Three mobile startup veterans raise $1.5M to provide cookie-like data for mobile apps

PushSpring has raised $1.5 million in capital to help mobile developers know their customers better so they can display more relevant ads inside of their applications. The Seattle-based company, which has been operating quietly for the past year, was founded by three Seattle mobile veterans: Karl Stillner, Steve Dossick and Tyler Davidson. Stillner, who is PushSpring’s… Read More


HasOffers buys stake in MobileAds service, making first investment in another company

HasOffers made its first investment in another company today by purchasing a stake in MobileAds, a company that provides a white label solution used by marketers to create interactive mobile advertisements. The Seattle-based company did not disclose the amount of the investment or the size of the resulting stake. Peter Hamilton, CEO of HasOffers, said in a… Read More


Mobile ad spending drives slight revenue growth for Marchex

More spending toward mobile consumers helped Seattle-based online advertising company Marchex, as it reported a slight bump in revenue on its first quarter earnings report. “Momentum across our Call Products drove accelerating growth in the first quarter,” Russell Horowitz, CEO of Marchex, said in a press release. “Advertisers are spending more marketing dollars going after mobile… Read More


Red Loop lands ad deal with major Chinese media network

China boasts the world’s largest smartphone user base and Red Loop Media continues to tap into it. The Redmond-based mobile marketing company just inked a deal with China News Network (CNC), the broadcast TV news division of China’s largest and official news agency, Xinhua. Red Loop will launch global mobile advertising services on CNC’s mobile TV apps. Xinhua,… Read More