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40 Startups Working in the Ad-Network Space to Follow

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For those of you who are interested in ad tech and have spent any time on Twitter, you have probably seen how fast things move and how much information can be shared. Most people follow dozens of ad tech professionals and media outlets on Twitter, wanting to stay informed on the latest changes and stories. If you’ve ever wanted to be in the loop, but don’t know who to follow, this list is for you.

I’ve compiled a list of the 40 startups I think are most influential in the ad network/technology space right now. The list is arranged in no particular order.


1. CatapultX

The idea behind this startup: CatapultX utilizes AI to integrate advertisers into video, anywhere.

Headquarters: Newark, New Jersey, United States

Industries: Ad Network, Advertising Platforms, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Marketing, Video Advertising

Founders: James Altschuler, Zack Rosenberg

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2. BloomJoy

The idea behind this startup: BloomJoy is a safe and curated platform for content syndication between publishers, bloggers, and brands.

Headquarters: Austin, Texas, United States

Industries: Ad Network, Advertising, Blogging Platforms, Content Creators, Content Discovery, Content Syndication, Digital Media, Internet, Publishing

Founders: David J. Phillips, Jason M. Mustian, Robert Trencheny

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3. Oyster Technology Group

The idea behind this startup: Oyster helps brands reach audiences on-the-go with its street-level media network within rideshare.

Headquarters: Dallas, Texas, United States

Industries: Ad Network, Advertising, Computer Vision, Digital Media

Founders: Bo Sijuade, Fermin Morales

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4. Dood

The idea behind this startup: Live streaming platform for modern professionals to broadcast their products, services, and experiences to a global audience.

Headquarters: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Industries: Ad Network, Apps, Digital Entertainment, Media and Entertainment, Mobile Advertising, Real Time, Social Network, Video Advertising, Video Streaming

Founders: Vladimir Rigenco

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5. stratEDGE® App

The idea behind this startup: stratEDGE discovers the social media platforms that earn online campaigns the most money to maximize return on advertising spend.

Headquarters: Carrollton, Texas, United States

Industries: Ad Network, Advertising, Advertising Platforms, Artificial Intelligence, Data Visualization, Developer APIs, Machine Learning, Social Media Management

Founders: Kaci Anne Beerbower

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6. sixads

The idea behind this startup: Sixads is a free traffic exchange platform made for store owners. It also helps merchants to run Facebook, Instagram and Google ads!

Headquarters: Vilnius, Vilniaus Apskritis, Lithuania

Industries: Shopify, Ad Network, E-Commerce, Advertising Platforms, Marketing, Facebook, Instagram and Google Ads.

Founders: Romas Juskevicius

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7. Babbler Ads

The idea behind this startup: Advertising network with focus on contextual advertising placement in websites message boards

Headquarters: Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland

Industries: Ad Network, Artificial Intelligence

Founders: Dmitry Omelechko, Oleksii Kharchenko, Sergii Bortnikov, Yuriy Kudin

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8. REAL WEB MEDIA

The idea behind this startup: Real Web Media is a self serve platform for buying and selling ads on the web and mobile devices.

Headquarters: Los Angeles, California, United States

Industries: Ad Network, Advertising, Advertising Platforms, Marketing

Founders: Unknown

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9. Rippler

The idea behind this startup: A full-service creative digital marketing platform based out of Delaware.

Headquarters: Middletown, Delaware, United States

Industries: Ad Network, Advertising Platforms, Digital Marketing, Social Media Advertising

Founders: Divyesh Vaishnav, Hashem Zahran

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10. DigiFi

The idea behind this startup: Wifi Marketing tool that helps venues to analysis their guests data and utilize the data for efficient targeted media.

Headquarters: Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt

Industries: Ad Network, Analytics, Big Data, Location Based Services, Wireless

Founders: ahmed nassef

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11. Kyndoo

The idea behind this startup: A Market Network Providing Deep Data for the Social Influence Industry

Headquarters: San Francisco, California, United States

Industries: Ad Network, Advertising, Big Data, Professional Networking, Social Media Advertising

Founders: Kelly McDonald

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12. Agency Vista

The idea behind this startup: Software

Headquarters: New York, New York, United States

Industries: Ad Network, Advertising, Business Development, Internet, Marketing, Network Security, Search Engine, SEO, Social Media, Software

Founders: Vitaly Veksler

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13. aNine

The idea behind this startup: The Unfair Advantage™ on Amazon. Global Leader in Amazon Advertising MSP/SaaS for Agencies, Brands & Sellers. 7+ Billion Managed on Amazon

Headquarters: Excelsior, Minnesota, United States

Industries: Ad Network, Advertising, Content Marketing, Information Technology, Marketing, Product Management, Supply Chain Management, Video Advertising

Founders: Justin Johnson

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14. SAMA Labs

The idea behind this startup: Boca Raton Based Creative Digital Marketing Lab

Headquarters: Boca Raton, Florida, United States

Industries: Ad Network, Advertising, Brand Marketing, Digital Marketing, Direct Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Video Editing

Founders: Unknown

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15. EvaDav

The idea behind this startup: Native advertising network based on push-notifications.

Headquarters: Unknown

Industries: Ad Network, Advertising, Advertising Platforms, Affiliate Marketing, Marketing

Founders: Unknown

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16. getfluence

The idea behind this startup: The best platform for connecting advertisers and high-traffic websites to publish sponsored content.

Headquarters: Toulouse, Midi-Pyrenees, France

Industries: Ad Network, Advertising, Advertising Platforms, Digital Marketing, Digital Media

Founders: Marc DE ZORDO

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17. LEON Mobility

The idea behind this startup: We bring a charging and information hub to the smart cities of tomorrow.

Headquarters: Leonberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

Industries: Ad Network, Advertising Platforms, Last Mile Transportation, Outdoor Advertising, Smart Cities

Founders: Mat Schubert

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18. Interactive Offers

The idea behind this startup: Next Generation in Email Marketing Platform

Headquarters: Boca Raton, Florida, United States

Industries: Ad Network, Advertising, Advertising Platforms, Digital Marketing

Founders: Rafael Pereira

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19. Glimpz

The idea behind this startup: Glimpz is a mapped social media tool that connects journalists to news publishers through a real-time footage marketplace.

Headquarters: Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel

Industries: Ad Network, Cryptocurrency

Founders: Julianna Himelstein

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20. Trustium

The idea behind this startup: SaaS B2B platform for determining Credibility and protecting Brand image

Headquarters: Saratoga, California, United States

Industries: Ad Network, Advertising, Advertising Platforms, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, SaaS, Software

Founders: Cedar Milazzo

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21. Bigitec Studio

The idea behind this startup: Digital Islamic Content

Headquarters: Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Industries: Ad Network, Digital Media, Mobile Apps, Publishing, Religion, Social Network, Video Games

Founders: Bilal Chbib

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22. PurpleAds

The idea behind this startup: PurpleAds is a great way to reach different audiences worldwide through an exclusive network of websites, effortlessly.

Headquarters: Be’er Sheva, HaDarom, Israel

Industries: Ad Network, Advertising, Advertising Platforms, Marketing

Founders: Natan Abramov, Yosi Dahan

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23. Zinc

The idea behind this startup: Zinc is a blockchain-based advertising protocol that empowers users to share their data and rewards them for viewing ads on an app.

Headquarters: Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel

Industries: Ad Network, Advertising, Cryptocurrency

Founders: Daniel Trahtemberg

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24. Baxo

The idea behind this startup: Baxo develops a location-based augmented reality advertising platform using blockchain technology.

Headquarters: Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel

Industries: Ad Network, Advertising, Augmented Reality, Cryptocurrency, Information Technology, Software

Founders: Gabi Ben Ami

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25. Stuck AI

The idea behind this startup: Hyperlocal D-OOH Advertising powered by Artificial Intelligence

Headquarters: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Industries: Ad Network, Ad Targeting, Advertising, Advertising Platforms, Artificial Intelligence, Local Advertising, Location Based Services, Marketing, Outdoor Advertising

Founders: Nagappan Venkatesan

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26. Adcorn

The idea behind this startup: SaaS product that helps companies and individuals to expand the network of influence and more efficiently collaborate with it

Headquarters: Moscow, Moscow City, Russian Federation

Industries: Ad Network, Ad Retargeting, Advertising Platforms, Information Technology, SaaS, Social Media, Software

Founders: Anton Kozhevnikov

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27. GetMedia

The idea behind this startup: GETMEDIA is a digital marketing platform that enables advertisers to connect to their customers online.

Headquarters: Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel

Industries: Ad Network, Advertising, Advertising Platforms, Marketing

Founders: Chaim Kliger

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28. Adongo Blockchain Ltd

The idea behind this startup: Decentralized online ad exchange platform that makes digital advertising fast, easy, affordable and data driven.

Headquarters: Unknown

Industries: Ad Network, Advertising, Advertising Platforms, Blockchain, Digital Signage, Mobile Advertising, Outdoor Advertising

Founders: Prabhu Moorthy, Salamah Chundoo

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29. Markpoint DSP

The idea behind this startup: A self-serving RTB media buying platform.

Headquarters: Unknown

Industries: Ad Network, Advertising, Advertising Platforms, Mobile Advertising, Video Advertising

Founders: Unknown

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30. Hyperbidder

The idea behind this startup: Hyperbidder is the leading online advertising marketplace for Internet advertisers and publishers to buy and sell in a trusted environment.

Headquarters: Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

Industries: Ad Network, Advertising, Blockchain, Marketing, Marketplace

Founders: Giorgio Talegon, Kishor Patil

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31. Rentrust

The idea behind this startup: Rentust is a platform for advertising rental apartments and getting trustworthy tenants.

Headquarters: Holon, Tel Aviv, Israel

Industries: Ad Network, Advertising, Rental, Rental Property

Founders: Daniel Drey

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32. Futad Advertising

The idea behind this startup: The Futuristic realm of Digital Advertising. Presenting corporate brands to the world using modern technology and unique visual solutions.

Headquarters: Doha, Ad Dawhah, Qatar

Industries: Ad Network, Advertising, Local Advertising, Outdoor Advertising, Virtual Reality

Founders: Unknown

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33. Mawelan

The idea behind this startup: Mawelan is developing an online platform that allows investors to fund ad campaigns.

Headquarters: Nazareth, HaZafon, Israel

Industries: Ad Network, Advertising, FinTech

Founders: Unknown

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34. Celerum Digital Pte. Ltd

The idea behind this startup: OpenRTB based ad exchange. White label RTB platform providers. Working with DSPs and SSPs programatically.

Headquarters: Unknown

Industries: Ad Exchange, Ad Network, DSP

Founders: Unknown

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35. inPusher

The idea behind this startup: Push/Native Advertising Network

Headquarters: Unknown

Industries: Ad Network, Advertising, Digital Marketing

Founders: Unknown

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36. Click Render

The idea behind this startup: Click Render is a digital marketing agency that offers a wide array of digital marketing services.

Headquarters: Herzliya, Tel Aviv, Israel

Industries: Ad Network, Digital Marketing, Marketing

Founders: Unknown

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37. Ripe

The idea behind this startup: Connecting cannabis brands with customers

Headquarters: Unknown

Industries: Ad Network, Advertising, Cannabis, DSP

Founders: Unknown

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38. Berita24com

The idea behind this startup: Berita24com is a company located in Jakarta.

Headquarters: Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia

Industries: Ad Network, Business Intelligence, News

Founders: Unknown

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39. Influenced.Media

The idea behind this startup: Influencer Network

Headquarters: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Industries: Ad Network, Advertising, App Marketing, Brand Marketing, Digital Marketing, Direct Marketing, Marketing, Mobile Advertising, Social Media Advertising, Video Advertising

Founders: Unknown

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40. Play Tag

The idea behind this startup: Play Tag develops SocialB that simplifies social media processes with an all-in-one communication platform.

Headquarters: Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel

Industries: Ad Network, Social Media

Founders: Jonathan Cabessa

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