Real-time ad analytics platform Pixalate raised $4.6m to help advertisers improve their online marketing campaigns and optimize their spending.
12 December 2013
Facebook will join the benchmark S&P 500 index next week, cementing the social-networking company’s recovery from the turbulence that followed last year’s IPO.
YouTube would bring in $5.6bn in gross ad revenue this year, according to eMarketer’s analysis of advertisers’ spend on the platform.
11 December 2013
Yahoo acqui-hires the team behind the cross-platform video streaming app called QuickIO. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Extole, which runs a social advocacy platform for brands to drive measurable results through word of mouth marketing, raised $5m in new funding.
10 December 2013
Mobile rewards network PaeDae raised $11.6m in funding to expand beyond rewards to new forms of premium advertising. The company hopes to create a new generation of advertising tools to help game and app creators retain and engage users for[...]
It’s been a big year in consumer tech. From companies trying to change health care to startups trying to waste your time, here is the list of the best startups that launched in 2013.
This fall, Yahoo began serious talks to buy photo-sharing startup Imgur, according to a source with first-hand knowledge of those discussions.
Simulmedia, creator of a digital ad targeting platform for television, closed a $25m round, led by Valiant Capital and R&R Ventures, bringing its total raised in 5 years to $58m.
Facebook plans to expand its research laboratory dedicated entirely to artificial intelligence and hired NYU professor Yann LeCun to spearhead the effort.