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ExchangeWire | March 23, 2023
Equativ, the leading independent ad tech platform, and Seedtag, the leader in contextual advertising, announce today (March 21st, 2023) the extension of their global strategic partnership into Equativ’s curation offering. Seedtag has selected Equativ’s curation platform to enrich its contextual targeting solution with the power of Equativ’s targeting capabilities and premium ecosystem. The common goal of this partnership is to empower buyers to engage with relevant audiences across brand-suitable premium content with full respect to their data privacy.
Building on Equativ’s curation offering, advertisers will benefit from Seedtag’s contextual AI solution LIZ© that leverages the power of machine learning to provide a human-like understanding of content to deliver precise targeting in a cookieless environment. This is an important advantage as third-party cookies and identifiers are set to disappear. Through this integration into Equativ’s curation platform, Seedtag will be able to create a 100% cookieless contextual marketplace enabling advertisers to drive campaign performance and brand recognition through brand-suitable ad placement across high-quality cross-publisher inventory. This partnership also allows buyers to run private marketplace (PMP), programmatic guaranteed (PG), and direct deals via Equativ with access to Seedtag’s exclusive inventory to deliver ads in the right place.
In addition, Seedtag is renewing its existing partnership with Equativ as its primary SSP after a successful four-year collaboration spanning several European markets specifically in Spain which saw a more than 100% revenue increase in Q1 2022 compared to Q1 2021.
Ingrid Couasnon, EVP EMEA at Equativ, comments: “We are pleased to extend our global strategic partnership with Seedtag. The integration of their unique contextual AI capabilities into our curation platform will support the creation of closer relationships between buyers and sellers. In the face of the end of third-party cookies, it is critical that we offer privacy-first, transparent, and effective solutions to media buyers everywhere."
Grego Martínez, VP of product at Seedtag, states: "Over the past few months, we have been working on developing a tool that would allow us to connect our contextual capabilities with Equativ's curation platform. As a result, we have established a solid partnership and have made our contextual signals, created by Seedtag's contextual AI LIZ©, available in a 100% cookieless contextual marketplace. We are excited about this partnership and will continue to work to deliver a scalable, efficient, and privacy-first solution that enables advertisers and publishers to expand their business"
Equativ is the new single name for Smart Adserver, DynAdmic, and LiquidM — three proven innovators in advertising technology. The vertically integrated company provides brand and privacy-safe solutions that empower its clients to achieve maximum impact while respecting the rights of consumers. The union combines client expertise and engineering excellence to serve the interests of both the supply-side and demand-side with equal professionalism and technical sophistication. Headquartered in Paris and New York, Equativ operates globally. Equativ offers the market its own independent ad server, SSP, buyer tools, and media services to fulfill the promise of advertising technology.
AD TECH AND MARTECH, ADVERTISER PLATFORMS
Viamedia | February 21, 2023
Viamedia, an independent cross-media local advertising company, has recently announced that it has made partnerships and expanded its advertising sales with about 11 new ad service providers across the nation, including Wilkes Barre, the Carolinas, Greater Boston, and Oklahoma City, in 2022.
It offers complete turnkey operational management, regarding different components of the advertising sales business with national, regional, and local sales, to all its partners. It is a scalable Network Operations Center, NOC, serving cross-market with experienced ad sales supporting team. It assists over 70 MVPDs in approximately 28 different states encompassing about 65 designated market areas, DMAs, in the U.S. This represents its capacity to augment local ad sales, offering incremental value to its partners in direct response to national and political sales services.
It provides immediate deployment of sales tools, marketing, automation, research, and training with its full-service partnership. In addition, it emphasizes efficiency in selling fractionalized market shares with multi-platform insertion capabilities, offering expanded capabilities and technology-based solutions for advertising growth.
Viamedia’s Vice President of Affiliate Relations and Business Development, Madeline Kissel, said, “Viamedia had many major accomplishments in 2022, not least of which was the milestone number of new partnerships established.” She added, “We are proud that these agreements will help our new partners unlock fresh revenue streams and offer the latest technologies, tools, and strategies that can maximize business for their clients and advertisers.”
(Source – Business Wire)
Viamedia’s Divisional Vice President of Cross Media, Dan Walsh, said, “Viamedia partners have the advantage of bringing more focused viewer targeting and a more engaging, impactful ad experience than ever before.” He added, “With greater transparency, reporting and insights than previously offered in the local marketplace, service providers can focus on driving revenues for their core business. In addition, we’re committed to helping our partners reduce risk, as well as minimize personnel-related costs and complications, as it relates to ad sales and cross-channel marketing.”
(Source – Business Wire)
Headquartered in Lexington, Viamedia, an advertising solution provider, has been offering solutions for marketing and advertising, television advertising, and sales since 2001. It partners with several service providers in the nation with a single solution of purchase for more than 6,000 national, regional, and local advertisers. It fills the gap between digital programmatic advertising and linear T.V. advertising with its audience and impression-based local video cross-media advertising solutions. Its cloud-based QTT platform offers proprietary technology stack solutions tailored for ad campaigns and uses rich data for consumer-targeted dynamic ads through linear television advertising.
AD TECH AND MARTECH
DoubleVerify | March 01, 2023
On February 28, 2023, DoubleVerify, announced a partnership with Samsung Ads Europe to offer a range of solutions to advertisers. The collaboration will enable advertisers to ensure the effectiveness of their video and CTV campaigns through DV Video Complete. This offering will be available to advertisers across Samsung's 50 million Smart TVs throughout Europe.
DV Video Complete is a comprehensive solution that enables advertisers to monitor and optimize their video campaigns. The solution offers a range of measurement and protection tools that help advertisers ensure that their ads are being seen by real people in a brand-appropriate environment, within the targeted geography, and across all platforms, including CTV. In addition, this solution empowers advertisers to measure their campaigns' effectiveness and make adjustments as needed.
Samsung Ads Europe advertisers can access the most comprehensive and scalable CTV verification solution through DV Video Complete. The solution is facilitated by the DV Video OmniTag, which enables Samsung Ads advertisers to use a single VAST tag across all environments for those who use inventory from Samsung Ads Europe. This approach streamlines the verification process and ensures a consistent user experience across all platforms.
Managing Director, EMEA at DoubleVerify, Nick Reid, said, "We're extremely proud to be partnering with Samsung Ads Europe, one of the largest video and CTV platforms in Europe. As a global leader in CTV verification, we recognise that authenticating media quality and strengthening brand protection is essential to maintaining advertiser trust. With our market-leading suite of tools, advertisers will be able to maximise the value of their CTV inventory and improve their return on investment."
(Source – ExchangeWire)
DoubleVerify is a leading digital media measurement, data and analytics software platform. The company provides solutions for digital advertisers, publishers, and ad tech vendors to ensure their digital advertising campaigns are effective, brand-safe, and fraud-free.
The Firm was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in NYC, with offices in London, Tel Aviv, and other locations worldwide. Its solutions include ad verification, fraud detection, brand safety, and viewability measurement. DoubleVerify's clients include major brands, publishers, and advertising platforms across the automotive, financial services, retail, and technology industries. The company is recognized for its innovative solutions and has won numerous awards for its technology and customer service.