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  • Content Recommendation Service (And Rumored IPO Candidate) Outbrain Raises Another $35M

    Content Recommendation Service (And Rumored IPO Candidate) Outbrain Raises Another $35M

    Outbrain is announcing that it has raised $35 million in new funding. If you’ve ever read an article and found a widget at the bottom recommending stories you might also like (which can come from multiple sites), there’s a good chance those recommendations were provided by Outbrain. It’s not the only content recommendation service, but in my experience it remains the best… Read More

  • Amidst IPO Rumors, Outbrain Hires Its First CFO, Jeff Davison

    Amidst IPO Rumors, Outbrain Hires Its First CFO, Jeff Davison

    Content discovery service Outbrain is announcing that it has hired Jeff Davison as its chief financial officer. The news comes about a day after multiple reports from Israel (where Outbrain has offices and its technical team, although it’s headquartered in New York) stating that the company is preparing for an initial public offering — Globes said Outbrain would try to raise… Read More

  • Outbrain Raises $35M In Series D Funding For Content Discovery Platform

    Outbrain Raises $35M In Series D Funding For Content Discovery Platform

    Today, content discovery platform OutbrainĀ isĀ announcing it has secured $35 million in Series D funding in a round led by Index Ventures. Existing investors Carmel Ventures and Lightspeed Venture Partners also participated in the round. As a part of the deal, Dominique Vidal, partner at Index Ventures, will join the company’s Board of Directors. Read More

  • Content discovery platform Outbrain partners with Express Newspapers

    Content discovery platform Outbrain partners with Express Newspapers

    Outbrain, the content discovery platform, is to power personalisation across a number of Express Newspapers’ online properties in the UK. This follows an initial trial on express.co.uk. The New York, US-based company with R&D in Israel offers publishers a way to make their content more discoverable by readers and through personalising this content also increase engagement and… Read More

  • Blog Recommendation Startup Outbrain Raises $5 Million

    Blog Recommendation Startup Outbrain Raises $5 Million

    Funding Monday continues. NY/Israeli startup Outbrain is announcing a $5 million series A financing, led by Gemini Israeli Funds and Lightspeed Venture Partners. GlenRock Israel also put money into the round. The company was founded by Yaron Galai, a co-founder of Quigo (recently sold to AOL for $340 million), and Ori Lahav, previously a technologist at Shopping.com. It raised a $1 million… Read More