• Plista secures €2.5m in Series A funding for its contextual advertising platform

    Plista, the self-declared “preference-based advertising network” that is primarily targeted towards monetizing publishers and major outlets, is raising €2.5 million in a Series A funding from Crédit Agricole Private Equity and NWZ publishing house. Existing backers DuMont Venture and semi-public High-Tech Gründerfonds have also participated. Read More

  • Next10: plista expects new funding round, launches one-click ad creator

    Last summer, plista closed a Series B round with Dumont Ventures and Hightech Gründerfonds. Now the company is preparing to raise more capital. TechCrunch Europe sat down with CEO Dominik Matyka at this week’s Next2010 in Berlin. According to Matyka, who heads up a team of about 30, they have 4 VC term sheets on their desk and the new round is expected to happen within the next 8 weeks. Read More

  • Plista gets more funding and launches its B2B operations

    High-Tech Gründerfonds and DuMont Venture has joined existing investors Draper Investment Company and the Business Angel Peter Schüpbach in a new round of financing for Plista. The deal is rumored to be in the low seven figures. Today Plista also rolled out OnSite Recommendations, its B2B operations providing businesses with the ability to target their content, products and… Read More

  • The Next Web Is Just Around The Corner (The Conference, That Is)

    The Next Web Conference 2009 in Amsterdam is quickly approaching, and it’s promising to be a good show again this year even if it won’t be Erick Schonfeld moderating the event this time. TechCrunch Europe’s Mike Butcher will be there though, and so will I, so hook up with us if you’re heading down to the conference too. In case you haven’t registered yet… Read More