TubeMogul Crushes Wall Street with 64% Rise on First Day of Trading

Whether the dramatic increase of the company’s stock price on its initial day of trading, which closed at 11.50, up $4.50 or 64%, can be sustained or not, time will tell.  For TubeMogul co-founder and CEO Brett Wilson, he is focused on “building a big, transformative company,” he told Beet.TV recently when we interviewed him […]


TubeMogul Files for IPO

Tubemogul, the programmatic video advertising technology platform, has filed for an IPO aimed at raising $75 million, according to government filings.  In January at CES we spoke with founder and CEO Brett Wilson about the company and its leadership role in pushing for viewability around digital video.  We have reposted that interview today.  


In Video Mash-Up, Ebuzzing & Teads Merge Ahead Of IPO

In a sign of the growing importance of online video advertising technology, two of the sector’s vendors are merging – and say they plan to go public next year. Ebuzzing, which was co-founded by French web entrepreneur Pierre Chapaz, and Teads, a French ad tech firm bringing new formats to market, say they are combining to […]


PubMatic Readies IPO at $1 Billion Valuation, report

PubMatic, the automated platform for for buying and selling digital advertising, is  readying a public offering that will raise over $1 billion, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. Last month in Las Vegas at CES we spoke with president Kirk McDonald about the company and its recent expansion into the video ad […]


Goldman Sachs, RBC Underwriting Rubicon Project IPO

The Los Angeles-based Rubicon Group, a technology platform for buyers and sellers of digital media, has filed to go public in a $100  in an offering  lead by by Goldman Sachs and RBC Capital Markets. Back in 2010, we interviewed CEO Frank Addante (now 37) about the company. We have republished that video today. Here […]


Rightster Bags New Content Deals After IPO

LONDON — Video distribution outfit Rightster is targeting growth through acquisition and platform investment using some of the money it earned by becoming the first YouTube multi-channel network (MCN) to go public last month. The UK-based company raised £20.4 million ($36.7 million) by floating on London’s AIM market and has already started pumping that market […]


Rightster CEO: Post-IPO, Acquisition Talks Already Under Way

LONDON — It’s barely a week since video distribution and monetization service Rightster became that rare beast – a technology floatation on London’s stock markets. But CEO Charlie Muirhead, whose company raised £22.4 million ($36 million), tells Beet.TV he is already talking with companies he wants to buy to grow his video business further. “We’re in […]