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Yieldmo and Adform Enter Strategic Partnership to Help Brands and Agencies Unlock Value without Cookies

Yieldmo, Adform | June 20, 2022

Yieldmo and Adform
Yieldmo, a leading advertising technology company that operates a Smart Exchange for buyers and sellers, today announced its partnership with Adform, the only global, independent, and fully integrated advertising platform built for modern marketing, working with 25,000+ brands and with deep advertiser and agency relationships across Europe. The partnership reflects Yieldmo’s continuing international expansion, particularly increasing its reach in Europe.

Adform continues to lead the market with its ID Fusion solution, helping its clients manage the transition to first party. Through this partnership, Adform will be able to expand its offering to advertisers and agencies through the rich contextual offering that Yieldmo’s exchange brings.

Yieldmo’s Smart Exchange continuously maximises value for advertisers and publishers in real-time through proprietary data, machine learning, and curation (without relying on cookies or other user authentication). This partnership will help brands and agencies unlock value, match inventory to the goals of their campaigns, and deliver outstanding results.

“We are incredibly excited to be partnering with Adform, a leading business with a very strong heritage in the European region, as well as a growing client base in the US, making them a strong new development partner globally. This is particularly important for us as we continue our rapid international expansion into European markets and beyond,” said John Tigg, GM International at Yieldmo.

“We are incredibly excited to be partnering with Adform, a leading business with a very strong heritage in the European region, as well as a growing client base in the US, making them a strong new development partner globally. This is particularly important for us as we continue our rapid international expansion into European markets and beyond,” said John Tigg, GM International at Yieldmo. "Through our strategic partnership, Yieldmo and Adform’s complementary technologies will help deliver brand-safe, privacy-first, and cost-effective advertising opportunities for advertisers globally.”

“We are committed to holistic ID solutions that bring together a range of approaches for our clients. Smart contextual is clearly one such approach with huge promise, alongside first party solutions, for example. Yieldmo has highly unique technology that can facilitate results for advertisers and publishers alike” Julian Baring, SVP Business Development at Adform said.

About Yieldmo
Yieldmo is an advertising technology company that operates a smart exchange that differentiates and enhances the value of ad inventory for buyers and sellers. As a leader in attention & contextual analytics, real-time technology, and digital formats, we create, measure, model, and optimize campaigns for unmatched scale and performance. By understanding how each unique impression behaves and looking for patterns and performance in real-time, we can drive real performance gains without relying on audience data.

About Adform
Adform is the only global, independent and fully integrated advertising platform built for modern marketing. Its unique enterprise technology – Adform FLOW – harnesses superior user experience and a scalable, modular and open architecture, to enable seamless management of the whole campaign lifecycle. It provides clients with enhanced control and transparency across their advertising operations, including ownership of all data from their campaigns. Since 2002, Adform has developed technology to enhance human/machine collaboration and deliver augmented intelligence, thereby amplifying business results for its clients around the world.

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Virtual Advertising is the use of digital technology to insert virtual advertising images into a live or pre-recorded television show, often in Sports events. This technique is often used to allow broadcasters to replace real advertising panels (existing on the playfield) with virtual images on the screen when broadcasting the same event in other regions which are not concerned with the local advertising; a Spanish football game will be broadcast in Mexico with Mexican advertising images. The viewer has the impression that the advertising image he/she sees on screen is the one in the reality.


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MondayOff, Sonic Odeeo | August 15, 2022

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Loop Media Partners With Hivestack

Loop Media, Hivestack | September 01, 2022

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WPP to Acquire Marketing Technology Leader Bower House Digital

Ogilvy | July 04, 2022

WPP (NYSE: WPP) today announces it has agreed to acquire the business of Bower House Digital, a leading marketing technology services agency located in Australia. Bower House Digital will join Ogilvy’s global network, further strengthening its ability to deliver technology-driven marketing solutions for clients. Founded in 2017 by Bryan Dobson and Meg Quinn, it employs approximately 80 people across Australia and the Asia Pacific region. The agency designs, builds and deploys digital experiences for clients including Aesop, Bunnings, Bupa, Target and Myer. It specialises in implementing Salesforce Marketing Cloud solutions and was awarded Salesforce’s APAC Growth Partner of the Year in 2021. The acquisition is aligned with WPP’s accelerated growth strategy and focused M&A approach to build on existing digital experience capabilities. Over the past decade, WPP has grown into a global Platinum Salesforce partner with more than 7,000 practitioners across Marketing, Commerce, Experience, Loyalty, Analytics, Service and Sales Clouds. “Companies are seeking one integrated communications solution that combines creativity, technology and data. Bower House Digital’s knowledge in marketing technology will further strengthen our digital expertise in Australia and New Zealand. I’m excited to welcome the Bower House Digital team and clients to WPP.” -Rose Herceg, WPP President, Australia and New Zealand. Andy Main, Global Chief Executive Officer at Ogilvy, added: Bower House Digital has a dynamic team of experts with a track record of delivering truly personalised digital experiences for some of the world’s most recognisable brands. We look forward to driving impact and fueling growth for our clients by scaling Bower House Digital’s capabilities at the intersection of creativity, consultancy, production and operational services across our global network. Bryan Dobson and Meg Quinn, Bower House Digital Co-founders, said: Joining WPP and Ogilvy’s global network represents the next stage in our growth. We are so proud of what our company has achieved, the culture we have created and the team we have assembled over the past five years. Fusing our digital marketing knowledge with the creative powers of Ogilvy will build even bigger and better opportunities for our people and clients. About WPP- WPP is the creative transformation company. We use the power of creativity to build better futures for our people, planet, clients and communities. About Ogilvy- Ogilvy inspires brands and people to impact the world. We have been creating iconic, culture-changing, value-driving ideas for clients since David Ogilvy founded the company in 1948. We continue building on that rich legacy through our borderless creativity—operating, innovating, and creating at the intersection of talent and capabilities. Our experts in Advertising, Experience, Public Relations, Health, and Consulting work fluidly across 131 offices in 93 countries to bring forth world-class creative solutions for our clients. Ogilvy is a WPP company (NYSE: WPP).

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Viant Named a Leader in G2’s Demand Side Platform Grid®

Viant, G2 | August 02, 2022

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Virtual Advertising is the use of digital technology to insert virtual advertising images into a live or pre-recorded television show, often in Sports events. This technique is often used to allow broadcasters to replace real advertising panels (existing on the playfield) with virtual images on the screen when broadcasting the same event in other regions which are not concerned with the local advertising; a Spanish football game will be broadcast in Mexico with Mexican advertising images. The viewer has the impression that the advertising image he/she sees on screen is the one in the reality.

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