Augeo | February 20, 2023
Augeo, an enterprise engagement platform technology, has recently acquired Brand Networks, a social media marketing pioneer, for increasing engagement over social media platforms. In addition, its data collection and engagement solution, Valor Siren Ventures, participated with Augeo in this transaction.
Brand Networks offers AI-powered tools to enhance advertising investments, media buying, and authentic employee advocacy through software solutions and clean room collaboration technology to turn audiences and first-party data over social media platforms into monetization. These services will help marketers, advertising companies like Augeo and creator communities with the creation, publication, and measurement of organic content in real-time on behalf of the organization. It leverages AI and machine learning algorithms for building brand relationships with customers through social media platforms like Pinterest, Snapchat, TikTok, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Meta. Garros Group, an investment bank in the advertising sector, served as a financial and strategic advisor for Brand Networks.
Founder and CEO of Augeo, David Kristal, said, "We are eager to cultivate Brand Network's innovative paid social solutions that optimize cross-platform advertising budgets with data-driven strategies. Moreover, there is not a more authentic and inspired strategy to advance brand experiences than through the passion and advocacy of that brand's employees, customers, and partners. We recognize the power of synthesizing brand advocates across social media to deepen the connection to stakeholders and local communities." He added, "Augeo's acquisition of Brand Networks extends opportunities for our clients to leverage genuine employee advocacy—creating a unique and inevitable intersection of marketing and HR. Every day, thousands of employees are activated on behalf of major brands through Brand Networks, and we are excited to scale their efforts and accelerate the power of their solutions for our respective clients."
(Source – Cision PR Newswire)
Headquartered in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Augeo, an advertising solutions provider, has been offering services for enterprise-level loyalty and engagement platforms and experience design since 1999. In addition, it serves solutions for loyalty programs, channel loyalty, employee recognition, sales incentives, web3 experiences, strategic gifting, event production, customer loyalty, experiential marketing, workplace engagement, digital agency services, employee engagement, card-linking experiences, B2B loyalty, membership benefits, employee recognition and rewards, insurance and voluntary benefits, custom solutions, and affinity partner networks.
Zeta | December 06, 2022
Zeta Global (NYSE:ZETA), a cloud-based marketing technology company that empowers enterprises to acquire, grow, and retain customers more efficiently, today announced support for the AWS for Advertising & Marketing initiative from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to help accelerate advertising and marketing transformation.
AWS for Advertising & Marketing is an initiative featuring services and solutions purpose-built to meet the needs of marketers, advertising agencies, publishers, technology providers, and analytics service providers. The initiative helps enterprises deliver personalized experiences to consumers, optimize performance and cost, and innovate on audience segmentation and attribution, while also simplifying the process to select the right tools and partners to help accelerate their growth.
Zeta understands that today’s macro-economic environment paired with an always-changing digital landscape is challenging marketers to acquire new customers, maintain loyalty, and grow purchase size and frequency in order to deliver higher return on investment. Additionally, marketers must meet the needs of consumers who continue to demand highly personalized and relevant experiences. The Zeta Marketing Platform, which is available in AWS Marketplace, is built for marketers’ needs in the evolving industry by making real growth easier by unifying identity, intelligence, and activation to deliver better experiences for consumers and better results for brands.
“We support AWS as they continue to help innovate marketing technology services and solutions purpose-built to meet the needs of our customers, which include Fortune 500 and middle market marketers, publishers, and solution providers,” said David A. Steinberg, Co-Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Zeta.
“We support AWS as they continue to help innovate marketing technology services and solutions purpose-built to meet the needs of our customers, which include Fortune 500 and middle market marketers, publishers, and solution providers,” said David A. Steinberg, Co-Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Zeta. “We expect that this initiative will help Zeta make advancements that support today’s CMO in delivering individualized experiences for consumers and accelerating real growth opportunities for their businesses.”
AWS empowers advertisers and marketers to reinvent workloads with solutions to improve audience and customer data management, privacy-enhanced data collaboration, advertising platforms, marketing measurement and ad intelligence, and personalized digital customer experiences. For customers looking for prescriptive, solution-specific support, AWS for Advertising & Marketing identifies leading industry partners, such as Zeta Global, in each sector.
Zeta is a member of the AWS Partner Network (APN) and participates in the AWS Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Accelerate Program, a co-sell program that provides software solutions that run on or integrate with AWS.
Zeta Marketing Platform is available in AWS Marketplace here.
Zeta Global Holdings Corp. (NYSE:ZETA) is a leading data-driven, cloud-based marketing technology company that empowers enterprises to acquire, grow and retain customers. The Company’s Zeta Marketing Platform (the “ZMP”) is the largest omnichannel marketing platform with identity data at its core. The ZMP analyzes billions of structured and unstructured data points to predict consumer intent by leveraging sophisticated artificial intelligence to personalize experiences at scale. Founded in 2007 by David A. Steinberg and John Sculley, the Company is headquartered in New York City. For more information, please go to www.zetaglobal.com.
Audiencerate, Equativ | December 02, 2022
Audiencerate, the identity hub enabling data-driven advertising, today announced a partnership with Equativ, a leading independent ad monetisation and curation platform. The partnership enables buy-side clients and data owners to harness the combined power of data targeting and premium cross-publisher inventory to deliver tailored addressable advertising.
By activating Audiencerate’s proprietary data via Equativ’s Buyer Connect digital ad curation platform, advertisers will be able to layer audience segments across premium publisher inventory. This allows them to utilise additional campaign targeting and optimisation capabilities, to maximise media investment and campaign performance, by reaching tailored audiences with more relevant ads, based on user behaviour, at scale.
In addition, data owners with access to the Audiencerate data onboarding platform can leverage the integration to seamlessly onboard, market and monetise their data via the Equativ curation platform, among a variety of other demand-side platforms (DSPs) and supply-side platforms (SSPs). The integration between Audiencerate and Equativ establishes a direct data bridge between the two platforms to ensure fast and simple data onboarding, driving efficient programmatic campaign activation.
Alvaro Megias, Head of Operations & Marketing, Audiencerate: “This exciting new partnership opens our proprietary audiences, and those from other data owners, to the Equativ curation platform, an environment that is becoming increasingly popular to advertisers."
Alvaro Megias, Head of Operations & Marketing, Audiencerate: “This exciting new partnership opens our proprietary audiences, and those from other data owners, to the Equativ curation platform, an environment that is becoming increasingly popular to advertisers. The platform provides transparency for advertisers and helps maximise media investment which perfectly align with our goals as a business. It’s a true meeting of our technology, people and values.”
Sara Weber, Director, Platform Partnerships, Equativ: “The creation of valuable private marketplaces is not just a trend – Equativ’s alliance with Audiencerate’s robust user data is a consolidation of what this key offering represents to buyers and publishers: addressability, reliability and scalability, all while benefiting industry professionals and respecting consumer privacy. We are excited to work with the Audiencerate team and are looking forward to expanding the scope of our partnership to benefit marketers, media owners, and data providers across the market.”
Privacy compliance is core to the Audiencerate platform which adheres to all local data protection and privacy regulations, including GDPR, CCPA & TCF 2.0. Data is encrypted across all stages of the journey.