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  • iPad Video Ad Volumes Explode 10x in A Year, Due To Surpass PC Usage Inside 2 Years

    iPad Video Ad Volumes Explode 10x in A Year, Due To Surpass PC Usage Inside 2 Years

    If there’s one thing we know about the explosion in the use of tablets like the iPad, it’s that people have been increasingly using them to consume video content. However, hard data on this has come in only dribs and drabs. Now a video platform which works with major publishes has released data which shows just how big tablet consumption of video is. Read More

  • Videoplaza partners with the UK's Dennis Publishing

    Videoplaza partners with the UK's Dennis Publishing

    Videoplaza, the video ad server startup, has announced a partnership with leading UK consumer publisher Dennis Publishing, whose magazine titles include Maxim, Evo, Auto Express and Kontraband. Videoplaza will help Dennis grow and better monetise its video inventory. Specifically, Videoplaza’s ‘Monetizer’ product has been chosen for its ability to target video advertising… Read More

  • Videoplaza partners with the UK ad network Unanimis

    Videoplaza partners with the UK ad network Unanimis

    Videoplaza, the video ad server startup, has announced its working with the UK digital advertising network Unanimis. The “strategic partnership” will see the two companies offer “seamless integration of advertisements” into online videos for Unanimis’ clients, which include Orange.co.uk, Sony’s Crackle.com and WWE. Videoplaza, headquartered in Stockholm… Read More

  • Videoplaza targets iPad with HTML5-friendly ad server

    Videoplaza targets iPad with HTML5-friendly ad server

    Videoplaza, the video ad server startup, has moved swiftly to make its Monetizer AdPlayer product ready for the iPad’s European invasion. That’s because it now supports HTML5, enabling videos to be monetized on Apple’s tablet. Remember the iPad doesn’t support Adobe’s Flash Video, the current industry-wide standard for delivering online video, so it’s the… Read More

  • Videoplaza signs first Spanish deal for its video adserver

    Videoplaza signs first Spanish deal for its video adserver

    Swedish video ad server startup Videoplaza has signed a deal with Barcelona-based Grupo Godó. The first sites launching in the deal are La Vanguardia, Barcelona’s highest-circulation daily newspaper based, and El Mundo Deportivo, one of the largest sports publications in Spain. The launch follows recent news of the company signing key advisors, and also receiving €3.5M in funding. Read More

  • Videoplaza adds ex-Spotify CTO to advisory board

    Videoplaza adds ex-Spotify CTO to advisory board

    [Sweden] Stockholm-based Videoplaza, the video ad server startup, has announced two new recruits to its board of advisors today: former CTO of Spotify Andreas Ehn, and Nils Winkler, previously CSO of ADTECH. This follows last month’s news that the Swedish startup had raised a new €3.5 million funding round from leading Nordic VCs Creandum and Northzone Ventures. Read More

  • Videoplaza secures €3.5 million from leading Nordic VCs

    Videoplaza secures €3.5 million from leading Nordic VCs

    [Sweden] Stockholm-based Videoplaza, the video ad server startup, has secured a €3.5 million funding round from leading Nordic VCs Creandum and Northzone Ventures. This follows seed investments of €80,000 and €420,000, bringing the total raised to-date to €4m. The company, which currently has a staff of 20 based in Sweden, the UK and France, will use the new capital to continue to… Read More

  • Videoplaza signs first Finnish partner

    Videoplaza signs first Finnish partner

    [Sweden/Finland] Following the poaching of an exec to strengthen its UK operation, there’s more good news from Stockholm-based Videoplaza this week. The ad server company has picked up its first major customer in Finland. CityVice Network, which distributes ad sponsored premium video content to various media partners in Finland, such as Sanoma Plc and Talentum Plc, has begun using… Read More

  • Blinkx exec jumps ship to join Videoplaza

    Blinkx exec jumps ship to join Videoplaza

    [Sweden/UK] Stockholm-based Videoplaza have recruited blinkx’s former European Director of Business Development, Gavin Morgan, as its new UK Commercial Director. In his new role, Morgan will be charged with growing the ad server company’s client base and increasing revenue in the UK. While at AIM-listed blinkx, which claims to be the largest video search engine, Morgan helped… Read More

  • What is it with all these Swedish startups? Videoplaza signs new UK deal

    What is it with all these Swedish startups? Videoplaza signs new UK deal

    [Sweden] First they found a way to make music streaming legal and free, now they’re trying to bring more TV content online through an advertising platform. I’m talking about Swedish entrepreneurs of course. This week Swedish ad-server Videoplaza has signed another deal with a UK company, branching out into a wider European market. They’ve signed on Myvideorights.com, a… Read More