Genus AI | October 09, 2020
Genus AI, an artificial intelligence company focused on scaling emotional intelligence in interactions between brands and customers to drive business growth, today announced a new Artificial Intelligence (AI) solution for e-commerce and direct-to-consumer brands, the Genus AI Growth Platform, which represents a breakthrough in the way marketers segment their customers and develop their campaign content. With a suite of AI-powered digital tools, the Growth Platform creates superior customer model, segmentation and specific content evaluation for increased campaign conversions and ROAS. "After years of working with the world's leading direct-to-consumer brands, we see that it is easy to scale the number of interactions but still very hard to scale the quality of these interactions to drive efficient growth," said Dr. Tadas Jucikas, CEO, Genus AI. "Our new Growth Platform is designed to provide a seamless integration of enriched customer data enabling brands to select the most impactful content from their vast content libraries where the platform manages multiple digital advertising campaigns. During the pandemic our technology has provided a much needed competitive advantage to brands and opened the door to one-to-one emotional intelligence at scale." One of the direct to consumer brands successfully adopting the Genus AI Growth Platform is Hunt a Killer, a popular monthly subscription gaming company.
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Mediavine | November 16, 2021
Mediavine, the largest exclusive full-service ad management firm in the U.S., has partnered with Colossus SSP to increase diversity in programmatic ad spend across Mediavine's minority-owned inventory from its network of 8,300+ independent publishers. Colossus SSP is operating on the Mediavine Exchange, the company's proprietary server-to-server (S2S) technology. Since onboarding in July, Colossus SSP has quickly jumped into the top ten Mediavine monetization partners, and ranks the highest-performing partner tested in the last 18 months overall.
Colossus SSP is a custom supply side platform that delivers a diverse marketplace, enabling brands of all sizes to connect with multicultural and general market audiences at scale. The SSP is minority-owned, with an inclusive market approach and a track record of working with independent publishers that have strong niche audiences.
"By partnering with Colossus SSP, the largest multicultural media marketplace in the industry, we're strengthening our commitment to diversity and providing long-overdue representation of diverse publishers and audiences in the advertising ecosystem," said Mediavine Co-Founder and CEO Eric Hochberger. "We've only scratched the surface of capabilities between Mediavine and Colossus SSP, and we look forward to driving pivotal results ahead."
"Mediavine's diverse publisher portfolio and server-to-server technology have made them an ideal partner – and the traction we've achieved has been significant," said Colossus SSP CEO Lashawnda Goffin. "Our success points to a growing commitment among buyers to intentionally invest programmatically in multicultural audiences and minority-owned properties. We were able to rapidly tap into the demand and provide value for both marketers and independent publishers."
About Colossus SSP
Part of Direct Digital Holdings, Colossus SSP is a proprietary supply side platform that delivers a diverse marketplace, enabling brands of all sizes to connect with multicultural and general market audiences at scale. In addition, the company's consulting arm provides brand marketers with meaningful insights and actionable guidance for connecting with a variety of curated audiences—Black, Hispanic, Asian, LGBTQ, and more.
Mediavine is the largest exclusive full-service ad management company in the United States, representing and monetizing 8,300+ publisher partner websites in addition to its owned and operated properties. Mediavine proudly ranks as a Comscore top five lifestyle property with 130 million unique monthly visitors and 17 billion monthly ad impressions.
IAS | December 09, 2021
Integral Ad Science (Nasdaq: IAS), a global leader in digital media quality, today announced an advanced integration with Mediaocean, providing a new level of automated campaign management. Now media buyers and planners can seamlessly set up, launch, and adjust their digital campaigns within Mediaocean buyer workflow (Prisma) and automatically populate this information within IAS Signal. Initially available to select advertisers, this enhanced integration will launch globally in early 2022.
"Since launching IAS Signal, we've accelerated our product innovation and expanded critical partnerships, including our work with Mediaocean, to give advertisers the latest tools to manage digital media quality," said Lisa Utzschneider, CEO, IAS. "Speed is critical in our business, and this integration will be transformational for advertisers looking to launch campaigns faster while aligning to media quality standards."
Now advertisers working with both IAS and Mediaocean can quickly and easily activate their campaigns, all in one place. Within the Mediaocean platform, advertisers can:
Use automatic campaign creation tools to enter information just once, launch faster, and focus more time on optimization.
Maintain and easily adjust campaign settings, such as media partners or run dates, while in-flight to appear in both platforms.
Reduce time spent on campaign launch and billing from days to minutes.
"We're thrilled to extend our partnership with IAS, making it even easier for our joint customers to manage their campaigns," said Ben Kartzman, COO, Mediaocean. "With this integration, we're continuing to help advertisers control their marketing investments and optimize business outcomes."
With more than $200 billion in annualized media spend managed through Mediaocean, the integration with IAS Signal means advertisers can manage their investments more efficiently.
About Integral Ad Science
Integral Ad Science (IAS) is a global leader in digital media quality. IAS makes every impression count, ensuring that ads are viewable by real people, in safe and suitable environments, activating contextual targeting, and driving supply path optimization. Our mission is to be the global benchmark for trust and transparency in digital media quality for the world's leading brands, publishers, and platforms. We do this through data-driven technologies with actionable real-time signals and insight. Founded in 2009 and headquartered in New York, IAS works with thousands of top advertisers and premium publishers worldwide. For more information, visit integralads.com.
Mediaocean is the mission-critical platform for omnichannel advertising. With more than $200 billion in annualized media spend managed through its software, Mediaocean connects brands, agencies, media, technology, and data. Using AI and machine learning technology to control marketing investments and optimize business outcomes, Mediaocean powers campaigns from planning, buying, ad serving, and creative personalization to analysis, optimization, invoices, and payments. Mediaocean employs 1,500 staff across 30 global offices and supports over 100,000 people using its products