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.
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.
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.
About Rubicon Project
Rubicon Project is the leading independent advertising technology company for the comScore 500. REVV, Rubicon Project’s real-time trading platform, reaches a global audience of 200 million U.S. and 646 million global unique visitors monthly, the largest reach on the internet (as measured by comScore). REVV helps publishers including one-third of the comScore 100 make more money by automating and optimizing monetization of their digital media advertising inventory through a real-time auction to digital ad buyers. Hundreds of buyer channels representing more than 70,000 end advertisers access and bid on Rubicon Project’s publishers’ inventory, forming one of the largest scale transaction marketplaces in any industry.
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.
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.
Collective is the leader in data-driven, multiscreen advertising solutions for 75 of the top 100 national advertisers. Through data science, Collective connects brands to audiences with high impact personalized advertising experiences across display, video, mobile, and social. Our technology solutions include Ensemble, our audience buying, creative optimization, and analytics platform for advertisers, and AMP, our data and media management platform for publishers. Headquartered in New York with offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London, and India, Collective has been recognized for its rapid growth on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 and Inc. Collective's investors include Accel Partners, Greycroft Partners, and iNovia Capital. For more information, please visit www.collective.com.
About Microsoft Advertising
As gaming continues to grow in popularity, advertisers have an unprecedented opportunity to connect with highly engaged users around the globe. With Gaming Solutions from Microsoft Advertising, you can more effectively reach your target audience—whether it’s women or men, teens or adults, casual gamers or hard-core gaming enthusiasts.
With Xbox, Zune, MSN Games, Games on Windows Live Messenger, and in-game advertising with the Massive Network, you can generate brand awareness and interact with an audience that is influential, social, and spends a significant amount of time online.
The BBC is one of the most respected brands on the Internet and offers up to the minute international news, business, sports, weather, lifestyle and technology content and in depth analysis. With staff in 43 global offices, the BBC provides a truly international perspective on world events and entertainment. BBC.com is the online expression of the BBC outside of the UK and is run by BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC. In November 2007, the site introduced advertising outside of the UK to an audience of 26* million unique users generating revenues to reinvest in BBC content and services. *Source: comScore – 6 months average (Jan to June 08).
Buzzwire is the first and only user-driven mobile site featuring the best of the mobile Web. Users can discover, review, and engage with the most popular stories, sites, videos, music, photos, and people pulsing through the mobile community. Free to consumers, Buzzwire works on any mobile phone with Web access. The company's history of innovation in pioneering mobile Web and video services is marked by deals to power Verizon's m.vcast and viral video services for AT&T and Alltel. For more information, go to www.buzzwire.com.
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.
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 google.com.
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 Keibi Technologies, Inc.
Keibi Technologies provides solutions and services for the classification and analysis of user generated content, allowing our customers to safely leverage and better monetize this fast growing medium. The Keibi Moderation Suite allows publishers, ad networks, and social media platforms to protect their members, advertisers, and their own brands by quickly identifying and removing content that violates a community's terms of service. These capabilities are offered both as a hosted solution for use by moderation and customer service teams and as a turn-key service for those companies who would like to completely outsource the moderation effort. For more information, visit www.keibitech.com.
Peer39 is recognized as the global leader in semantic advertising technology. We help networks and exchanges, agencies, premium publishers and emerging advertising platforms boost ROI by leveraging semantic targeting capabilities while protecting advertiser brands in real time. Using natural language processing and machine learning, Peer39's patented algorithms increase the value of online content by understanding meaning and sentiment, and matching the most relevant ad to the page. The company was founded in 2006 by engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs from leading Internet companies and academic research centers. Headquartered in New York City, Peer39 maintains an R&D center in Israel.
A global leader in creative services, online media operations, and reporting/analytics with over 900 employees, Theorem helps publishers, networks, technology providers, agencies, and brands scale their online 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 theoreminc.net and theoremcreations.com.
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