• Outdoor Ad Startup ADstruc Launches A New Ad-Buying Workflow And Partners With Telmar

    Outdoor Ad Startup ADstruc Launches A New Ad-Buying Workflow And Partners With Telmar

    ADstruc has been working to modernize the buying of outdoor advertising for the past couple of years. Now it’s taking two big steps in that process with last week’s launch of the new ADstruc platform, and today’s announcement that it’s partnering with ad software maker Telmar. CEO John Laramie told me that the new platform builds on the services that ADstruc already… Read More

  • Gary Vaynerchuk, Thank You For Ignoring My Calls

    Gary Vaynerchuk is a busy guy. I don’t expect him to pick up the phone every time I call. After all, he’s on a book tour or something, and busy tweeting, and drinking wine. But then I saw the picture above. Yup, that’s Gary V on his cell phone in front of a poster advertising his new book, The Thank You Economy. The poster lists a phone number, (646) 401-0368, and… Read More

  • ADstruc, A Marketplace For Outdoor Advertising, Closes $1.1 Million Series A Round

    The New York-based startup ADstruc — an online marketplace for outdoor advertising — closed a $1.1 million series a investment led by DFJ Gotham, with participation from RRE, Founder Collective, Jeff Clavier, David Cohen, Kal Vepuri, David Tisch and Social Leverage (Howard Lindzon) today. The 26-year-old founder and chief executive of ADstruc, John Laramie, developed his auction… Read More

  • TechStars Launches 11 New Startups In Boulder

    Editor’s note: The following report comes from Don Dodge, who blogs at Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing and is a Developer Advocate for Google. TechStars is a seed accelerator program that selects about ten companies a year and provides funding of $18,000 per team, as well as support and mentorship. Dodge covered the last Boulder TechStars class in August, 2009 when six companies… Read More