Lead411 launches "Hottest Companies in New York City" awards
       
LOS ANGELES, Calif., - February 7, 2012 - In order to recognize the fastest growing technology companies in New York City metropolitan area, Lead411 is proud to announce the release of its "Hottest Companies in New York City" award.

Background
Each day, the Lead411 research team scours through 600+ press releases and business articles including venture capital fundings, company launches, new office openings, customer press releases, etc. This information has given insight to which are the fastest growing companies in the U.S. Their "Hottest Companies" awards have been created to recognize these fast growing companies in different geographic regions. This particular list originally started with over 2200 companies and it has been narrowed down to the top 73.

"This is our 3rd Annual New York City award. We are pleased with the recognition the Award has received over the past few years," said Tom Blue, CEO of Lead411, "and we are very proud of the respected list of companies for the 2012 winners."

How the Winners were Chosen

First, all companies must be in either the Software, Wireless, Internet, Hardware, or Media industry and be a privately held organization, and be within New York City region. From there, each company must meet one or more of the following requirements;

  • ** 100% increase in revenues over the past 2 years; OR
  • ** Over $5M in funding in the past 2 years;

About Lead411

Lead411 provides information, news, and research about U.S. companies and their executives. Founded in 2001, its goal has been to focus on quality corporate data that is valid and useful rather than producing as many company records as possible. In addition, Lead411 tracks company news in order to alert its customers about venture financing, new hires, hiring plans, etc. Customers include Gartner, Administaff and ADP.



DoubleVerify
DoubleVerify is the pioneer of online media verification. Our mission is to bring trust, accountability, transparency, and compliance to online advertising in order to drive the entire industry forward. We are uniquely positioned at the nexus of the digital advertising industry. We work with the largest publishers, advertisers, ad networks, ad exchanges, and demand side platforms to verify the correct placement and display of every single impression of a verified online advertising campaign. DoubleVerify has raised $33M in venture money led by JMI Equity in January of 2012.

2tor Inc
Founded by a unique team of education veterans with unparalleled experience, 2tor Inc. is a private company that partners with preeminent institutions of higher education to deliver rigorous, selective degree programs online. 2tor got a hold of $32.5 M in funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners in March of 2011.

ContextWeb Inc
From our founding in May of 2000, CONTEXTWEB has focused on building out a real-time contextual targeting platform that can analyze the content of any web page in less than 20 milliseconds and allow advertisers to target audiences at scale across the short and long-tail. In 2004, CONTEXTWEB launched an exchange business that leverages this powerful technology to enable publishers and advertisers to trade inventory in real-time, utilizing context as one of the many valuable data points. The company received $10M in financing in September of 2011.

Clickable
Clickable is the first live Web platform to make online advertising Simple, Sophisticated and Profitable™. Our purpose is to help businesses survive and thrive by simplifying online advertising success. Clickable was founded in 2006 in New York City by David S. Kidder and Munish Gandhi. Prior to founding Clickable, David and Munish founded SmartRay Network, a mobile advertising delivery pioneer. The company received $12M in financing from American Express in October of 2011.

Yext
Yext is the Next Yellow Pages, offering superior local services for advertisers, publishers and users. The company helps local businesses get found, maximize yield for our publishing partners, and answer local searches for internet users. Yext got a hold of $10M in funding from WGI Group in July of 2011.

Legolas Media
The Legolas Media Marketplace is an innovative online advertising technology that brings together buyers and sellers to effectively execute audience buys. Agencies and advertisers use the Legolas platform to drive price and performance optimization for audience buying across all inventory types, and provide transparency and forecasting to clients. The company got a hold of $5M in financing from Valhalla Partners in March of 2011.

PBM IT Solutions
Peer39 is the leading provider of data based on the content and structure of web pages for the purpose of improving the relevance and effectiveness of online display advertising. Peer39’s data attributes are critical to Real Time Bidding (RTB), the most fundamentally disruptive and transformative trend in online advertising. Peer39 raised $5.2M in venture money led by Evergreen Venture Partners in May of 2011.

Outbrain Inc
Outbrain is the leading content discovery platform, reaching a highly engaged audience through distribution on top publisher sites, including CNN, Fox News, Hachette Filipacchi Media, Mashable, MSNBC and Slate. Outbrain provides publishers a service for recommended links to increase traffic and generate revenue. The company got a hold of $35M in funding from Index Ventures in December of 2011.

Tumblr Inc
Tumblr located in New York, and founded in 2007 by CEO David Karp, is a publishing platform and social network offering mixed-media blogs that uniquely reflect the author's interests. These "tumblelogs" are a variation of blogs that favor short-form, mixed-media posts over the longer editorial posts frequently associated with blogging. Millions of people sharing the things they do, find, love, think, or create. Tumblr landed $85M in funding in September of 2011 led by Greylock Partners.

Betaworks
betaworks is built on the belief that the real-time social web represents a radical shift in how people use the Internet. The future is about dynamic streams of information, not static pages. It's about push, not pull; it's about enabling publishing tools and big data; and it's about the ways we touch, experience and interact with the Internet and each other. betaworks got a hold of $20M in venture funding led by RRE Ventures in March of 2010.

Bonobos Inc
Bonobos is a men's apparel start-up built around the concept that consensus thinking can be a big mistake. There are a number of things about mainstream men's fashion that we at Bonobos believe are counter-intuitive. The company $18.5M in funding in December of 2010 led by Lightspeed Venture Partners.

MediaMath
At MediaMath (founded 2007), we've built the tools that enable and empower this new breed of marketing professional. Our TerminalOne platform allows agencies and advertisers to plan, execute, optimize, and analyze marketing programs across the digital landscape. The result? Greater efficiency, measurably superior performance of each advertising dollar and strategic media and audience insights to drive smarter decision-making for the new generation of Math Men. MediaMath received $14M in funding led by QED Investors in March of 2011.

ideeli Inc
ideeli is the fastest-growing online members-only shopping site in the U.S. Our 3.8 million members enjoy limited-time sales featuring the most sought-after brands across the categories of apparel, accessories, home, beauty, travel and kids. Each event is designed by ideeli editors to offer an exclusive shopping opportunity with new brands featured each day at up to 80% off. ideeli landed $41M in funding from Next World Capital in April of 2011.

Fynanz
Fynanz, Inc. is a leading technology provider of web-based private student lending networks and solutions. Fynanz pioneered the innovative technology platform that easily puts lenders into the private student lending business. The technology is simple to implement and customize, without the need to purchase or install any software. This end-to-end integrated solution includes complete origination, underwriting, servicing and marketing. Fynanz received $6.5M in financing led by Draper Fisher Jurvetson in February of 2010.

Connotate Inc
Connotate is the Web collection company that puts the power of Web data monitoring and collection into the hands of the business user. Through an easy-to-use ‘point and click’ interface and patented algorithms, Connotate delivers the scalability, reliability and resiliency necessary to drive strategic value from dynamic, Web sources. Connotate received $5.25M in funding from .406 Ventures in June of 2010.

Nistica Inc
Nistica is a global supplier of agile optical modules that simplify, automate and make affordable the delivery of high bandwidth applications. Founded in January 2005 with the vision of automating the edge and metro core of the optical network, Nistica has designed its products for optical system OEM vendors around the world. Nistica received $8.5M in financing led by Battelle Ventures in February of 2011.

RecycleBank
Recyclebank® is the leading environmental social platform that realizes the collective impact of individual action. Through its digital offerings and partnerships with municipalities, haulers, small businesses and corporate brands, Recyclebank incentivizes green actions with points that can be redeemed for discounts and rewards. The company got a hold of $14M in funding from Physic Ventures in February of 2011.

AdMeld
Admeld's mission is to keep premium publishers on the cutting edge of advertising technology, enabling them to maximize their revenue and sell their inventory smarter and safer. Our high-tech, high-touch approach generates the maximum yield for every ad impression by giving publishers access to demand from hundreds of sources (ad networks, DSPs, etc.) on their own terms. Admeld got a hold of $15M in financing from Norwest Venture Partners in August of 2010.

Boxee
Boxee is a device that finds them and puts them on your TV. It’s easy to use and even better, there’s no monthly fee. The idea for boxee in 2004 when they began using Xbox Media Center, an open source software for the original Xbox that allowed people to play digital media on their TVs. They became members of XBMC’s open source community and in 2007 imagined a way to take the platform even further. Boxee received $16.5M in funding led by Pitango Venture Capital in March of 2011.

Oyster Hotel Reviews
Oyster.com is the web's hotel truth serum. Oyster.com's mission is to deliver unbiased, expert information about hotels and make it easy to discover the perfect destination. Oyster visits, comprehensively photograph, critiques and rates each hotel reviewed on Oyster. Oyster.com landed $10M in funding from Travel Channel in April of 2011.

BuyWithMe Inc
The BuyWithMe team, are the most avid fans of the businesses featuring deals on this site. We take pride in working to handpick and help curate the promotions, partnering with businesses of all types to showcase the best that they can offer. When you buy with us, you can be assured that you won't find better deals in town. The company received $16M in financing from Matrix Partners in July of 2010.

Simulmedia
Simulmedia is the world’s first fully-scaled digital ad targeting platform for linear television. Our unwired audience network reaches all 116 million US TV homes in partnership with 7 of the 8 largest system operators and more than 30 television networks. Our technology is powered by the largest anonymous TV viewing database ever created. Our patent-pending targeting technology drove results 25-200% better than conventional targeting methods, averaging 75% more target audience reach in over 200 TV advertising campaigns. Simulmedia landed $9.25M in financing in May of 2011.

Group Commerce
Group Commerce is the market-leading platform for publishers who want to succeed in e-commerce. Our company serves the three groups that make an eCommerce program work: the consumer, the publisher, and the merchant. Our technology has been designed to serve the unique needs of brands and media companies from the ground up. Group Commerce got a hold of $10M in financing in May of 2011.

Cinchcast
Cinchcast provides solutions that allow companies to create, share, measure and monetize audio content to reach and engage the people that are most important to their business. Online publishers and content creators, marketing and public relations professionals, meeting and event planners, and online training specialists rely on Cinchcast’s cloud-based audio management platform and robust portfolio of support services to produce and share audio content. Cinchcast received $6M in financing from Guggenheim Partners in August of 2011.

Taboola Inc
Taboola is the leader in online video discovery and distribution. Our suite of technologies give content owners a vehicle to match every page on their site with videos from their corpus contextually and behaviorally. Taboola serves top brands including CNN, The NYTimes, USAToday, Bloomberg, Demand Media and others. The company has raised $9M in venture money from Crescent Point in August of 2011.

CrowdTwist, Inc
CrowdTwist develops a next generation loyalty platform which addresses the needs and concerns of today’s online-centric world. We believe in the power of loyalty as a marketing tool as well as a new source of revenue for our clients. Our team hails from many different walks of life, but shares the common passion for hard work, a great company culture and strong product design & user interface. The company landed $6M in funding led by Softbank Capital in September of 2011.

LearnVest
LearnVest.com is the leading personal finance and lifestyle website for women. Since its debut as a TechCrunch50 Company in September 2009, LearnVest has helped over one million women gain control of their finances. LearnVest provides trusted content, tools, and support to help women tackle their finances at each stage of life. LearnVest received $19M in financing led by Accel Partners in July of 2011.

Tactus Technologies, Inc.
We are a dynamic software company that specializes in Virtual Reality applications. Tactus is built on a foundation of talent, innovation, and ingenuity and promises to revolutionize the current state-of-the-art in Virtual Environment development. Tactus has been a pioneer in Virtual Reality solutions and has developed the next generation of physics based software libraries that allow for real-time interaction, simulation, and visualization. The company landed $5.5M in funding in September of 2011.

GramercyOne
GramercyOne is a leading provider of cloud-based business management and marketing software to service businesses around the world. Our Software-as-a-Service platform enables businesses to operate efficiently while promoting their services and capturing customers through new marketing channels including social commerce, group buying, mobile and local advertising. GramercyOne has raised $14.5M in venture money from Revolution Ventures in October of 2011.

Intent Media
Intent Media is a fast-growing start-up that thrives at the intersection of e-commerce and performance media. We're building an innovative advertising platform that is shaking up the e-commerce industry with a combination of fresh thinking and exceptional technology. The company has raised $20M in venture money led by Redpoint Ventures in November of 2011.

Mformation Technologies Inc.
Mformation is the leading global provider of mobile device management (MDM) technology. Mformation offers a complete solution that enables mobile operators, managed service providers and enterprises to remotely manage, support and secure all types of mobile devices across all network types. Mformation received $8M in financing from Wellington Financial in March of 2011.

Logicworks
Logicworks brings focus to the broad spectrum of hosting solutions. From cloud hosting with infiniCloud to high-availability infrastructure services for savvy, high-growth clients, Logicworks has been built from the ground up to deliver maximum uptime for applications and content. The company collected $7.6M from Seaport Capital in April of 2011.

x+1 Inc
[x+1] combines marketing technology and human intelligence to help marketers achieve greater results online. Since inception in 1999, [x+1] has been singularly focused on delivering marketing optimization technology and services that helps marketers dramatically improve the profitability of their online marketing investments. [x+1] got a hold of $10M in financing from Intel Capital in January of 2011.

Live Gamer
Live Gamer is the world's first combined e-commerce and advertising platform. From its industry-leading micro-transaction engine and global payment gateways to the most innovative engagement advertising platform and targeted ad network, Live Gamer powers the world's top entertainment companies and helps leading brands effectively acquire new customers. The company has raised $8.5M in venture money led by Charles River Ventures in November of 2011.

Crisp Media
Crisp creates mobile ad products that make HTML5 advertising scalable across device platforms for native apps and browsers. Crisp Engage, an interactive ad platform designed to deliver the slickest ads to multiple screens, empowers agencies without disrupting their workflow to build, manage, and measure rich media advertising campaigns on connected devices. Crisp got a hold of $6M in financing from Meritage Funds in April of 2011.

Buddy Media
Buddy Media is the social enterprise software of choice for eight of the world's top ten global advertisers, empowering them to build and maintain relationships with their consumers in a connections-based world. The Buddy Media social marketing suite helps brands build powerful connections globally with its scalable, secure architecture and data-driven customer insights from initial point of contact through point of purchase. Buddy Media received $54M in funding led by GGV Capital in August of 2011.

Animoto Inc
Animoto is a video slideshow creation service that enables consumers, professionals and businesses to easily make and share professional-looking videos that will amaze friends, family and others. The Animoto team, which includes entertainment and technology industry veterans, has leveraged their expertise to develop a web-based service that makes it easy for people to quickly create and share their stories through video – using photos and/or videos. The company got a hold of $25M in financing from Spectrum Equity Investors
 in June of 2011.

TxVia, Inc
TxVia provides the most advanced operating system to enable emerging payments and financial services. Our custom, end-to-end processing platforms are based on a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) delivery model and incorporate a comprehensive range of development tools, off-the-shelf templates, user interfaces, and servicing applications as well as a range of third-party connectivity. We also offer a suite of supporting managed services. TxVia got a hold of $27.5M in funding from Oak Investment Partners in October of 2010.

BountyJobs
BountyJobs is an online marketplace that connects employers with a national network of seasoned headhunters. Rather than being chained to the phone with headhunters all day, BountyJobs guarantees efficient collaboration with the headhunter channel through a single Web-based application. BountyJobs is the preferred contingent search solution for more than one third of the Fortune 500, and our marketplace features more than 10,000 approved headhunters. The company received $5M in funding led by Greylock Partners in September of 2011.

Media6Degrees
m6d is a marketing technology company that uses machine learning to identify patterns in web-wide data that generate high-performing online media campaigns and actionable marketing insights. We help marketers advertise to their best new customer prospects by calculating the unique pattern in which their online customers cluster around the web. We analyze this social pattern for each marketer – called the brand signature – to power our advertising decisions.The company has raised $17M in financing led by Menlo Ventures in December of 2010.

AppNexus
AppNexus is the world leader in real-time advertising technology, serving the largest and most innovative buyers and sellers of online advertising, including Microsoft Advertising Exchange, Collective and Technorati Media. AppNexus offers the industry's most advanced technology platform that empowers companies to build, manage and optimize their entire online advertising businesses. The company landed $50M in financing led by Microsoft in October of 2010.

Yodle, Inc
Yodle is a leading local online advertising company with a simple mission: to connect local businesses with consumers so simply and cost-effectively that business owners can’t imagine any other way to advertise.It’s no secret that 82% of consumers use the Internet to find local businesses. Yodle got a hold of $10M in funding from JAFCO Ventures in February of 2010.

Mojiva, Inc
The team from Mojiva makes your job easier by developing unique, cutting-edge mobile advertising strategies for agencies, brand advertisers and publishers around the world. Mojiva provides more than 750 million unique users worldwide with an alliance of experts in mobile rich media (mojivamca.com), and executions that can run across every device and tablet, mobile site and app. The company got a hold of $7M in financing from UV Partners in April of 2010.

House Party, Inc
House Party is the only social media marketing company that marries social, digital and experiential programs to put brands in consumers’ hands, in their homes and in their conversations. We identify, screen and select the most active and viral brand advocates and create a program that helps jump the consideration set, creating authentic and real consumer usage. Founded in 2005, House Party is located in Irvington, NY. House Party has raised $5.3M in venture money from Acadia Woods Partners LLC in January of 2012.

Knewton Inc
Knewton is a technology company based in NYC. Our Adaptive Learning Platform™ customizes standardized educational content to meet the unique needs of each student. Knewton analyzes learning materials based on thousands of data points—concepts, structure, difficulty level, media format—and uses sophisticated algorithms to piece together the perfect bundle of content for each student, every day. The company has raised $33M in venture money led by Founders Fund in October of 2011.

YCD Multimedia Inc
YCD enables businesses to realize rapid, measurable returns on investment with its suite of smart, onsite digital media solutions. YCD offers a full end-to-end solution providing a comprehensive range of professional services and technology providing its retail and customer facing clients with the tools to drive sales, optimize product mix and enhance the customer experience. The company received $6M in financing led by Carmel Ventures in October of 2011.

10gen
10gen develops and supports MongoDB - the open source, high performance, scalable, document-oriented database. 10gen delivers technical support, professional services, and training for commercial-grade deployments of MongoDB. The company received $20M in financing from Sequoia Capital in September of 2011.

OpenSky
OpenSky’s mission is to align commerce around trusted relationships. OpenSky has created the world’s first relationship commerce platform that allows consumers to be able to conveniently buy directly from the people they follow and trust. The company received $30M in financing from Providence Equity Partners in October of 2011.

AdSafe Media
AdSafe Media is the digital advertising industry’s recognized leader in brand protection and campaign performance data. Our Content Rating System is the only solution that scores and evaluates the brand safety and context of web pages on the individual page level. AdSafe Media collected $7.5M in financing from Atlas Venture in July of 2010.

Sailthru
In 2009, Sailthru was born out of the need for a higher standard of email delivery. We believe that strong personalized communication is the foundation of good brand building, and that the power of highly-targeted, interest-based messaging cannot be overestimated. Sailthru's mission is to create dynamic, seamless one-to-one personalized media by giving consumers what they want, when they want it, and how they want it. Sailthru landed $8M in financing from RRE Ventures in September of 2011.

Etsy, Inc
The Etsy community spans the globe with buyers and sellers coming from more than 150 countries. Etsy sellers number in the hundreds of thousands.If each of these sellers stood outside at night with a really bright flashlight pointed towards the sky, it might look something like the image to the right. Etsy was founded in June, 2005. We are a community and a company. Etsy got a hold of $20M in venture money from Index Ventures in August 2010.

MaxPoint
MaxPoint Interactive’s retail advertising platform drives in-store traffic for retailers and brands. The company’s Digital Zip™ technology delivers the most effective and scalable neighborhood-level online campaigns. MaxPoint can pinpoint qualified customers interested in purchasing a product with more precision than using traditional zip codes, ultimately offering accurate neighborhood-level targeting with national reach and local results. The company landed $8M in financing from Madrona Venture Group in March of 2011.

BA-Insight
BA Insight™ is the leading provider of integrated search technologies and Search-based Applications that help organizations leverage the full power of Microsoft SharePoint® and FAST Search across the enterprise and in the cloud. BA Insight™ got a hold of $6M in funding led by Milestone Venture Partners in September of 2010.

Callaway Digital Arts
Callaway Digital Arts (CDA) publishes innovative mobile and tablet applications for children and families. Funded in August 2010 with an investment from Silicon Valley's Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, CDA creates meaningful digital experiences that transform the way families connect with media and with each other. The company has raised $6M in venture money from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in November of 2010.

Flat World Knowledge
Founded in 2007, Flat World Knowledge is the largest publisher of open college textbooks for students worldwide. Committed to making higher education more affordable and accessible, our course content is available in a range of low-cost formats, including a free online reader. To date, Flat World textbooks are used at more than 2,000 colleges in 44 countries. The company received $15M in financing from Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments in January of 2011.

STELLAService
Dedicated to helping consumers make more informed online shopping decisions, STELLAService is the first and only independent provider of customer service ratings for online retailers. The company leverages a nationwide network of full-time mystery shoppers to evaluate each site across more than 350 metrics, ensuring findings that are unbiased and true to the shopping experience. The company received $5M in financing from Battery Ventures in November of 2011.

TuneSat
TuneSat is a revolutionary technology that offers a simple solution to the overwhelming challenges of inaccurate performance reporting, lost royalty payments and copyright infringement. TuneSat lets you know exactly when and where your audio content is being performed on hundreds of TV channels and millions of websites around the globe, in the dirtiest of audio environments. TuneSat got a hold of $6M in financing from General Electric Pension Trust in May of 2011.

Smartling, Inc
Smartling, Inc. helps online businesses reduce the time and cost of building and delivering multilingual websites and mobile apps. The Smartling Translation Delivery Network (TDN) is the first purpose-built platform for translation management and delivery; it currently serves more than 500 million page views per month. Smartling received $10M in financing led by U.S. Venture Partners in July of 2011.

GlobalOne
GlobalOne is a cloud solution provider providing strategy, implementation, and support services with focus on client management (CRM), cloud computing (development and strategy), and social business. The GlobalOne team brings together individual professionals with more than a decade of CRM experience, proven cloud computing & SaaS technologies, real-world Social Business experience, and a mature offshore delivery capability. The company received $25M in financing from Columbia Capital in August of 2011.

Tremor Video Inc
Launched in 2005, Tremor Video is a digital video technology company that serves the complementary needs of the media community. Our SE2 technology offers advertisers massive reach and proven engagement with their marketing messages in 100% brand-safe environments, while our Acudeo income engine provides publishers easy access to multiple sources of revenue and the ability to manage and monetize every video impression. Tremor Video has raised $37M in venture money from Keating Capital Inc in September of 2011.

SecondMarket
SecondMarket is a registered broker dealer and member of FINRA, MSRB and SIPC, as well as an SEC-registered alternative trading system for private company stock. The company was founded in 2004 by Barry Silbert to address the growing need for liquidity for restricted securities in public companies. In 2008, SecondMarket began to expand into a number of other asset classes - including auction-rate securities, bankruptcy claims, private company stock, and fixed income products. SecondMarket got a hold of $15M in funding from Social+Capital Partnership in November of 2011.

Operative, Inc.
Operative Media Inc. is the advertising business management company. Our core purpose is to allow the media and advertising industries to run increasingly complex businesses with simplicity. Operative’s next- generation, SaaS based platform and technology-enabled services help media industry leaders and their partners balance operational efficiency with innovation to reduce transaction costs and boost advertising revenue. The company has raised $10M in venture money from ORIX Venture Finance in February of 2011.

Scanbuy Inc
Scanbuy is the leading global provider of mobile barcode solutions that use the camera phone to connect the physical and digital world. Its ScanLife solution consists of a multi-barcode reader application with millions of users who access product information, coupons, and more. The Code Management Platform is used by thousands of media companies and marketers to create and manage measurable mobile barcode campaigns. Scanbuy landed $5M in venture financing led by Motorola Solutions Venture Capital in April of 2011

AdaptiveBlue, Inc.
GetGlue is a social network for entertainment. Users check-in and share what they are watching, listening to and reading with friends; get fresh recommendations, exclusive stickers, discounts and other rewards from their favorite shows and movies. GetGlue is a recognized leader in social television and second screen applications. GetGlue received $6M in funding from Time Warner in December of 2010.

TargetSpot Inc
TargetSpot is the largest digital audio advertising network. TargetSpot connects top national brands, regional, and local advertisers to highly engaged Internet and mobile audiences. Advertisers work with TargetSpot’s team or use its self-service platform to create rich media campaigns delivering high-impact audio, display and pre-roll video advertising across thousands of online properties. TargetSpot got a hold of $8M in venture funding led by Union Square Ventures in January of 2011.

eXelate Media LTD
eXelate is the engine that powers 60 billion real-time, privacy-compliant data transactions for over 200 publishers and marketers every month. We make the process of accessing online audiences simple, safe, and scalable by arming data buyers and data owners with proprietary technology that automates data connections and centralizes audience management. eXelate received $15M in funding led by Menlo Ventures in August of 2010.

Stylesight
Stylesight is the leading provider of trend content, tools and technology for creative professionals in the fashion and style industries. Stylesight streamlines the creative design and product development processes through effective tools and exacting editorial insight that can't be accessed anywhere else. Stylesight received $10M in financing in the past two years.

appssavvy
appssavvy is an activity advertising technology company. Through its adtivity™ platform, appssavvy enables leading web, social and mobile publishers to unlock and create new, display advertising opportunities reaching people as they perform activities. adtivity by appssavvy offers scalable, center-of-the-experience, display ads, thus creating the most effective way to deliver and receive advertising. appssavvy received $7.1M in financing from current investors and new investor, AOL Ventures, in December of 2011.

Medialets Inc
Medialets is the most widely deployed rich media ad platform for mobile. We enable the industry’s most compelling and measurable mobile rich media through a one-of-a-kind infrastructure that brings greater efficiency and scale to campaigns across different devices and platforms. Medialets got a hold of $8.4M in financing in November of 2011.

33Across
Over 500,000 publishers and more than 375 Fortune 1000 marketers use 33Across's Brand Graph™ technology, tools, and real-time predictive systems to connect their content and products into the social graph. Clients rely on their Brand Graph to leverage how individuals and the networks around them react to what is read, purchased, shared, and recommended in real-time. Reaching over 1.25 billion users, 33Across processes billions of anonymous social engagement, influence, and interest actions that surround marketer and publisher brands each day. 33Across collected $9M in financing from Flybridge Capital Partners in March of 2011.

Innovid Inc.
Innovid developed the groundbreaking iRoll, which embeds interactive elements in pre-roll video ads making them dynamic and engaging without forcing audiences away from the page. Innovid’s proprietary technology provides a seamless integration between videos, embedded images and interactive features, empowering today’s marketers to engage their audiences more deeply than ever before. Innovid has raised $9.5M in venture money in August of 2011.

Crowdtap, LLC
Crowdtap is the Influencer Marketing platform, enabling leading brands to easily identify, activate and manage their influential consumers for real-time insights and powerful online and offline peer-to-peer marketing. Crowdtap got a hold of $7M in financing from Foundry Group in July of 2011.

BuzzFeed, Inc
BuzzFeed publishes the hottest, most social content on the web to an audience of over 25 million monthly visitors. The company is led by Jonah Peretti, an MIT Media Lab graduate and Huffington Post co-Founder. BuzzFeed collected $15.5M in financing led by New Enterprise Associates in January of 2012.
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