• Sequoia-Backed Search And Social Marketing Company Kenshoo Raises Another $12M

    Sequoia-Backed Search And Social Marketing Company Kenshoo Raises Another $12M

    Digital marketing company Kenshoo has raised $12 million in new funding. The round was led by late-stage investment firm Tenaya Capital, with participation from all past investors, including Sequoia Capital, Sequoia Growth Fund, and Arts Alliance. A Kenshoo spokesperson told me this brings the company’s total funding to $30 million. Read More

  • Hungry For Growth, Search Marketing Startup KENSHOO Raises More Funding

    Search engine marketing startup KENSHOO has secured an undisclosed late-stage round of funding from Sequoia’s Growth Fund, the Israeli company announced this morning. This marks the fourth time Sequoia Capital has injected capital into the company, which claims it is now profitable and has doubled in valuation since 2009. Read More

  • Omniture And Others Also Feed Off Facebook Ads

    Facebook is ramping up advertising by deepening its ties to other online advertising companies, particularly the ones which offer tools to manage and monitor ad campaigns. Today, it revealed its first set of partners to incorporate the Facebook Ads API into their own products. In addition to Clickable (which we discovered earlier), the other partners are Alchemy, Glow, Kenshoo, Marin… Read More

  • Can Israel's RankAbove Become Kenshoo's Siamese Twin?

    The importance of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is nothing new. Yet, it seems that more and more advertisers are realizing that the significance of SEO to their business has risen as they have essentially hit a ceiling with their SEM activities. As the SEMPO State of Search Engine Marketing 2008 report puts it: “Despite increasing ad spend and year-to-year growth in the value of… Read More

  • Conductor Raises $10 Million For SEO Management And Optimization Technology

    Conductor, a New York-based provider of SEO measurement and optimization solutions, has raised a Series B round of funding to the tune of $10 million, led by Matrix Partners and joined by FirstMark Capital, who led the startup’s Series A financing. Conductor markets technology which aims to empower online marketers and interactive agencies to gather reliable data on their SEO efforts… Read More

  • Commerce 360 Reinvents Itself As ClickEquations

    ClickEquations (formerly Commerce 360), a paid-search management optimization business, has launched a comprehensive new software that gives ad agencies and publishers the tools to manage their search campaigns. The platform is pretty nifty. Users can open an editing tray at the bottom of the screen and make the desired changes to their Google, Yahoo, or MSN search accounts with the click of… Read More

  • Sequoia Pumps More Funding Into Search Marketing Startup Kenshoo

    Israel-based search engine marketing (SEM) automator Kenshoo has received another capital injection from its existing backers Sequoia Capital and Arts Alliance. As with the Series A round, this second round of funding remained undisclosed, although our contact person at the company ensures it that this was an “up-round” financing and that the valuation was “50% higher than… Read More

  • Omniture Brings Real-Time Analytics To iPhone Applications

    Omniture is extending its SiteCatalyst measurement tool to native iPhone applications, enabling developers and marketers to gain insight on how users are interacting with their iPhone apps, based on real-time information. This should allow them not only to improve the user experience based on analytics, but also make adjustement necessary to generate more revenue by enhancing ad clicks… Read More

  • Sequoia Invests in SEM-Automator Kenshoo

    All you search-engine marketing consultants watch out. Sequoia Capital just invested in Kenshoo, an Israeli startup that automates the whole process of creating and managing search-engine marketing campaigns. It is a labor-intensive activity that has given rise to an entire cottage industry. Kenshoo competes with bid-management software from all the giants in online advertising… Read More