BRAND MARKETING, AD TECH AND MARTECH, ADVERTISER PLATFORMS
Start.io | December 28, 2022
For efficient and effective mobile application ad targeting, the purchase and placement of ad space are automated using software for programmatic media buying. Deriving the maximum monetization benefits from programmatic media buying optimizes ad revenues and helps generate a higher return on investment (ROI) for advertisers.
For this, Start.io, a popular software development kit (SDK) and monetization software, is partnering with Nimbus, a header bidding platform for programmatic media buying. Start.io's SDK is used by over half a million apps each month. The partnership will allow mobile publishers and developers to access first-price auction bidders through Nimbus in order to maximize revenue and provide polished ad experiences.
Avoiding advertisers from paying for ads that are not seen by users and only paying for the ads that are seen by users helps optimize the advertising ROI. Nimbus’ header bidding platform for programmatic media buying aims to benefit both the advertisers and the publishers with its innovative collaboration.
Start.io and Nimbus together will provide some of the most comprehensive reporting with their edges in monetization and ad auctions, respectively. Nimbus is a new, agnostic ad platform that combines a competitive programmatic auction with comprehensive reporting. Start.io is a mobile marketing and audience platform that uses direct integration with over 500,000 monthly active apps to provide access to global first-party data for predicting behaviors and identifying growth opportunities. The partnership between the two companies will make more inventory available and combine the audience-based demand from Start.io with the demand from Nimbus.
Real-time bidding (RTB) during ads allows advertisers to bid on ad inventory in real time through an auction process. On the other hand, programmatic direct will let advertisers buy ad space from publishers in real time, so they won't have to go through an auction. This will make ads look better. This creates an advertising ecosystem that works better for both publishers and advertisers.
"Partnering with Nimbus allows us to offer additional integration methods with publishers through the Nimbus in-app bidding solution. I'm excited to see the results this partnership will bring to both Start.io and Nimbus." - Ravit Ross, Start.io CRO
We are excited to partner with Start.io to offer publishers another premium and diverse demand partner. Start.io has a rich history within the app ecosystem, and we look forward to them bringing that experience to the Nimbus umbrella of demand partners."
- Adam Gray, Sr. Director of Programmatic Growth, Nimbus
Start.io is a mobile marketing and audience platform that uses AI for more efficient, effective, and precise mobile marketing and audience targeting. Our mission is to empower marketers and developers by reinventing mobile marketing and providing easy marketing solutions. Start.io's direct integration with 500,000 mobile apps that are used at least once a month gives it access to a level of global first-party data that has never been seen before. This data can be used to understand and predict behavior, find new opportunities, and fuel growth.
DISPLAY ADVERTISING, MOBILE ADVERTISING
Clinch | January 20, 2023
Clinch, a leader in dynamic ad serving and personalization and the creator of Flight Control, the Omnichannel Campaign Activation Platform, recently announced the launch of the Figma-Clinch Exporter Plugin, which allows designers to import the Figma designs into Flight Control for efficient dynamic ad creation.
Flight Control provides users with complete freedom and command over every aspect of the campaign activation process, including ad serving, creative authoring, and mapping. Using the plugin, designers can integrate multi-layout/multi-layer design compositions directly and smoothly into Flight Control, substantially accelerating the speed at which campaigns reach the market by minimizing the number of steps necessary to develop innovative variations.
Head of Product at Clinch, Adi Raz, said, "Flight Control was built to accommodate best-in-class tools and technologies that serve the campaign activation process." He added, "For the first time, ads created in Figma can be directly connected to a wide range of data sources that let them speak more relevantly to each consumer, and unlock the full potential of dynamic creative optimization."
(Source – Cision PR Newswire)
The immersive user interface, creative authoring tools, and dynamic mapping capabilities of Flight Controls make it simple to convert Figma assets into HTML or image advertisements with dynamic functionalities, with content that can be modified on the fly and directly sent to live campaigns.
Clinch is the acknowledged leader in multichannel ad serving. The company's AI-driven dynamic personalization solution offers custom-tailored ad experiences across all channels, resulting in industry-leading performance and ROI. In addition, Flight Control, Clinch's Omnichannel Campaign Activation Platform, allows agencies and brands to manage the whole campaign lifecycle. It allows planning through activation and measurement, on a single platform, ultimately boosting their productivity, efficiency, and profitability. It automates workflows and utilizes data to personalize and improve display and video ad experiences at scale, spanning programmatic, social media, CTV, native, in-app, and digital out-of-home (DOOH).
Hivestack | March 02, 2023
On March 1, 2023, Hivestack, a prominent independent provider of programmatic technology for digital out-of-home (DOOH) advertising, has joined forces with Winkel Media. Winkel Media is a Latin American company specializing in intelligent digital media and data analytics. They operate a network of over 5,000 prime retail store screens throughout Mexico, Peru, Colombia, and Ecuador.
Through this partnership, Winkel Media's advanced DOOH inventory, driven by data, will be integrated into Hivestack's supply-side platform (SSP), enabling advertisers worldwide to launch campaigns through open exchange and private marketplace deals (PMP).
Winkel Media's DOOH screens use AI and data-driven strategies to provide effective and measurable advertising campaigns in retail stores, targeting audiences’ near points of sale. With 500 store locations, these screens can reach over 3 million people monthly, generating around 6,500 impressions per day for advertisers. Advertisers, including local and international brands, agencies, and omnichannel DSPs, can benefit from the successful targeting and measurement capabilities of both Hivestack and Winkel Media to achieve their business goals.
In Latin America, the programmatic advertising market has been growing due to advertisers and media owners shifting towards data-driven strategies. Hivestack and Winkel Media are committed to utilizing cutting-edge technology to help their clients reach a wider audience and achieve their goals. Hivestack provides advertisers with advanced targeting options, flexible buying models, comprehensive audience measurement tools, and media owners with a platform to offer their inventory to buyers across 25 global markets through adaptable mediums.
Hivestack is a leading global advertising technology company that provides programmatic solutions for digital out-of-home (DOOH) advertising. The firm was founded in 2015 and has increased to become one of the most prominent players in the industry. Hivestack's programmatic platform lets advertisers buy and sell DOOH advertising space in real time. It enables them to reach audiences on digital screens in public places such as airports, shopping centers, and train stations. Hivestack's technology uses advanced algorithms to target and deliver highly relevant and personalized consumer ads. The company is known for its innovative approach to programmatic DOOH advertising and has received several industry awards for its cutting-edge technology.