Video Ad Platform Jun Group Raises $28 Million In First Venture Round

The Jun Group, a New York-based video ad platform that places ads in custom video players on publisher sites and within mobile apps, has taken its first venture round since being formed in 2005, the company announced today. The company, founded in 205, has taken some debt financing and is profitable, CEO Mitchell Reichgut tells […]

 

Apps Are Hot, “Web Is AM Radio”: Jun CEO Reichgut

FORT LAUDERDALE — How times change. Once, the web was the be-all and end-all of digital media. Wired magazine’s playful cover story may not quite have come to pass, but the web certainly isn’t where digital starts and ends nowadays. “Eighty-seven percent of mobile traffic happens in an app,” says ad tech company Jun Group‘s […]

 

Interstitial Better Than Auto-Play: Jun CEO Mulls New Mobile Ads

CHICAGO – Ad network Jun Group’s CEO Mitchell Reichgut “recoils” when he hears about auto-playing ads, the new format being picked by Facebook and others to deliver video messages. But that doesn’t mean he won’t try introducing interruptive ads of his own. “(Auto-play) smacks of things that less than ingenuous,” Reichgut tells Beet.TV in this […]

 

Jun Group in Pact with Mindshare for Real-Time Video Ad Campaigns and Analytics

CHICAGO,  The Jun Group,  a video ad tech company that serves branded video ads to several hundred publishers site and mobile apps,  is in a pact with the big WPP media agency Mindshare for its real-time ad delivery platform called The Loop.  In an interview with Beet.TV, Jun Group CEO Mitchell Reichgut explains how his […]

 

Video Ads Perform Better On Mobile: Jun Group CEO

The booming video advertising segment stands an even better chance of ringing up success on mobile devices than it has on desktop so far. That’s according to one video ad platform boss. “Seventy percent of the video views we did were on mobile devices,” says Jun Group CEO Mitchell Reichgut. “The performance is better, counterintiuitively, than […]

 

Yahoo Gets Post-Web Analytics With Flurry: Jun’s Reichgut explains

Yahoo has bought itself a role in the advertising ecosystem that comes after the desktop web by acquiring mobile analytics firm Flurry last week. That’s the assessment of one cross-platform video ad tech vendor CEO. “A media company that was based on the web is now struggling getting in to the mobile space,” Jun Group […]

 

The Viral Video Is Not a Business Model

While the viral video hit can be golden for brands, it can’t be done consistently and it’s “not a sustainable business model” says Mitchell Reichgut, CEO and founder of the Jun Group, a digital video ad services firm that secures views for branded content on hundreds of publisher sites.   Viral is great, but paid […]

 

Native Video Advertising on Mobile Devices Powers Growth for Jun Group

The dramatic rise of mobile, opt-in video advertising has helped fuel revenue growth for the New York-based adtech firm Jun Group by 120% in 2013 and the company is on pace for that kind of growth this year as well, says CEO Mitchell Reichgut  in this interview with Beet.TV. In the last few years, Jun […]

 

Advertisers Misled On Premium Placement: Jun’s Reichgut

Advertisers are being dazzled with premium-grade publisher names by salespeople who instead give them low-quality sites as inventory, says one ad tech exec. “Right now, the whole business is getting away with it,” says Jun Group CEO Mitchell Reichgut. “The client is seeing the big names (of sites on which they will appear) but they […]

 

Jun Group Driving Native Video Ads To Apps

Jun Group is a video advertising platform on the move after raising $2.5 million in debt funding last month – and one direction it’s moving is mobile. The New York-based outfit helps brands place video ads and sponsored content on Jun’s network of premium web publishers like Business Insider and CNN. “Seventy percent of the […]