Equity Monday: Two early-stage rounds, grocery delivery and SoftBank’s bill

Good morning friends, and welcome back to TechCrunch’s Equity Monday, a short-form audio hit to kickstart your week. Before we jump into today’s show, don’t forget that the long-form Equity tha

Singtel’s digital ad division Amobee acquires Turn for $310M

Amobee just announced that it has agreed to acquire adtech company Turn for $310 million. Amobee used to be a mobile ad startup itself, before a 2012 acquisition by Singtel, where it remains a su

Programmatic Ads In Entertainment And Travel Have Become More Competitive, Report Says

Online ad company <a target="_blank" href="http://www.turn.com">Turn</a> is releasing its first Advertising Intelligence Index, which it says will reveal "the world's most competitive advertising mark

Komli Media Launches Remarketing Platform To Take On Google, Facebook

It’s been a roller-coaster ride for Komli Media so far, the Indian digital ad network that has raised around $97 million from investors including Peepul Capital, Norwest and Nexus Venture Partn

Turn’s Series E Round Further Boosts Ad-Tech Startups

Venture investors may have turned their attention to earlier stage ad-tech companies at the right time now that big investments and <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2013/09/20/rocket-fuel-ipo/">strong<

Digital Ad Company Turn Raises $80M, Stays Vague On Possible IPO Plans

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.turn.com">Turn</a>, which describes itself as a "post-ad-tech" company, is announcing that it has raised $80 million in Series E funding, bringing its total investm

Turn Report Shows Climbing Ad Rates In Display And Social

A new report from online advertising company <a target="_blank" href="http://www.turn.com">Turn</a> shows rising or steady eCPMs (the effective price paid by advertisers for every thousand impressions

Online Ad Company Turn Launches In Japan

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.turn.com">Turn</a>, which offers advertising tools in areas like real-time bidding and analytics, is announcing today that it has opened its first office in Japan.

Turn Report Shows A 15 Percent Increase In Display Ad Costs And A 45 Percent Drop In Mobile

A new report from online advertising company <a target="_blank" href="http://www.turn.com">Turn</a> suggests that costs for display advertising, video ads, and other rich media are rising, while those

The LaunchPad 13 at Web 2.0 Summit

The annual Web 2.0 Summit kicked off today at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. The conference Summit, which has been sold out for months, is noticeably larger than last year and hundreds of people a

Turn to Launch Hybrid CPA Ad Network

San Mateo startup Turn will unveil an interesting new advertising platform tomorrow at the Web 2.0 conference. It combines Cost Per Action bidding with a wide range of user, site and ad performance an