IPG Invests in Mobile Rewards Startup Kiip: Brian Wong discusses deal and growth plans By Tim Peterson Last July mobile rewards startup Kiip announced it had raised an $11 million funding round “led by Relay Ventures, with participation from existing Series A investors Hummer Winblad and True Ventures, and others.” Now the company is... more.
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Monday, November 26th, 2012 - Tis the season for holiday-themed schticks from startups (and their accompanying PR pitches) — and to be honest, most of them are more worthy of an eyeroll than anything else. But today Copious, the socially-powered online marketplace where people can buy and sell things, kicked off a Cyber Monday event... more.
AMSTERDAM, October 31, 2012 – Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) announces that it has acquired WorldMate Inc., a leader in mobile travel technology providing itinerary management systems and on-the-road services for travelers. As more and more travelers use mobile devices to plan and purchase travel, this move underlines CWT’s commitment to invest... more.
Nexage is hoping to expand the capabilities of its mobile ad exchange with the launch of a new service called Nexage Connect. Mark Connon, the company’s executive vice president of corporate and business development, said advertisers and publishers can do a number of things (largely related to targeting) in the desktop... more.