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  • 1plusX

    1plusX is a global marketing technology company helping media companies and marketers to unlock the full value of their marketing data. 1plusX’s core product, our AI-driven marketing intelligence platform, takes in a client’s data, enriches it, turns it into precise customer and asset profiles in real-time and finally activates it on relevant online channels. With enhanced data quality, expanded reach, and increased targeting accuracy, users of the platform can substantially improve their bottom line. Our company’s name ‘1plusX’ is a formula for modern marketing success, where data plus AI-predictions create the stepping stone for a competitive edge. Today, 1plusX operates in Europe, Asia and the US.

  • 3Pillar Global

    3Pillar Global builds innovative, revenue-generating digital products, enabling businesses to quickly turn ideas into value. 3Pillar balances business-minded thinking with engineering expertise in disruptive technologies, such as mobile, cloud and big data, to develop revenue generating products that meet real world business needs. To date, 3Pillar’s products have driven over $1 billion in revenue for industry leaders like PBS, NPR, Fortune, CARFAX, Equinox, to name a few. Helping clients build industry-leading digital products for more than a decade, 3Pillar clients have been acquired for more than $7 billion, combined.

  • Admiral

    Admiral is The Visitor Relationship Management (VRM) Company, helping thousands of publishers worldwide target, engage, and grow first-party relationships with users to increase average revenue per visit and prepare for post-cookie monetization. Our VRM platform offers publishers turn-key solutions to build registration walls, paid subscriptions and donations programs, run advanced adblock analytics and revenue recovery, manage GDPR/CCPA privacy consent, email acquisition, social growth and more.

  • Alliance for Audited Media

    The Alliance for Audited Media powers transparency and collaboration between North America’s leading media professionals. AAM is the industry’s recognized leader in cross-media verification with unparalleled expertise across all brand platforms including web, mobile, email and print. More than 4,000 publishers, advertisers, agencies and technology vendors depend on AAM’s data-driven insights, technology certification audits and information services to transact with trust. Learn more at www.auditedmedia.com.

  • ArcSpan Technologies

    ArcSpan Technologies offers a best-in-class addressable audience segmentation and revenue optimization platform for leading digital publishers and brands to navigate the “Identity Revolution.” As publishers seek to adapt to a first-party addressable audience marketplace, ArcSpan’s Audience Engine boosts customer revenue by enhancing the quality and quantity of real-time targetable audiences while tracking and optimizing sales KPIs across digital channels. ArcSpan’s enterprise technology product suite and data solutions drive on-site and off-site monetization success. Established by digital industry leaders from Accordant Media, dentsu, NewsCorp, and Beeswax, ArcSpan prioritizes consumer data privacy and fosters industry transparency.

  • DanAds

    DanAds is the Stockholm-based leading provider of self-service advertising technology, supplying publishers with white-labelled, customisable and scalable self-service platforms. Owing to the Scandinavian penchant for transparency, DanAds believes that openness between advertisers and publishers is necessary to increase engagement and drive scale. The company supplies a closed ecosystem in which all operations and data are controlled by the publisher.

    DanAds was founded in 2013 and currently employs 20 full-time staff at its headquarters in Stockholm as well as more than 100 consultants worldwide. Among DanAds’s clients are some of the world’s leading traditional publishers including Hearst Magazines and Bloomberg Media Group as well as some of the largest UGC (user-generated content) platforms such as Tripadvisor and SoundCloud.

  • DoubleVerify

    DoubleVerify is a leading software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics. DV’s mission is to be the definitive source of transparency and data-driven insights into the quality and effectiveness of digital advertising for the world’s largest brands, publishers and digital ad platforms. DV’s technology platform provides advertisers and publishers with consistent and unbiased data and analytics that can be used to optimize the quality and return on digital ad investments. Since 2008, DV has helped hundreds of Fortune 500 companies gain the most from their media spend by delivering best in class solutions across the digital advertising ecosystem, helping to build a better industry.

  • Echobox

    Echobox is the new standard in publishing automation. Businesses of all sizes use our advanced AI to automate and optimize the curation and distribution of their content. We are a research-focused company with a track record of building things that others had ruled out as impossible. Today, more than 1000 companies in 100 countries, including some of the world’s most prestigious brands, rely on our automation to increase performance while saving time and costs on social media and email newsletters. Learn more about Echobox and our customers, including Newsweek, CNBC, The Guardian, The Telegraph, News UK, Vogue, Hearst, South China Morning Post, Le Monde and more at www.echobox.com.

  • Equativ

    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 with a team of more than 450 in 20 offices. Equativ offers the market its own independent ad server, SSP, buyer tools, and media services to fulfill the promise of advertising technology.  Learn more at Equativ.com.

  • Fastly, Inc.

    Fastly helps people stay better connected with the things they love. Expectations for online interactions are changing: consumers demand a fast, reliable, and secure internet experience. Fastly helps our customers exceed those expectations by creating great digital experiences quickly, securely, and reliably by processing, serving, and securing our customers’ applications as close to their end-users as possible, at the edge of the internet. This becomes more tangible with edge computing, which aims to move compute power and logic as close to the end-user as possible.

  • Fewcents

    Fewcents is a monetization plugin for publishers to generate incremental reader revenue from their global audience. We help publishers identify never-subscribers and increase their propensity to subscribe through a-la-carte payments in 50+ currencies and all leading local payment methods across 70+ countries. The Fewcents Paywall is a pay-per-content plugin that feeds the subscriber funnel, and the Fewcents Tipjar is a voluntary contribution plugin that facilitates audiences to support quality content.

    Publishers can define the pricing per content by geography or traffic source, and also control the placement of Fewcents Paywall by geo-fencing, traffic source, and users’ propensity to subscribe. The analytics module offers insights into who is willing to pay, how much, for which content, and from which geography, enabling publishers to create personalized content bundles.

  • Freewheel

    FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, empowers all segments of The New TV Ecosystem. We are structured to provide the full breadth of solutions the advertising industry needs to achieve their goals. We provide the technology, data enablement, and convergent marketplaces required to ensure buyers and sellers can transact across all screens, across all data types, and all sales channels, in order to ensure the ultimate goal – results for marketers.

    With offices in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, London, Paris, Beijing, and across the globe, FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, stands to advocate for the entire industry through the FreeWheel Council for Premium Video. For more information, please visit freewheel.com, and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

  • FT Strategies

    FT Strategies is the subscriptions consultancy from the Financial Times. It’s staffed by the digital transformation experts and consultants who helped get the FT from 0 digital subscribers to over one million paid readers, transforming it from a 130 year old legacy print brand into a thriving digital model. Along the way, we built up subscriptions expertise in areas such as prospect acquisition, paywalls, conversion, monetisation, customer retention and engagement – expertise which we’re sharing with other subscriptions businesses, to help them thrive in the digital economy.

  • GeoEdge

    GeoEdge’s mission is to protect the integrity of the digital advertising ecosystem and to preserve a quality experience for users. GeoEdge’s advanced security solutions ensure high ad quality and verify that sites offer a clean, safe and engaging user experience, so publishers can focus on their business success.

    Publishers around the world rely on GeoEdge to stop malicious and low-quality ads from reaching their audience. GeoEdge allows publishers to maximize their ad revenue without quality concerns, protect their brand reputation and increase their user loyalty.

  • ID5

    ID5 is the shared identity infrastructure designed to improve user recognition in a privacy-compliant way. ID5’s solutions improve match rates between platforms and allow user identification in browsers where 3rd party cookies are blocked. ID5 enables publishers to better monetise their audiences and allows ad tech platforms to operate more efficiently and maximise the value of data and inventory.  Created in 2017 by seasoned ad tech professionals, ID5 services clients globally from offices in London and Paris. For more information about ID5 and its solutions, please visit: www.id5.io.

  • Integral Ad Science

    Integral Ad Science helps drive digital results for global brands across the advertising ecosystem. Our ad intelligence allows advertisers and publishers to protect their investments, maximize their impressions, capture consumer attention and drive global business impact. Founded in 2009, IAS is headquartered in New York with global operations in 13 countries. Our growth and innovation have been recognized in the Inc. 5000, Crain’s Fast 50, Forbes America’s Most Promising Companies, and I-COM’s Smart Data Marketing Technology Company. Learn more at


    IPONWEB is a world leader in delivering 1st-party media trading systems to publishers, advertisers, and innovative companies helping to power the digital advertising ecosystem. As a pioneer in programmatic, RTB, and machine learning, IPONWEB has spent the last 12 years engineering highly-customized, real-time trading platforms for more than 100 companies globally across all media channels, including digital, video, mobile, TV, and DOOH. IPONWEB’s suite of purpose-built tools enable publishers to take back control of their inventory and monetization strategies to achieve greater technology independence and extract maximum value for every impression they sell. IPONWEB is also proud to have been selected by DCN to provide the technology powering the TrustX advertising exchange. For more information please visit www.iponweb.com.

  • Jukin Licensing

    Jukin Licensing is the world’s foremost provider of user-generated video content to advertisers, digital publishers, and media/ entertainment companies. Jukin Licensing is responsible for placing tens of thousands of videos every year in global advertising campaigns, films & TV shows, and publisher websites & social media channels. With a library of more than 70,000 videos, and a bespoke services arm that performs video discovery, clearance, and licensing services for major brands and media companies including its parent company TMB, Jukin Licensing is the premier partner for footage licensing and clearance services. For content creators and rights holders, Jukin has paid out more than $30 million in royalties.

  • Lotame

    Lotame is the leading provider of data enrichment solutions for global enterprises. Our connected data technologies, curated second-and third-party data exchanges, and high-touch customer service make us the trusted choice for marketers, agencies and media companies that want to build a panoramic view of their customers and activate across the cookieless web, mobile app and OTT environments. Lotame serves its global clients with offices in New York City, Columbia MD, Argentina, London, Mumbai, Singapore and Sydney. Learn more at www.lotame.com.

  • Max Velocity

    The Weather Company, an IBM Business, helps you build a smarter business by offering transformative weather technologies that help individuals and corporations dramatically increase productivity, expand revenues and improve the media experience across platforms.

    Max Velocity from The Weather Company, an IBM Business, is a streamlined, browser-based video production solution that is designed to increase your creative output by enabling more team members to produce sophisticated graphics without needing specialized skills. Deployed on the security-rich Max Cloud offering, this easy to use storytelling tool helps you create more dynamic visual content, expediting the delivery of videos to your stratified audience.

  • Media Trust

    The Media Trust makes the internet a better place for everyone—from agencies and ad/martech partners to publishers and consumers.  Working with the world’s largest, most heavily-trafficked digital properties and their partners, The Media Trust provides transparency into the complex relationships that enable the digital experience. Our platform continuously monitors websites and ad tags from the consumer’s point of view to identify violations of company-specific security, data, and creative quality policies. This real-time detection, notification and resolution of malware, data leakage, performance and campaign execution issues helps mitigate revenue loss, exposure to regulatory penalties, and long-term brand damage.  Since 2005, hundreds of digital businesses have relied on The Media Trust to protect their strategic digital revenue channel. Why not yours? For more information, please visit https://mediatrust.com/.

  • MediaRadar

    MediaRadar revolutionizes ad sales by enabling sales executives spend their time pitching and closing deals, instead of researching and preparing. MediaRadar helps sellers determine the best prospects to pursue, which offerings to pitch, and how to position themselves most effectively against their competitors. MediaRadar is built on the most comprehensive and up-to-date database of multimedia advertising information available.  For more information, please visit  www.mediaradar.com.

  • MonetizeMore

    MonetizeMore is a leading publisher monetization company and Google Certified Publishing Partner. The company helps empower web publishers and app developers through their multifaceted AI-powered platform PubGuru. Thousands of digital publishers worldwide have trusted their business with MonetizeMore’s 250+ team and tech for over a decade.

    Take your ad optimization to the next level with PubGuru, and get access to premium advertising partners. MonetizeMore provides:

    • Ad inventory ownership
    • Protection against invalid traffic and revenue clawbacks
    • Transparent solutions to help publishers achieve long-term revenue growth
    • The highest session RPMs to its publishers in the industry

    For more information, contact monetizemore.com, and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

  • Nativo

    Nativo empowers brands and publishers with the world’s most advanced platform for content. For publishers, Nativo enriches monetization with the most comprehensive platform for next-generation ad formats and breakthrough technology for accelerated webpages. Nativo’s mission is to equip advertising for the age of content, improving the web experience and creating meaningful connections for today’s digital consumer. For more information, please visit www.nativo.com.

  • Ogury

    Ogury is a global technology leader in mobile brand advertising. We are an international organisation with 400+ employees across 11 countries. Ogury offers an integrated stack of technology designed and optimised for impactful brand advertising on mobile. We deliver superior and sustainable ad results to advertisers and publishers, in total respect of consumer privacy.

  • Oovvuu

    Oovvuu was built by journalists for newsrooms. Our mission is to put a relevant video in every article, tell trusted news to billions and use that scale to repatriate revenue back to the publishers and broadcasters who report the world around us.

  • OpenWeb

    There’s a crisis of toxicity online. The social platforms meant to bring us together are pushing us apart. It doesn’t have to be this way. OpenWeb creates trusted spaces for quality conversations that move our society forward, improving how—and where—we talk to each other online. We’re bringing power back to publishers and building an open, healthier web.

  • Permutive

    Permutive is rebuilding data in programmatic advertising to protect privacy. As the only Audience Platform built on patented and privacy-preserving on-device technology, we enable premium advertisers and publishers to plan, build and activate cohorts — all while keeping everyone’s data safe.

    Working with clients across Europe and North America, publishers using Permutive include News Corp, Hearst, BuzzFeed, Penske Media, Future plc, The Guardian, Vox Media, Insider, Hubert Burda Media and Condé Nast International.  Find out more at permutive.com.

  • Piano

    Piano helps organizations understand and influence customer behavior by putting the power of insights and logic into the hands of their employees. The Piano Analytics and Activation Platform measures thousands of customer data points and acquires first-party data to more deeply engage users and then serve relevant content and experiences based on their unique behaviors and profiles. Using this powerful end-to-end platform, Piano’s clients have achieved more scale, engagement and revenue by expanding the lifecycle and value of every digital interaction. Piano’s global customer base includes IBM, CNBC, Nielsen, The Wall Street Journal, NBC Sports, Gannett, The Telegraph, the BBC, Kirin Holdings and more. Piano has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing, innovative technology companies in the world by Red Herring, World Economic Forum and Deloitte, received Product of the Year from the Business Intelligence Group and won Data Management Solution of the Year from Data Breakthrough.

  • Recurly

    Recurly is a subscription management & billing platform that powers brands like Business of Fashion, TIME, and Tribune Publishing. With their platform you can easily experiment with new promotions and plans, automate all of your recurring billing & payments, and recover on average 70% of your failed transactions.

  • Sailthru

    Sailthru, part of CM Group’s family of brands, helps modern marketers at leading retail and media companies build deeper, longer-lasting relationships with their customers. Sailthru personalizes individual customer experiences across digital communication channels—in email, on a brand’s website and in their mobile applications. Sailthru-powered 1:1 relationships with consumers help drive higher revenue, improve customer lifetime value and reduce churn. The world’s most innovative publishers, including The Economist, Business Insider and Mashable, and the world’s fastest growing ecommerce companies, including Rent The Runway, JustFab and Alex and Ani, trust Sailthru to help them succeed.

  • Sovrn

    As a leader in online publisher technology, Sovrn offers a suite of publishing solutions that help content creators innovate and drive more value from their content and visitors through advertising, affiliate, and audience tools. We’re honored to partner with over 40,000 websites, ultimately reaching over 300 million active consumers across more than 11 billion pageviews every day. Sovrn has been recognized by IAB, JICWEBS, and TAG for its role in combating fraud and promoting pro-transparency initiatives. A global organization, Sovrn is headquartered in Boulder, CO, with offices in New York, San Diego, and London

  • Switchboard

    Switchboard enables digital teams to be data-driven. These teams have growing silos of disparate data they need to join and visualize to understand their business. Switchboard helps them do that quickly with purpose-built connectors and a cloud-based, self-service automation platform. Our unique domain expertise bridges diverse silos like revenue, impression, audience, and marketing together into a single source of truth. When Switchboard’s co-founders launched Google BigQuery in 2012, they saw first-hand that the amount of data media companies were grappling with was rapidly outstripping their ability to utilize it. Switchboard was created to help solve this problem. Now business analysts at Spotify, Meredith, Fandom, The Financial Times, Orangetheory Fitness, and others get their data operational and visualized at scale without additional headcount or burdening engineering teams. Be Data Strong with Switchboard.

  • Taboola

    Taboola is the world’s leading content discovery platform, serving 360B recommendations to over 1B unique visitors each month on the web’s most innovative publisher sites, including NBC, USA Today, The Weather Channel, Tribune and Fox Sports.  For more information please visit www.taboola.com.

  • Teads

    We have united and empowered the best publishers in the world and distribute ads to over 1.5Bn people every month within professionally-produced content. Our end-to-end platform delivers full-funnel, outcome-oriented advertising powered by cutting-edge creative technology (Teads Studio) and AI-driven optimization. We have reinvented digital ads and raised quality standards to delight users, publishers and advertisers. Teads partners with the leading marketers, agencies and publishers through its team of 850+ people in 26 countries. For more information please visit http://teads.com.

  • Theorem

    Theorem is a complete media and marketing services provider designed for the digital age. We help our clients scale, by executing, managing, analyzing and optimizing all forms of digital media and marketing campaigns on their behalf. Allowing our clients to save time and money, so they can focus on their own business success. Across 20 years, we have helped our clients become more commercially effective and operationally efficient by combining consultancy, managed services and automaton solutions.

  • Twitter

    Twitter is a communications platform that is the center of #WhatsHappening in the world.  For more information, please visit https://twitter.com/.

  • Viafoura

    Viafoura is a digital experience company that helps media companies activate their audiences through a suite of engagement and personalization solutions, maximizing conversions of unknown to known users.  We work with brands to build direct relationships with their audiences, creating the foundation for a scalable first-party data strategy while reducing dependency on social media. In fact, our socially immersive tools — including topic and author follows, real-time conversations, an on-site community feed, personalized notifications and alerts — engage, convert and retain visitors right on customer websites.

    Viafoura’s industry-leading, AI-powered content moderation solutions are customized to support each customer’s unique community guidelines. As a result, customers can scale and streamline their audience engagement and community-building initiatives while maintaining a civil and brand-safe environment.

  • Vindicia

    Vindicia, an Amdocs company, supports B2C businesses that rely on subscriptions and recurring revenue. Our SaaS-based platform helps fuel growth across the entire subscription management lifecycle, delivering higher revenue at every stage. Our clients acquire, bill, retain, and grow—as they deliver a frictionless experience to their customers. We provide flexibility and remove the stress from subscription management, so our clients can innovate without worrying that billing will hold them back.

  • 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 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.