inMarket to acquire Thinknear, expand location-based marketing solutions

inMarket to acquire Thinknear, expand location-based marketing solutions

 inMarket, the leader in digital advertising for the physical world, announced plans to acquire Thinknear, a premier provider of location-based services, from Telenav. The acquisition will have Thinknear’s team and intellectual property join inMarket in exchange for Telenav receiving a minority equity interest in the fast-growing company. Following inMarket’s 10 years of bootstrapped expansion and […]

Foursquare acquire Placed from Snap Inc.

Foursquare acquire Placed from Snap Inc.

Foursquare, the social media platform of yesteryear turned enterprise tech company, announced a $150 million funding infusion on May 30 as well as its first acquisition. Placed, the Snap Inc.-owned ad-tracking attribution platform, was acquired for an undisclosed amount in a deal that also makes Placed founder and CEO David Shim Foursquare’s president. “This is […]

Telenav and Sionic Mobile team to help automotive OEMs deliver localised in-car digital commerce and offers

Telenav and Sionic Mobile team to help automotive OEMs deliver localised in-car digital commerce and offers

Telenav, a leading provider of connected car and location-based services, and Sionic Mobile, a leading provider of cloud-based connected-commerce and loyalty currency gateway services, have entered into a strategic alliance agreement to bring localised in-car digital commerce and offers to drivers. Telenav’s location-based services and mobile-advertising capabilities coupled with Sionic Mobile’s in-vehicle payment and order-ahead […]

The Walking Dead: Our World, the AR game based on AMC’s hit TV series, launches globally

The Walking Dead: Our World, the AR game based on AMC’s hit TV series, launches globally

The Finnish game developer Next Games and AMC today launched the unique and highly-anticipated, location-based, augmented reality mobile game The Walking Dead: Our World, allowing players to fight walkers wherever and whenever they want: on the streets, in the park, and even on their sofa. The game is available to download from the Apple App […]

Two-thirds of marketers embracing location data for ads and promotions, according to Factual

Two-thirds of marketers embracing location data for ads and promotions, according to Factual

Almost two-thirds of marketers are making use of location data for tageting ads and promotions, and nearly half for location-based offers, according to new data from location firm Factual. With mobile overtaking desktop, a wealth of location data is now available to marketers. US companies alone spent $17.1bn (£12.75bn) on location-targets mobile advertising in 2017, […]

MoviePass app tracks users before and after they go to the cinema

MoviePass app tracks users before and after they go to the cinema

Subscription-based movie ticketing service MoviePass tracks your every move and it’s not afraid to admit that – though it claims to have no intentions of selling this data on. Speaking during a presentation at the Entertainment Finance Forum in Hollywood, California, the app’s CEO Mitch Lowe told the audience that “we know all about you”, […]

Verve expands its Premium Mobile Programmatic solution for UK and International location marketers

Verve expands its Premium Mobile Programmatic solution for UK and International location marketers

Verve, the leading location-based mobile platform, has set its sights on capturing a significant slice of the UK’s £2.6bn mobile programmatic advertising market, with the expansion of its Premium Programmatic Mobile solution through Rubicon Project’s leading Orders platform, completing its international end-to-end product suite. Verve’s programmatic solution is now available to UK and international advertisers, […]

SILVER at MMA Smarties for Out There Media and MediaCom with ‘micro-targeting at scale’ for P&G’s Pantene campaign in Indonesia

SILVER at MMA Smarties for Out There Media and MediaCom with ‘micro-targeting at scale’ for P&G’s Pantene campaign in Indonesia

Out There Media  and MediaCom  have been awarded a Silver at MMA – Mobile Marketing Association’s Smarties Awards in Indonesia for their P&G Indonesia’s Pantene campaign. Commenting on their win: Berlian Dewirani, P&G Indonesia’s Media Manager said “It is a pleasure to work with MediaCom and OTM who have true business and consumer understanding so that we […]

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