Taboola

  • With More Than 1.5B Recommendations Daily, Taboola Raises $15M More To Fund International Expansion

    With More Than 1.5B Recommendations Daily, Taboola Raises $15M More To Fund International Expansion

    Content recommendation and distribution startup Taboola has grown quickly over the past year or so. It’s looking to accelerate that growth, adding another $15 million in funding led by Pitango VC, along with participation from existing investors Evergreen Venture Partners, WGI Group, and Marker. That funding will be used to double headcount and open offices in new, strategic markets. Read More

  • After Growing Revenue 750% In 2012 And Conquering Video, Taboola Goes After Article Recommendations

    After Growing Revenue 750% In 2012 And Conquering Video, Taboola Goes After Article Recommendations

    Taboola had a banner year in 2012, serving nearly 1.5 billion video recommendations per day by the end of the year. With all of its growth in video recommendations, the company also grew revenue by more than 750 percent in 2012. The startup now sees a huge opportunity to move on from recommending videos to tackling content of all types. Read More

  • Now Recommending 800M Videos Daily, Taboola Hires Former Groupon Exec To Lead European Expansion

    Now Recommending 800M Videos Daily, Taboola Hires Former Groupon Exec To Lead European Expansion

    Video recommendations startup Taboola is growing fast, now serving up more than 800 million recommendations per day. But it sees a huge opportunity to expand even more quickly, and is looking to Europe as untouched territory in the recommendation and video syndication market. With that in mind, it’s hired former Groupon country manager Nadav Rosenberg to lead the charge in that region. Read More

  • Taboola Raises $9 Million To Power Video Recommendations Across The Web

    Taboola Raises $9 Million To Power Video Recommendations Across The Web

    Taboola, a service that powers many of the video recommendation widgets you find across the web, has raised a $9 million Series B funding round. The round is being led by Crescent Point, which is based in New York and Asia, as well as Evergreen VC, which has participated in previous rounds. This round brings Taboola’s total funding to $15 million (it previously raised a $4.5 million round… Read More

  • Taboola Turbo Charges Revision3's Video Uplift By 90%

    Video recommendation startup Taboola has been having quite a year, signing up major Web publishers such as the Huffington Post and the online editions of Bloomberg and The New York Times. The driving force behind the company’s continued traction is their Text2Video product. In fact, its most recent coup, Revision3, has seen a whopping 90% video uplift since adding Text2Video to… Read More

  • Taboola: Funding Announcement Imminent & CNN Deal?

    Something is definitely stirring over at video recommendation/discovery provider Taboola, which we last covered a year ago. I’ve had multiple sources in the Israeli VC community insist that the company has closed a multi-million round of financing, with Evergreen Ventures Partners being the primary investor. Additionally, while following the US Elections in its final month I also happened… Read More

  • Taboola Lands $1.5 Million, Powers Video Discovery

    Search has been one of the most powerful tools on the internet, but its next of kin “discovery” is coming up fast. Many new sites are serving up recommendations alongside search to help visitors discover new content they didn’t even know they wanted. But implementing a discovery engine yourself can take time and money away from your core product. Isral-based Taboola will… Read More