tracking pixels. To do this, Akamai uses robust shopping data collected from its online shopping data co-operative. Akamai ADS Predictive Targeting enables direct marketers to drive incremental sales by accurately targeting buyers who are in-market today for what they sell. Predictive targeting campaigns can then be run on Akamai’s ad network: acerno.
Collective is a leading data-driven, programmatic advertising company that connects brand marketers to audiences with personalized ad experiences across screens and formats. Collective's unified view of the consumer platform breaks down traditional media silos and enables brands to control audience reach & frequency and choreograph messaging across TV, PC, tablet and smartphone devices. Headquartered in New York with offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London and Bangalore. Collective is backed by Accel Partners, Cox Media Group, Greycroft Partners, iNovia Capital and Samsung Ventures. To learn more about Collective, visit www.collective.com
FreeWheel helps the largest players in the television industry make money from their ad-supported content through a robust technology platform for ad management and monetization, a private marketplace for premium television inventory, and advisory services. FreeWheel’s solutions are used by companies like ABC, AOL, DIRECTV, ESPN, NBCUniversal, BSkyB, Turner Broadcasting System, and Viacom to profitably monetize their professional content on desktop, mobile, OTT, and traditional STB devices. For more information, visit freewheel.tv. Follow the company @FreeWheel.
About Geeknet Media
Geeknet Media has built the leading social technology communities on the web. Slashdot pioneered “Social Media” in 1997; Freecode started in 1998 and built the Web’s largest index of Linux, Unix and cross-platform software, and mobile applications; and Sourceforge has been innovating online Open Source Software creation and distribution since 1999. Geeknet Media has been serving IT pros with tools and forums they need to make the right technology decisions to help advance their careers for 15+ years. Visit www.geeknetmedia.com to learn more.
Microsoft helps consumers connect with brands through experiences that enhance their digital lives. Microsoft does this by providing advertisers, publishers, and developers with cross-platform opportunities to create meaningful and profitable customer engagement across the Microsoft devices and services people love, including Windows 8 apps, Windows Phone, Xbox, Skype, Bing, and MSN. Microsoft also offers advertisers a media network that reaches hundreds of millions of consumers around the world; and services and sales support technology that helps untangle the complexities of digital media to get more value from marketing and content investments. More information is available at microsoft.com.
Unicast has been providing state-of-the-art rich media solutions for publishers, agencies and advertisers since 1998. Integrating creative support with campaign management and detailed analytics, Unicast technologies empower customers to manage the complex process of deploying online advertising campaigns. Unicast is a proud member of the DG family of companies—a multichannel distribution network of thousands of advertisers and media publishers worldwide. Today, our solutions are leveraged globally by some of the world's most esteemed brands, including AOL, Fox Interactive Media, MSN, MindShare, NBC Universal, ABC, CBS and Initiative Media.
Adify provides technology, services, and expertise so advertisers, entrepreneurs and media companies can strategically expand their reach through thriving vertical ad networks. With Adify, publishers sell ad space to top brands; advertisers efficiently reach highly engaged audiences; and brands engage with consumer communities that influence opinions and offer valuable market insights.
Since 2005 Adify’s Network Builder technology platform and our experienced team have powered more than 200 vertical ad networks; connected more than 15,000 hand-selected, highly influential publishers; and supported the passions of millions of visitors who demand the quality content only available on specialty publishers’ sites.
Brickfish®, The Social Media Solution™, successfully creates ongoing engagement and conversations with consumers using social media. It provides a brand safe platform that energizes peer-to-peer sharing among consumers via the social web. Using the Brickfish platform, brands can run social media programs including branded viral programs, brand focused UGC programs, social promoters programs, contests, sweepstakes and more. All engagements are tracked with patent-pending Viral Map® and Geo View technologies which provide detailed data on reach, engagement and viral activity across the web. Brickfish has launched successful campaigns for BlackBerry, Estée Lauder, Microsoft, Nike, Victoria’s Secret, Coach, Givenchy, Qualcomm and more.
About Casale Media
Casale Media builds innovative, high-performance advertising technology that maximizes digital media value for publishers and advertisers. Its Index platform is the first fully transparent real-time bidding (RTB) management technology that allows publishers to access premium demand through an exchange or a publisher’s own private marketplace.
Casale Media continues to establish its presence in digital advertising through its premium ad network, MediaNet, which is powered by Optimax, the first real-time ad serving and optimization platform. The company works directly with premium media organizations, with a focus on brand-safety and control for advertisers and publishers.
About The Jordan, Edmiston Group, Inc. (JEGI)
The Jordan, Edmiston Group, the leading investment bank for media, information, marketing services and related technologies, has completed over 500 M&A transactions since 1987.
Recent digital media and technology transactions include:
- Edgar Online secured $12 million from Bain Capital Ventures;
- WebMediaBrands sold Internet.com to QuinStreet;
- Vente (online permission-based marketing) was sold to Q Interactive;
- mSnap (SMS mobile ad network) was sold to SmartReply;
- Acerno (online behavioral targeting network) was sold to Akamai;
- M:Metrics (mobile measurement) was sold to comScore; and many others.
For more information visit www.jegi.com or contact our Managing Directors at 212-754-0710.
About Men's Health & Women's Health
The Ultimate Digital Power Couple
Menshealth.com and Womenshealthmag.com are the healthy lifestyle digital resources for today’s active, achievement-oriented men and women. Updated daily, these premier online destinations are the 24/7 companions for nearly 6 million monthly unique visitors and anchor a digital portfolio that also includes 24 iPhone apps and iPad issues for both brands.
Pulse 360 (www.pulse360.com) is a data-driven ad technology company satisfying the goals of performance-based advertisers using any pricing model - CPC, CPA, CPL and CPM. The company’s flagship sponsored links network connects marketers with an audience on hundreds of premium partner sites including MSNBC, Weather.com, Gannett Digital, CNN.com, CBS Television Stations and Comcast.net. The company’s CPA product drives conversions and allows marketers highly efficient access to consumers through search, e-mail, social media and display marketing. Pulse 360’s demand side platform (DSP) solution enables marketers to connect with highly targeted display audiences, leveraging access to retargeting, third-party data providers and powerful optimization tools.
About Rocket Fuel
Rocket Fuel Inc. delivers a leading programmatic media-buying platform at Big Data scale that harnesses the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to improve marketing ROI in digital media across web, mobile, video, and social channels. Rocket Fuel powers digital advertising and marketing programs globally for customers in North America, Europe, and Japan. Customers use Rocket Fuel's Advertising That Learns ® platform to achieve brand and direct-response objectives in diverse industries from luxury cars to groceries to retail. Rocket Fuel currently operates in more than 20 offices worldwide and trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol "FUEL." For more information, please visit http://www.rocketfuel.com or call 1-888-717-8873.
SocialMedia.com has developed the first social advertising platform for publishers. The end-to-end platform supports authoring, serving and reporting functionality, enabling publishers to create and sell social ads on their inventory. The "People Powered Ads" (TM) that flow from the platform leverage social relationships, helping brands reach consumers across the web with real messages from real people. As a co-author of the IAB's Social Advertising Best Practices report, SocialMedia.com also provides leadership and guidance to assure continued consumer acceptance and response to social ads. SocialMedia.com is based in San Francisco.
A global leader in creative design & production services, online media operations and reporting/analytics with over 1400 employees, Theorem helps Publishers, Networks, Technology Providers, Agencies and Brands scale their digital operations cost effectively. Using a combination of scale, expertise and operational maturity, Theorem works with some of the most sophisticated digital marketers in the world.
Since 2002, organizations across the online ecosystem have leveraged Theorem’s expertise and experience to scale and supplement their digital media operations in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and Middle East. Learn more at www.theoreminc.net.
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