• Amobee Buys Adconion For $235M And Kontera For $150M In Consolidation Play

    Amobee Buys Adconion For $235M And Kontera For $150M In Consolidation Play

    Another day, and another two big acquisitions in the digital advertising industry. Amobee, a mobile ad company acquired by Singapore’s main carrier SingTel two years ago for $321 million, is buying up not one but two other companies to build out its position in the wider digital ads space: It’s gobbling up Adconion and Kontera, for $235 million and $150 million, respectively. Read More

  • Kontera Raises $15.5M For Annoying In-Text Advertising Technology

    In-text advertising technology provider Kontera has raised $15.5 million from its current investors Sequoia Capital, Carmel Ventures and Tenaya Capital, the former venture capital arm of Lehman Brothers. This is the second Israeli startup to announce multi-million VC rounds today after 5min informed the public about its $7.5 million Series B round, and once again first reported by business… Read More

  • Israel's Kontera Nails $10.3 Million Second Round From Sequoia And Others

    Kontera, an Israel startup (although their official headquarters is in San Francisco), is cashing in on the full-on bonanza around anything that calls itself an advertising network right now. A year ago they raised $7 million from Sequoia Capital and Lehman Brothers. Tomorrow they’ll announce a second round of financing – $10.3 million more from Carmel Ventures, an Israeli… Read More