Jim Payne

  • Ad Startup Nanigans Enlists MoPub Founder Jim Payne For Its Board

    Ad Startup Nanigans Enlists MoPub Founder Jim Payne For Its Board

    Nanigans is best-known as a Facebook advertising company, but CEO Ric Calvillo said that by adding MoPub founder Jim Payne to its board of directors, it can grow the “non-Facebook” side of its business. “Although Facebook’s done so well and we want to continue to be the best advertising automation platform on Facebook, we think there’s an opportunity to be a… Read More

  • MoPub Founder Jim Payne Joins Accel As An Entrepreneur In Residence

    MoPub Founder Jim Payne Joins Accel As An Entrepreneur In Residence

    Jim Payne left day-to-day operations at Twitter nearly a year ago, and now he’s ready to work on his next company Not that Payne has been twiddling his thumbs since his departure — he’s been advising startups and also making plans of his own, for a startup has something to do in mobile video. With today’s announcement that he’s joining Accel Partners as an… Read More

  • MoPub Founder Jim Payne Joins Board Of Ad Analytics Company Metamarkets

    MoPub Founder Jim Payne Joins Board Of Ad Analytics Company Metamarkets

    Following last month’s announcement of $15 million in new funding, analytics company Metamarkets is bringing someone new onto its board of directors — Jim Payne, founder and former CEO of MoPub, the mobile ad company acquired by Twitter. Payne left his full-time role at Twitter last fall, and since then, it sounds like he’s been focused on making angel investments and… Read More

  • Mobile Ad Exchange MoPub Says It Reached A $100M Revenue Run Rate In May

    Mobile Ad Exchange MoPub Says It Reached A $100M Revenue Run Rate In May

    MoPub, a startup that helps mobile app publishers run advertising from multiple sources (such as ad networks, direct sales and cross-promotion), says that it reached a $100 million revenue run rate this month. MoPub is now conducting 2 billion ad auctions each day and reaching more than 550 million unique devices each month, the company says. The MoPub exchange launched 18 months ago, and CEO… Read More