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In case you missed it, both Ben & I have full time jobs and haven’t quite been keeping up like we used to. And we’re real sorry about that. But since our companies are working together anyway…..

Online Video Honors Its Own at DIVA Awards

Taken from Digiday Daily….

It was a triumphant — yet somehow bittersweet — night for both winners and finalists in the inaugural Digital Video or DIVA Awards. Jason Krebs, in picking up ScanScout’s prize for Best Video Ad Network, judged in juxtaposition to the company’s acquirer and category finalist Tremor Media, offered his thanks, then said [...]

Tremor Media Buys ScanScout

Starting the week off with a huge bang, Tremor Media is buying competitor ScanScout, continuing the much anticipated consolidation in online video ad networks. Undertone Networks has acquired Jambo Media, according to the Jambo website, and Specific Media recently purchased BBE (formerly Broadband Enterprises).

Scanscout CEO Bill Day will become CEO of the combined company [...]

Not All is Well in Online Video

This is a column that I wrote for Digiday Daily, published today.

As an avid online video watcher, pre-roll evangelist, and all around opinionated curmudgeon, I always get excited when the industry comes together to talk about business, pat ourselves on the back for how great we’re doing, and how our clients are all pushing the [...]

Innovid Raises $4mil for Pre-Roll, Mobile, Europe

Interactive pre-roll providers, Innovid, announced a strategic investment from Deutsche Telekom’s T-Ventures to accelerate their growth and pave the way for their entry into the mobile market, connected TV, as well as Europe. Genesis Partners, who lead the company’s Series A round, also participated in the $4 mil raise.

Earlier in the week, Innovid [...]