IAB Tech Lab is moving quickly to catch up with Blockchain in AdTech

This article was originally published in MarTech Today.  IAB Tech Lab launches primer and resource hub on ad-oriented blockchain tech. The new offerings are part of the Tech Lab’s efforts to bring the ad community up to speed, define key terms and metrics and separate value from hype. A week ago, its Blockchain Working Group announced… Read More IAB Tech Lab is moving quickly to catch up with Blockchain in AdTech

Programmatic advertising to drive digital OOH market to more than $5bn by 2022

This article was originally published in The Drum. The global digital out of home (DOOH) market is expected to exceed more than $5bn by 2022 at an annual rate of 10% as a result of boost in Programmatic advertising. According to MarketWatch, the report by Market Research Engine states that the major driving factors of… Read More Programmatic advertising to drive digital OOH market to more than $5bn by 2022

News: MediaMath raises $225 million

This article was originally published in The Wall Street Journal. Ad-tech company MediaMath has raised $225 million from investment firm Searchlight Capital Partners. New York-based MediaMath has raised more than $500 million to date. The latest round values the company at north of $1 billion. MediaMath operates a demand-side platform, or DSP — technology that lets… Read More News: MediaMath raises $225 million

Amobee and AMNET France Announce Strategic Collaboration on Programmatic Buying

Amobee – a leading global digital marketing technology company serving brands, agencies and trading desks – and AMNET France today announced the influential trading desk has become the first in Europe to seamlessly activate programmatic media buying over Amobee’s self-service DSP with integrated audience buying across programmatic and social. Through the strategic collaboration with Amobee,… Read More Amobee and AMNET France Announce Strategic Collaboration on Programmatic Buying

Dentsu Aegis Network and Index Exchange tie-up for ‘people-based marketing’

Denstu Aegis Network (DAN) and Index Exchange have penned an agreement that will see holding group target up to 242 million US internet users on premium websites using the programmatic outfit’s technology. The partnership means DAN’s clients can plan, buy and measure campaigns via private marketplaces (PMP) using its proprietary people-based IDs via its M1… Read More Dentsu Aegis Network and Index Exchange tie-up for ‘people-based marketing’

Digital Ad Spend Reaches an All-Time High of $88 Billion in 2017 – IAB Ad Revenue Report 2017

IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report 2017: Digital Ad Spend Reaches an all-time High of $88 Billion in 2017 with Mobile accounting for 57% of Revenue Total U.S. digital ad spend reached a record-setting $88 billion last year, according to the latest IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report, released today by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), and… Read More Digital Ad Spend Reaches an All-Time High of $88 Billion in 2017 – IAB Ad Revenue Report 2017

Video Creative Innovation for 21st Century Brand Building – A new Whitepaper by IAB

According to eMarketer, video viewing, including both linear TV & Digital Video accounted for an average of 5 hours a day among U.S. adults in 2017. Here is how to take advantage of Digital Video in a new IAB Video Creative Innovation Whitepaper: https://www.iab.com/news/video-creative-innovation/ IAB’s Video Ad Innovation Survey 2018 finds 88% of publishers, 77% of brands/agencies, and 76%… Read More Video Creative Innovation for 21st Century Brand Building – A new Whitepaper by IAB

Is Blockchain the right solution for the problem you’re facing? Find out…

The World Economic Forum recently published a whitepaper: Blockchain Beyond the Hype, a practical framework for business leaders. These 11 questions will help you make a quick initial assessment of whether blockchain is the right solution for the problem you are facing. Great decision making model and framework by The World Economic Forum. The below… Read More Is Blockchain the right solution for the problem you’re facing? Find out…

Smartphone video is fastest growing online ad format

As published by IAB UK: https://www.iabuk.com/press-release/smartphone-video-fastest-growing-online-ad-format Smartphone video is fastest growing online ad format Near half-billion £ rise on smartphone video ads a key factor as phones overtake computers for internet time. Advertisers spent £476 million more on smartphone video ads in 2017, making it the fastest-growing online ad format, according to the latest Digital… Read More Smartphone video is fastest growing online ad format