The company says its technology works through a regular webcam, allowing market researchers to gather data quickly and affordably. You can run the test before you spend money on a campaign, or test how well the advertising works once it’s live, and how it performed in different formats and sites. Customers include big tech companies such as Google, AOL, and Microsoft, as well as P&G and JCDeacaux.
One of the other features touted on the EyeTrackShop site is the ability to test advertising in multiple countries simultaneously. The company says it will use the new money on international expansion, and on product development, too.
EyeTrackShop spun out of eye-tracking company Tobii Technologies in 2010.
A Y Combinator-backed startup called GazeHawk was trying to accomplish something similar, but its team was acquired by Facebook in March, and it looks like the GazeHawk product (which was not acquired) remains in limbo.
Sticky is the only media technology company that provides a platform to ensure that your display ads get seen. Their disruptive technology provides brand advertisers with objective data to improve their digital performance, and can be used in conjunction with all partners in the digital eco system to increase ROI.
Northzone is a technology investment partnership. With four offices and nine investment professionals across the Nordics and most recently the UK, Northzone’s focus is on disruptive companies in attractive markets. Since its inception in 1996, Northzone has invested in over 75 companies, injecting some 200 years of collective operational and investment experience into businesses that truly make a difference. Notable investments include Lastminute.com, Pricerunner, Spotify, Nextgentel, Funcom, Stepstone, Nimsoft, EPiServer, Avito and Mamut.