MOBILE ADVERTISING, ADVERTISER PLATFORMS
Businesswire | April 11, 2023
Adludio, the global AI-powered platform delivering attention-led and data-driven mobile advertising, has secured a further £2 million investment from Mercia, following an initial investment of £4 million in 2021.
This new funding round will enable Adludio to capitalize on its rapid growth in the US and launch a new fully-automated version of its platform. Powered by AI and data science, this will offer marketers a one-stop-shop for the automated design and delivery of ad campaigns that guarantee engagement.
Having produced advanced mobile creative for major brands including Ford, Land Rover Jaguar, Estée Lauder, Nike, Adidas and Microsoft, the announcement will see Adludio help even more marketers win the battle for brand attention. Currently sharing its expertise and technology with the IAB to develop this field, Adludio is redefining attention as a metric for success.
Paul Coggins, Adludio’s CEO, said: “At a time when privacy regulation is increasingly limiting the use of personal data, our sophisticated and unique combination of creative, media and AI is leading brand performance on mobile. With this additional investment from Mercia, the next stage of our AI-led platform, offering fully-automated capabilities, will provide brands and agencies the chance to translate user attention into profit.”
Founded in 2015, the company now has a presence across five US cities – New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta and Detroit - and also delivers services via resellers in Hong Kong and Singapore.
In 2022, Adludio achieved 50% growth in the US and, across the globe, has continued to increase its revenues. It has also boosted its management team with a number of leading industry figures, including Ian Liddicoat as Chief Technology Officer and Dave Ramsay as Chief Product Officer. The new version of Adludio’s platform, due to be launched in 2024, will fully automate many of its processes and offer customers a software-as-a-service (SaaS) product to manage their own campaigns.
Mercia was investing from its Northern Venture Capital Trust (VCT) Funds. Martijn Kleibergen of Mercia said: “With stricter privacy rules, relying on ‘cookies’ to deliver targeted advertising is no longer a viable option. Adludio combines strong creative campaigns with algorithms that optimize campaigns in real time to engage consumers without using personal data. This investment will enable it to continue its growth in the US and expand its client base with the launch of its new self-service platform.”
Adludio is an AI-driven technology company that delivers premium mobile advertising. As the primary means of consuming content, mobile needs to deliver interactive experiences to engage audiences, but the majority of mobile advertising remains static. Combining data-driven creativity, proprietary technology and automation with pioneering engagement metrics, Adludio delivers privacy-compliant mobile campaigns with engagement at its heart. With offices in London, Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, Detroit and Chicago, Adludio is defining the next generation of mobile brand solutions in North America and EMEA.
PR Newswire | May 17, 2023
Dotdash Meredith (DDM), the largest publisher in America, today launched D/Cipher, a groundbreaking ad targeting tool that makes intent-based targeting at scale a reality, without cookies. D/Cipher connects advertisers to consumers in key moments of intent – as they make decisions, take action, and pursue their passions across DDM's more than 40 iconic brands, on all devices and platforms. Critically, D/Cipher unlocks Apple (iOS) audiences that have been unreachable by advertising cookies for the past two years, estimated at more than 50% of U.S. digital users.
Developed and built by a world-class data science team based on billions of proprietary consumer interactions and content signals, D/Cipher identifies and harnesses consumer intent associated with every piece of DDM's expert-created, actionable, and brand-safe content. D/Cipher allows marketers to connect directly with consumers across all trusted DDM brands, like Allrecipes, PEOPLE, BHG, Byrdie, InStyle, Verywell, FOOD & WINE, Travel & Leisure, Southern Living, Verywell, The Spruce, and Investopedia. DDM brands help 30 million people each day, and D/Cipher gets smarter with each interaction.
"At DDM, our billions of historical consumer signals offer a unique window into how people make decisions and the intent behind their actions," said Joetta Gobell, PhD, SVP, Data Strategy and Insights at DDM. "D/Cipher uniquely translates user intent into targetable marketing segments so advertisers can reach the right person at the right time with the right message, at scale," she said.
As part of the launch, DDM is also announcing the new Dotdash Meredith Performance Guarantee. For marketers using D/Cipher Intent Targeting, DDM will guarantee a performance lift vs. cookie-based or other based audience-based targeting.
"The biggest problem with online advertising today is that cookies don't work and are going away," said Neil Vogel, CEO at DDM. "We are the only publisher able to combine iconic brands, scale, and intent-driven data to solve this. We can now target based on user needs and intent in a way that is markedly superior to cookie or audience-based targeting. And we guarantee it."
For more on D/Cipher, visit dotdashmeredith.com/advertising.
About Dotdash Meredith
Dotdash Meredith is the largest print and digital publisher in America. Nearly 200 million people trust us each month to help them make decisions, take action, and find inspiration. Dotdash Meredith's over 40 iconic brands include PEOPLE, Better Homes & Gardens, Verywell, FOOD & WINE, The Spruce, Allrecipes, Byrdie, REAL SIMPLE, Investopedia, and Southern Living. Dotdash Meredith is based in New York City and is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IAC).
PR Newswire | June 01, 2023
Vpon Big Data Group (Vpon), a leading big data company in Asia, has announced a strategic partnership with VIOOH, the world's foremost high-quality digital out-of-home advertising supply-side platform. This collaboration leverages Vpon's diverse and extensive mobile data and AI creative technology, "InVnity", along with VIOOH's global digital outdoor advertising programmatic inventories. The partnership enables advertisers to display their content on a specific day or time period through programmatic buying, with advertising visuals created by "InVnity" artificial intelligence for varying target audience.
As a multinational big data expert, Vpon reaches over 900 million mobile devices every month, holds a vast amount of mobile device data, and possesses high-quality media resources in the Asia-Pacific region. Recently, Vpon has successfully developed the AI visual creative generator "InVnity". The AI system is able to generate unique advertising content automatically based on user device tags including age, location, and preferences. Each advertising copy and image is created specifically for different audiences, delivering the advertiser's message to each potential customer in a more personalized and targeted manner. With an extensive data collection system, Vpon is enriching and will continue to enrich "InVnity" and its machine learning with big data.
VIOOH is the world's leading premium digital out-of-home advertising supplier platform, currently covering 19 markets worldwide. Steered by a team of experts in digital out-of-home advertising and programmatic technology, VIOOH is transforming the out-of-home (OOH) industry through programmatic functions and data support.
"We are very pleased to announce that VIOOH and Vpon Big Data Group has established a strategic partnership." Said Calvin Chan, CEO of VIOOH China. "Through the partnership with VIOOH, Vpon's clients can now purchase VIOOH's quality global DOOH inventory through Vpon's DSP. This allows more media planners and advertisers to obtain programmatic digital Out-Of-Home advertising in omni-channel sales activities (Omni-Channel), which is one of the key areas of interest for the market now."
"95% of brand advertisers believe that more and more resources will be placed on the programmatic advertising trading platform in the upcoming future." Said Arthur Chan, Chief Operating Officer of Vpon Big Data Group, expressed his honor to be a strategic partner with VIOOH. He emphasized the complementary nature of big data and AI, and how Vpon's partnership with VIOOH allows them to deliver tailor-made advertisements that instantly reach the most relevant audience group. Arthur believes that this partnership will transform the Out-OfHome industry, meeting the increasing global demand for programmatic advertising trading platforms.
Arthur is excited about the grow and glow of the industry-leading AI advertising creative system "InVnity", ""InVnity" is currently learning and improving with Vpon's own mobile data, while the AI system can also test the effectiveness of Vpon's advertisements with countless creatives, amplifying new efficiencies that are beyond human capacities."
About Vpon Big Data Group
Vpon Big Data Group, a leading big data company focused on data analytics built with cutting-edge technologies to provide clients with the broadest set of mobile data across Asia in delivering effective mobile data-driven marketing solutions. Supported by the accumulation of massive data from 900 million mobile devices and strategic partnership with premium media resources across APAC, Vpon provides clients with customized data-centric marketing solutions, including data analytics services, brand awareness, performance-driven and cross border marketing solutions.
VIOOH is a leading premium global digital out of home supply side platform. Launched in 2018 and with headquarters in London, VIOOH's platform connects buyers and sellers in a premium marketplace, making OOH easily accessible.
Led by a team of digital OOH and programmatic tech experts, VIOOH is pioneering the transformation of the OOH sector, championing its role in enhancing omni-channel digital campaigns through the use of programmatic capabilities and data. VIOOH currently trades programmatically in 19 markets, with more to follow.