luminate

  • Just Picture It: The Imagesphere

    Just Picture It: The Imagesphere

    Editor’s Note: This guest post was written by Bob Lisbonne, CEO of in-image advertising company Luminate. He was previously a General Partner at Matrix Partners, and worked at Netscape Communications, where he was the senior vice president and general manager of its browser division. Images shock, delight, inspire and provoke. They grab our emotions in ways that text simply cannot. Read More

  • Nokia, Google Ventures And Others Put $10.7M In ‘AdSense For Images,’ Luminate

    Nokia, Google Ventures And Others Put $10.7M In ‘AdSense For Images,’ Luminate

    Luminate, a photo tagging service that has been called an “AdSense for Images,” has raised $10.7 million in Series C funding led by Nokia Growth Partners with participation from existing investors August Capital, CMEA Capital, Google Ventures and Shasta Ventures. With this new round of financing, Nokia Growth Partners, Managing Partner Paul Asel will join Luminate’s Board… Read More

  • AdSense For Images Pixazza Rebrands As Luminate, Launches Platform For In-Image Apps

    AdSense For Images Pixazza Rebrands As Luminate, Launches Platform For In-Image Apps

    Pixazza, a Google Ventures-backed photo tagging service that has been compared to an “AdSense for Images,” is rebranding as Luminate today, and debuting a new platform for in-image apps. As we’ve written in the past, Pixazza allows publishers to identify, tag and match products found within online images on their sites and then link them back to the inventories of… Read More