Top 25 Best AdTech Startups With $10+ Million Funding25 min read

Top AdTech startups

Today we’re covering the top 25 AdTech startups. This is going to be really exciting and I’ve spent a ton of time researching these interesting startups in AdTech. Let’s get right into it!

Criteria for selection:

  • The startup should be privately held
  • Has raised at least $10 million in funding
  • We haven’t including the IPO’d startups and companies as they’re already well-known to most people in the biotechnology sector. This list of 25 companies covers the most funded ones since their found dates.

Recommended Read – Top Biotech Startups

Top AdTech Startups With >$10 Million Funding

Let’s get right down to the list and begin with the list of the top startups in the AdTech sector. In the below list, we’ve covered the major information about the company’s operations, headquarters, funding amounts and some of the active investors. The investors listed here are the ones I found during my process of researching the company. So there’s a high possibility that there are more investors than the ones in the list.

1. SenseTime – Total Raised $2866.56 million

Official Website: www.sensetime.com

SenseTime is a Venture Capital-Backed AdTech company founded in 2014. Provider of AI solutions used in computer vision and visual technology. The company specializes in developing AI-driven facial recognition platforms and deep learning systems used in smart city development, mobile security, automobiles, finance and education, aiming to create AI technologies that positively contribute to economies, society and humanity.

Active Investors:

  • 5Y Capital(www.5ycap.com)
  • Advantech Capital Partners(www.advantechcapital.com)
  • Alibaba Group(www.alibabagroup.com)
  • All-Stars Investment(www.allstarinvestments.com)
  • Alpha Intelligence Capital Fund(www.aicapital.ai)
  • Alumni Ventures Group(www.avgfunds.com)
  • Bank of China Group Investment(www.bocgi.com)
  • Beyond Ventures(www.beyondventures.hk)
  • CDH Investments(www.cdhfund.com)
  • China Everbright(www.everbright.com)
  • China International Capital Corporation(www.cicc.com)

Competitors:

YITU, DeepGlint, Entropik, Kairos, Sightcorp, Pathmind, MAD (Multimedia and Design Software), Cogito (Business/Productivity Software), FaceFirst, Malong Technologies, Moviebook, restb.ai, iLenze, Realeyes, Acryl, Affectiva, Crimson Hexagon, ViSenze, Insightworks (Business/Productivity Software), Brandwatch, Cortexica Vision Systems, kooaba, nViso, EmotionReader, Applied Recognition, Realface, Visua (Business/Productivity Software)

2. System1 – Total Raised $310 million

Official Website: www.system1.com

System1 is a Private Equity-Backed AdTech company founded in 2013. Developer of SaaS-based digital marketing and pre-targeting platform designed for identifying and unlocking consumer intent. The company’s online lead generation service utilizes data and technology to source targeted leads using various digital media which it then monetizes through pay-per-click networks, enabling the clients to evaluate purchasing behavior and create highly targeted audiences that are customized to advertiser demand.

Active Investors:

  • Court Square(www.courtsquare.com)

Competitors:

IgnitionOne, Nanigans, NextRoll, Selligent Marketing Cloud, Pixability, Criteo, AdStage, MediaMath, Netsertive, Whatagraph, Tubular (Business/Productivity Software), WordStream, Acquisio, PearlChain, SearchForce, Virool, Odoo, Marin Software, Vinculum Solutions, Alida, Sightly, ReportGarden, SugarCRM, SmarterHQ, Adtaxi, TapClicks, FameBit, iCIMS, Klipfolio, Dealer.com, NinjaCat, Search Optics, NGA Human Resources, FirstFuel Software, Forward3D, Grow, Swydo, Emarsys eMarketing Systems, Epicor Software, Brightpearl, Pagemutant, Kenandy, Infor Global Solutions, PeopleFluent, Raven Tools, Aptean, Brainlabs, NetSuite, Trimali Technologies, DigitalOne Marketing Agency, Hyperdisk Marketing

3. UpLift (Financial Software) – Total Raised $289.2 million

Official Website: www.uplift.com

UpLift (Financial Software) is a Venture Capital-Backed AdTech company founded in 2011. Developer of a fintech marketing platform designed to make travel more accessible, affordable, and rewarding. The company’s platform offers a buy now but pays later scheme with flexible payments, enabling travel providers to boost conversion rates, booking value, channel loyalty, cross-sell, and ancillary revenue.

Active Investors:

  • DNX Ventures(www.dnx.vc)
  • Good AI Capital(www.goodai.capital)
  • H. Barton Asset Management(bartonam.com)
  • LaunchCapital(www.launchcapital.com)
  • PAR Capital Management(www.parcapital.com)
  • Ridge Ventures(www.ridge.vc)
  • Thayer Ventures(www.thayerventures.com)
  • Trinity Ventures(www.trinityventures.com)

Competitors:

Ixaris, Fomo, Affirm

4. Seismic (Business/Productivity Software) – Total Raised $276.5 million

Official Website: www.seismic.com

Seismic (Business/Productivity Software) is a Venture Capital-Backed AdTech company founded in 2010. Developer of an end-to-end sales enablement platform designed to help marketing and sales teams fulfill their promises of driving revenue. The company’s software automates the creation of personalized sales materials with content that finds sales repetition, improving close rates and delivering larger deals for sales while increasing marketing’s impact on the bottom line, thus enabling marketing and sales teams to automate their marketing process.

Active Investors:

  • Ameriprise Financial(www.ameriprise.com)
  • EDBI(www.edbi.com)
  • General Atlantic(www.generalatlantic.com)
  • Jackson Square Ventures(www.jsv.com)
  • JMI Equity(www.jmi.com)
  • Lightspeed Venture Partners(www.lsvp.com)
  • Permira(www.permira.com)
  • T. Rowe Price(www.troweprice.com)

Competitors:

Highspot, Showpad, Mediafly, Enhatch, FRONTLINE Selling, RingDNA, ConnectAndSell, Outreach, Pipedrive, SalesLoft, Tilkee, ConnectLeader, MindTickle, BuyerDeck, Allego, Allbound, Docalytics, Yesware, Apptus, Conquer.io, Chorus, Whisbi, DATAlovers, Sales Performance International, Nimble, ClearSlide, AgilOne, Subtra, PointDrive, Clearbit, CommercialTribe, SalesHood, Refract, Gold Lasso, Accent Technologies, Agile CRM, Insightly, iPresent, Merkle, Teamphoria, OneSpot, Brainshark, Close(Business/Productivity Software), QStream, Datanyze, Callidus Software, 9Lenses, Prezentor, Gong, Bloomfire, Pitcher, Skura, Veelo, CloudSense, Vizolution, InstaColl, Playlyfe, StaffConnect (Application Software), WittyParrot, HG Insights, Epicor Software, SimilarTech, Attach, Octiv, Rosetta, GoMoxie, Calabrio, Backbase, Qvidian, Determine, SalesHandy, Verint Systems, Salesforce.com, Ebsta, Cirruspath, BrightDoor Systems, Conga (Acquired), SpringCM, ON24, Proposable, Icertis, BigTinCan

5. Appier – Total Raised $162.5 million

Official Website: www.appier.com

Appier is a Venture Capital-Backed AdTech company founded in 2012. Provider of AI-based SaaS solutions intended for the marketing and sales industries. The company’s solutions help enterprises, e-commerce, and brands predict consumer behaviors and make more precise customer decisions, enabling them to drive long-term business growth and make better data-driven decisions.

Active Investors:

  • Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund(www.ent-fund.org)
  • AMTD Group Company(www.amtdgroup.com)
  • ARM(www.arm.com)
  • EDBI(www.edbi.com)
  • FirstFloor Capital(www.firstfloorcapital.com)
  • Insignia Venture Partners(www.insignia.vc)
  • JAFCO Investments Asia(www.jafcoasia.com)
  • Line Ventures(lineventurescorp.com)
  • Naver(www.navercorp.com)
  • Qualgro(www.qualgro.com)
  • Sequoia Capital China(www.sequoiacap.com/china)

Competitors:

IDify, Vizury, Permutive, Xandr, SteelHouse, Drawbridge, Persado, Criteo, V12 Data, NextRoll, Adelphic, MediaMath, OpenX, TruSignal, Thunder Industries, Datalicious, Thinaire, Tapad, Saepio Technologies, Throtle, LiquidM, Tealium, MoPub, Adstra, Ensighten, Trapica Labs, LiveRamp, Vertical Mass, BlueKai, TubeMogul, SIGMA Marketing Insights, Gorilla, Adobe Systems, Dun & Bradstreet

6. Centerfield Media Holdings – Total Raised $154.66 million

Official Website: www.centerfield.com

Centerfield Media Holdings is a Private Equity-Backed AdTech company founded in 2011. Developer of an online marketing technology platform designed to enable targeting and acquiring customers. The company’s intelligent digital advertising technology and sophisticated marketing technology platform leverages big data and optimizes each part of the customer acquisition process from initial view through offline sale, enabling home security, cable and telecommunication and education sector to reduce cost per acquisition while gaining incremental sales.

Active Investors:

  • Platinum Equity(www.platinumequity.com)

Competitors:

C1X, Centro, Xandr, Celtra, DataXu, Optimatic Media, NextRoll, PubMatic, Turn, OpenX, Inneractive, ShiftForward, InMobi, Yotpo, Channel Factory, OwnerIQ, Aki (Media and Information Services), Emerge Digital Group, AdYapper, Manage.com Group, Simpli.fi, Spongecell, VideoAmp, Dstillery, Feelter, Say Media, Mobilefuse, Bidstalk, Meetrics, Sonobi, Adelphic, WriterAccess, Trustpilot, PadSquad, Red Ventures, Bidsopt, Flashtalking, Adoreboard, Videology, Pulpo Media, Reevoo, SpotX, Sharethrough, Digimind, AdTheorent, Quividi, Sprinklr, Kiip, Quantcast, Brandwatch, Rocket Fuel, Clear Link Technologies, Receptiv, Kargo Global, Clarabridge, TubeMogul, Zignal Labs, Synthesio, Matomy Media Group, Adsmovil, NetBase Quid, Millennial Media, Dumbstruck, BehaviorMatrix, Marfeel, Exovue Holdings, Feedburner, Visier, Komli Media, Index Exchange, Acryl, Realeyes, Feefo, Sysomos, Cogito (Business/Productivity Software)

7. Piano – Total Raised $153.25 million

Official Website: www.piano.io

Piano is a Venture Capital-Backed AdTech company founded in 2011. Developer of an audience management platform intended to offer digital advertising solutions. The company’s platform allows digital publishers to facilitate their marketing by analyzing user behavior via customized digital information in order to reduce ad blocking and increase registrations, enabling businesses to monetize digital content and gain access control over media user data.

Active Investors:

  • 3TS Capital Partners(www.3tscapital.com)
  • Acrobator Ventures(www.acrobator.vc)
  • aws Gründerfonds(www.gruenderfonds.at)
  • Ben Franklin Technology Partner of Southeastern Pennsylvania(www.sep.benfranklin.org)
  • Bridge Bank(www.bridgebank.com)
  • Capnamic Ventures(www.capnamic.com)
  • Cxense(www.cxense.com)
  • Etarget(www.etarget.sk)
  • Monogram Ventures(www.monogram.ventures)
  • Neulogy Ventures(www.neulogy.vc)
  • NextBig(www.nextbig.eu)

Competitors:

NextRoll, AgilOne, BlueConic, BlueVenn, Terminus, Engagio, UserTesting, Choozle, Monetate, Insider (Media and Information Services), Nosto, Integrate, UserVoice, Act-On, More2, Sprinklr, True Influence, Lytics, EverString, Infer, Metadata (San Francisco), Demandbase, Vendemore Nordic, Bombora, Jabmo, Granify, Madison Logic, Vanilla, Triblio, Digilant, Brainworks Software, ZoomInfo Technologies, Outreach, ListenLoop, Cleeng, Marketing G2, MPP Global, GladMinds Technologies, Kayako, Woodwing, Tinypass, Contify, Thunderhead, Perfect Audience, theAudience, Aria Systems, Jive Software, BillingPlatform, Adobe Systems, CI Radar, LaterPay, Field Nation, LeanData, Zuora, Launchpad (New York), Violin, Chloi, Violin Systems

8. Zmeng Network Technology – Total Raised $136 million

Official Website: www.zmeng.cc

Zmeng Network Technology is a Venture Capital-Backed AdTech company founded in 2013. Developer of AI and big data powered business intelligence platform intended to serve small and medium sized enterprises. The company’s platform utilizes systematic business intelligence solution to transform offline data into multi-dimensional economic and business intelligence, enabling clients to gain visibility into their business operations. The company’s platform also offers online and offline advertisement services for its clients, allowing them to maximize their brand visibility.

Active Investors:

  • ChinaEquity Group(www.chinaequity.net)
  • Fosun RZ Capital(www.frzcapital.cn/index.php)
  • HZ Asset(hzasset.com)
  • IDG Capital(en.idgcapital.com)
  • JD Digits(jddglobal.com)
  • Kinzon Capital(www.kinzoncap.com)
  • Kunwu Jiuding Capital(www.jdcapital.com)
  • Peakview Capital (China)(peakviewcapital.com.cn)
  • Tiantu Capital(www.tiantu.com.cn)
  • Yunfeng Capital(www.yfc.cn)

Competitors: No competitors found

9. Videri – Total Raised $134.84 million

Official Website: www.videri.com

Videri is a Venture Capital-Backed AdTech company founded in 2013. Developer of a media technology intended to enrich the human experience. The company’s technology offers a digital advertising platform that focuses on connecting advertisers with audiences by using a digital signage deployed in places, enabling businesses to promote their products and services by advertising those in digital media.

Active Investors:

  • Wistron(www.wistron.com)

Competitors:

Data Axle, Manzama, ZoomInfo Technologies, Airex (Business/Productivity Software), Megabuyte, DueDil, Arizent, Owler, United Business Media, Bureau van Dijk

10. VideoAmp – Total Raised $123.6 million

Official Website: www.videoamp.com

VideoAmp is a Venture Capital-Backed AdTech company founded in 2014. Developer of an integrated screen optimization platform designed to bring television and digital video advertising together. The company’s platform empowers to execute the metrics that matter using software and data that optimize brand marketing investment to real business outcomes, enabling advertisers and media owners to transact across various devices.

Active Investors:

  • Ankona Capital(www.ankona.com)
  • Anthem Venture Partners(www.anthemvp.com)
  • Cohesive Capital Partners(www.cohesivecapital.com)
  • Eastward Capital Partners(www.eastwardcp.com)
  • GoAhead Ventures(www.goaheadvc.com)
  • Mediaocean(www.mediaocean.com)
  • RTL Group(www.rtlgroup.com)
  • Simon Equity Partners(www.simonequity.com)
  • Startup Capital Ventures(startupcv.com)
  • The Raine Group(www.raine.com)
  • Third Wave Digital(www.thirdwavedigital.vc)

Competitors:

Amobee, Pixability, Choozle, DataXu, Vidyard, Videology, Simpli.fi, Xandr, iSpot.tv, Vemba (Video Management), Yieldmo, Virool, Adyoulike, Tubular (Business/Productivity Software), 4C, Exponential Interactive, Addictive Mobility, SmartStory, Adelphic, Turn, Sharethrough, Wistia, TripleLift, YuMe, Teads, Nativo, vidIQ, PubMatic, SpotX, BrightRoll, Bidsopt, Quantcast, StackAdapt, Uberflip, Mixpo, Flashstock, Comscore, Jun Group, VBrick Systems, The Trade Desk, Polar (Media and Information Services), Outbrain, Tapad, MediaMath, Altitude Digital, VideoElephant, NativeX Holdings, Octoly, Rocket Fuel, Visible Measures, Digilant, Zefr, UnityWorks, ScaleLab, Kargo Global, Xstream, IMImobile, ON24, Yare Media, ShareThis, Giant Media, Ooyala, LiveRamp, Brightcove, L2, NeuStar, InfoSum, Nielsen Media Research

11. Terminus – Total Raised $120.62 million

Official Website: www.terminus.com

Terminus is a Venture Capital-Backed AdTech company founded in 2014. Developer of a SaaS account-based marketing (ABM) platform designed to run account-based marketing at scale. The company’s software permits B2B marketers to use data contained in customer relationship management systems to proactively orchestrate targeted, multi-threaded digital advertising campaigns and deliver their messages across work and personal devices, enabling marketers to target key accounts, engage decision-makers and accelerate marketing and sales pipeline velocity at scale.

Active Investors:

  • Atlanta Ventures(www.atlantaventures.com)
  • BLH Venture Partners(www.blhventures.com)
  • Edison Partners(www.edisonpartners.com)
  • GarageCapital(www.garage.vc)
  • Grand Ventures(www.grandvcp.com)
  • Great Hill Partners(www.greathillpartners.com)
  • High Alpha(www.highalpha.com)
  • HubSpot(www.hubspot.com)
  • Hyde Park Venture Partners(www.hydeparkvp.com)
  • Jay Baer(www.jaybaer.com)
  • Knoll Ventures(www.knollventures.com)

Competitors:

Engagio, Leadspace, Folloze, SalesLoft, Demandbase, NextRoll, Integrate, Kapost, Aberdeen Group, Act-On, HubSpot, Pipedrive, Metamarkets, Infer, DATAlovers, Jabmo, Sitecore, Yesware, Percolate, The Big Willow, BenchmarkONE, Perch (Business/Productivity Software), Reach Analytics, Growth Intelligence, Ion Interactive, Triblio, Vendemore Nordic, Brandfolder, Pardot, MaxPoint Interactive, Adabra, DivvyHQ, LeadGenius, Welcome (Media and Information Services), Metadata (San Francisco), RingDNA, Choozle, LeadCrunch, MediaMath, Skyword, Salesfusion, Contently, WillowTree, EverString, ClickDimensions, 6Sense, Autopilot, Radius Intelligence, Yext, Bombora, Unomy, True Influence, Kwanzoo, Mattermark, Zift Solutions, Conversica, Full Circle Insights, ActiveCampaign, Madison Logic, Segment, Hive9, Outreach, ZoomInfo Technologies, Salesify, Innovid, Online Succes, Mintigo, Digilant, Ve Global UK, Sojern, Dun & Bradstreet NetProspex, ScribbleLive, RapidMiner, BrightTALK, ZenIQ, Bizible, SpotX, Lattice Engines, Marketo, Albacross, Datanyze, DataFox, Leadfeeder, AchieveIt, SnapApp, FunnelCake, TimeTrade, Perfect Audience, SalesHood, Keap (Business/Productivity Software), LeanData, ListenLoop, GetQuanty, MomentumABM, InsideView, Openprise, Agent3, Infragistics, BlueKai, Service Direct, AgileEngine, Harte Hanks, Enterprise Management 360, ReTargeter, Invenio Solutions, HG Insights, CRMfusion, Pure Incubation, G2, Lead Forensics, Freya News, Progressive Content, SummitWorks Technologies, Sourcebits, Synthio, Dun & Bradstreet, KiwiTech, ComplyGlobal, Business Marketing Association, MarketingPro, Capterra, Toptal, Virtuous, Innomobileapps, EffectiveSoft, Wize Services, OSSCube, Sigma Développement, Thoransoft, Celestial Systems, The Nielsen Company, DataArt, Channel Portal, ScienceSoft, Velocify, Guru.com, Coherent Solutions, ReachForce, Appster, People Per Hour, Digital.ai, Iksanika, Maanz Marketing International, Ariose Software, Sparta Systems, Rever, Applico, Freelancer, TrustRadius, The Business Journals, HyPer

12. Bluecore – Total Raised $113.12 million

Official Website: www.bluecore.com

Bluecore is a Venture Capital-Backed AdTech company founded in 2013. Developer of a decision making platform designed to empower commerce organizations to discover their customers and keep them for life. The company’s platform individualizes customer interactions across email, website, display and social by unifying product catalog and customer behavior data, enabling businesses to acquire, retain and grow their shopper base.

Active Investors:

  • Amish Jani(ajnyc.wordpress.com)
  • Corazon Capital(www.corazoncap.com)
  • CSC UpShot Ventures(www.csc-upshot.vc)
  • Felicis Ventures(www.felicis.com)
  • FirstMark Capital(www.firstmarkcap.com)
  • Founders’ Co-op(www.founderscoop.com)
  • Gaingels Syndicate(www.gaingels.com)
  • Georgian(georgian.io)
  • Norwest Venture Partners(www.nvp.com)
  • Right Side Capital Management(www.rightsidecapital.com)
  • Techstars(www.techstars.com)

Competitors:

Iterable, Yieldify, Selligent Marketing Cloud, Dynamic Yield, SendinBlue, Yesware, Evergage, Insider (Media and Information Services), Extole, Reflektion, Yieldbot, Clicktale, MessageGears, Tailwind, Cloud.IQ, AddShoppers, Pixlee, Markerly, Ahalogy, HubSpot, SendGrid, Emma (Business/Productivity Software), Ongage, Zuberance, Constant Contact, Mailjet, Ve Global UK, Granify, Springbot, Fanplayr, ActiveCampaign, Sailthru, Bronto Software, Jetlore, 40Nuggets, Justuno, CoolaData, Decibel (Media and Information Services (B2B)), 4Cite Marketing, SessionCam, Olapic, Piqora, Privy, BrainSINS, SaleCycle, Livefyre, Chute, ReadyPulse, Soldsie, Insite Software Solutions, Sarbacane Software, Stackla, VerticalResponse, Marketo, Curalate, AWeber Systems, Shopalize, UserZoom, TargetingMantra, Optimizely, Usabilla, Mojn, ShopVisible, Typeform, HotJar, Campaign Monitor, LatentView Analytics, Votigo, Mailgun

13. Ogury – Total Raised $112.2 million

Official Website: www.ogury.com

Ogury is a Venture Capital-Backed AdTech company founded in 2014. Developer of a marketing engine intended to systematically offer clear options to its users throughout their mobile journey. The company’s platform is fueled by its own consented mobile user journey data across brands, applications, websites and powered by purpose-built algorithms and attractive ad formats, enabling businesses to enjoy unmatched levels of sustained user engagement and ad revenue from their mobile assets.

Active Investors:

  • Airtek Capital Group(www.acgeu.com)
  • CoVent Partners(www.coventpartners.com)
  • Idinvest Partners(www.idinvest.com)
  • Ventech(www.ventechvc.com)

Competitors:

InMobi, Signal360, Celtra, S4M, Hawk (Media and Information Services B2B), Adot, Swirl, Radius Networks, ConvertMedia, ShopAdvisor, Mobivity Holdings, PlaceIQ, Thinaire, Chartboost, Bidstalk, E-novate (Media and Information Services), Ebizu, Jun Group, Gimbal, Fyber, Medialets, Crisp Mobile, Brandfolder, SpotX, Foursquare, HubSpot, Silverpop Systems, AppLovin, FreeWheel Media, inMarket Media, Roximity, Synqera, Altitude Digital, Kargo Global, Sensorberg, NewStore, Quotient Technology, Footmarks, Art of Click, Cellfire, Unruly, NativeX Holdings, Emarsys eMarketing Systems, Sociomantic Labs, Yummly

14. Culture Trip – Total Raised $103.06 million

Official Website: www.theculturetrip.com

Culture Trip is a Venture Capital-Backed AdTech company founded in 2011. Provider of a global media and technology platform designed to offer personalized content and recommendations. The company’s platform leverages proprietary knowledge graph technology, which uses AI technology to customize and tailor content discovery across articles and videos on culture, travel and food recommendations, enabling users to discover the world and inspire them to explore, share and connect with others.

Active Investors:

  • Eros International(www.erosstx.com)
  • Nigel Foster(nigelkayaks.com)
  • PPF Group(www.ppfgroup.nl)
  • Richard Lampert(richard-lampert.de)
  • Sarah Shirley(sarahshirley.com)

Competitors:

Triposo, Dojo, CreateTrips

15. Hudson MX – Total Raised $97.9 million

Official Website: www.hudsonmx.com

Hudson MX is a Venture Capital-Backed AdTech company founded in 2016. Developer of an advertising technology intended to empower media buyers to deliver the full potential of local advertising. The company’s cloud-based SaaS platform reduces the operational costs inherent in the media buying process and levels the playing field between local TV and digital media, providing buyers, agencies and their partners with greater efficiency to the local investment process.

Active Investors:

  • Ascential (London)(www.ascential.com)
  • Chapter One Ventures(www.chapterone.com)
  • CSC UpShot Ventures(www.csc-upshot.vc)
  • Hemisphere Ventures(www.hemisphere.com)
  • MathCapital(www.mathcapital.ventures)
  • Natural Bridge Fund(www.naturalbridge.fund)
  • Revel Partners(www.revelpartners.com)
  • Touchdown Ventures(www.touchdownvc.com)

Competitors: No competitors found

16. VidMob – Total Raised $91.12 million

Official Website: www.vidmob.com

VidMob is a Venture Capital-Backed AdTech company founded in 2015. Developer of a full-stack creative platform designed to assist brands to create digital video advertisements with expert teams. The company’s platform uses a network of creative editors to offer video creation, analytics, and optimization to deliver a continuous flow of digital video advertisements, enabling marketers to produce the full spectrum of video content across social channels without any hassle.

Active Investors:

  • BuildGroup(www.buildgroup.com)
  • DRIVE by DraftKings(www.drivebydraftkings.com)
  • Foundation Capital(www.foundationcapital.com)
  • George Rose(www.roseff.org)
  • Interlock Partners(www.interlock.vc)
  • Macanta Investments(www.macantainvest.com)
  • Manifest Investment Partners(www.manifestgrowth.com)
  • Mother New York(www.motherusa.com)
  • Prefix Capital(www.prefixcapital.com)
  • Shutterstock(www.shutterstock.com)
  • Spruce House Investment Management(www.sprucehousecapital.com)

Competitors:

Videopixie, Veed.Me, Zooppa, Tongal, Contently, Storyhunter, Wooshii, Userfarm, Viibar, Dlvr.it, Crowdspring, MOFILM

17. PebblePost – Total Raised $87.63 million

Official Website: www.pebblepost.com

PebblePost is a Venture Capital-Backed AdTech company founded in 2014. Developer of a digital-to-direct mail platform designed to transform real-time online activity into personalized, dynamically rendered direct mail delivered to postal hubs. The company’s mail platform integrates segmentation, campaign management, production, analytics and optimization, enabling marketers to continue the conversation via media impression delivered in-home.

Active Investors:

  • Advance Venture Partners(www.avp.vc)
  • Alpine Meridian(www.alpinemeridian.com)
  • Black Point Group(www.blackpointgroup.com)
  • Capital One Ventures(growthventures.capitalone.com)
  • Escalate Capital Partners(www.escalatecapital.com)
  • ff Venture Capital(www.ffvc.com)
  • Greycroft(www.greycroft.com)
  • Kickstart Seed Fund(www.kickstartfund.com)
  • Mantella Venture Partners(www.mantellavp.com)
  • RRE Ventures(www.rre.com)
  • Sam Bloom(sambloom.com.au)

Competitors:

DirectMail2.0, One Brand Marketing, Pop Labs, SpotX, YuMe, UnityWorks, Liquidus, Force Marketing, TubeMogul, Dealer.com, Strategic Marketing, Team Velocity Marketing, Enthusem, Stream Companies, Aspen Marketing Services, Snailworks

18. Every.tv – Total Raised $75.6 million

Official Website: corp.every.tv

Every.tv is a Venture Capital-Backed AdTech company founded in 2015. Provider of a media and advertising platform intended to serve the video market industry. The company’s platform provides video media services for various fields like gourmet, entertainment, news, sports and music, enabling users to watch lifestyle-oriented and smartphone-accessible content.

Active Investors:

  • DBJ Capital(www.dbj-cap.jp)
  • DCM Ventures(www.dcm.com)
  • Global Brain(www.globalbrains.com)
  • Globis Capital Partners(www.globiscapital.co.jp)
  • GMO VenturePartners(www.gmo-vp.com)
  • Intage Holdings(www.intageholdings.co.jp)
  • ITOCHU Technology Ventures(www.techv.co.jp)
  • Itochu-Shokuhin Company(www.itochu-shokuhin.com)
  • KDDI(www.kddi.com)
  • SBI Investment(www.sbinvestment.co.jp)
  • Segnel Ventures(www.segnel.com)

Competitors: No competitors found

19. Wunderkind (Business/Productivity Software) – Total Raised $75.54 million

Official Website: www.wunderkind.co

Wunderkind (Business/Productivity Software) is a Venture Capital-Backed AdTech company founded in 2012. Developer of a cloud-based behavioral marketing platform designed to offer programmatic advertisements. The company’s platform offers people-based marketing automation and inbox re-targeting, uses real-time intent indicators to automate experiences that get the high-intent users to buy, sends behavioral marketing messaging to more people, enabling enterprises to target abandoning visitors with content and convert them into customers.

Active Investors:

  • 5xmais(www.5xmais.com.br)
  • Archer Venture Capital(www.archervc.com)
  • Battery Ventures(www.battery.com)
  • Concept to Co(www.concepttoco.com)
  • Contour Venture Partners(www.contourventures.com)
  • Cross Creek(www.crosscreek.vc)
  • CSC UpShot Ventures(www.csc-upshot.vc)
  • Echelon Capital (Seattle)(www.echcap.com)
  • Jason Finger(www.fingergroup.com)
  • Karmel Capital(www.karmelcapital.com)
  • LaunchTime(www.launchtime.com)

Competitors:

Yieldify, Fresh Relevance, Selligent Marketing Cloud, Ometria, Iterable, Segmentify, Dynamic Yield, BlueVenn, Evergage, Percolate, Amplitude, Insider (Media and Information Services), Dstillery, InMobi, Hive Intelligence, MixPanel, AgilOne, Reflektion, Rokt, Demandbase, vidIQ, Unbxd, Monetate, Pixability, Amobee, Act-On, Ninja Metrics, Bynder, GoodData, Nosto, Quantcast, Turn, Ascent360, CleverTap, Silverpop Systems, HubSpot, Woopra, Bluecore, Pardot, Lotame Solutions, nPario, VideoAmp, Simpli.fi, MessageGears, Cloud.IQ, Asteri Networks, Boomtrain, Rocket Fuel, Algonomy, WordStream, Exponea, Birst, Virool, Granify, Roojoom, BenchmarkONE, Vidooly, Interana, Exponential Interactive, Vidiro, Cheetah Digital, Segment, Tubular (Business/Productivity Software), RichRelevance, ActiveCampaign, CoolaData, Bronto Software, Bidsopt, Omniata, Jetlore, Videology, Sailthru, Sightly, Sumo Logic, Boxever, SmarterHQ, Treasure Data, Antuit, FameBit, Mu Sigma, Endor, Domo, Arcadia Data, YuMe, SpotX, Integrated Retail, L2, Marketo, Little Bird, SaleCycle, Crayon Data, Localytics, Palantir Technologies, Ampdesk, Millennial Media, SAS Institute, TubeMogul, Fyber, The Trade Desk, Pendo, GameAnalytics, RedEye International, Flutura, Zendesk, ElectrifAI, Gramener, BRIDGEi2i, Fractal Analytics, Mintrics, Allant Group, Salesforce.com, Adobe Systems, AB Tasty, SmartFocus UK (Acquired by Emailvision), Emarsys eMarketing Systems, InVision (Multimedia and Design Software), Iqlect, Quark Group, Verint Systems, Zefr, Looker, Absolutdata, LatentView Analytics, Akita (Business/Productivity Software), Telestream, UnityWorks, Appian, SAP, Xplenty, Techsmith, Neolane, Pegasystems, KeChange, Chartlytics, Epoxy (TV)

20. Brave (Internet Software) – Total Raised $69.72 million

Official Website: www.brave.com

Brave (Internet Software) is a Venture Capital-Backed AdTech company founded in 2015. Developer of a web browser intended to fix the web by giving users a safer, faster and better browsing experience. The company’s privacy-oriented browser, combined with its blockchain-based digital advertising platform blocks invasive advertisements and online trackers, as well as supports content creators through a new attention-based ecosystem, enabling clients to get a better, less cluttered and speedier web experience while the publishers increase their revenue share along with advertisers receiving better conversion.

Active Investors:

  • Abstract Ventures(www.abstract.vc)
  • All Blue Capital(www.allbluecapital.com)
  • CSC UpShot Ventures(www.csc-upshot.vc)
  • DHVC(www.dh.vc)
  • Digital Currency Group(www.dcg.co)
  • Digital Finance Group(www.dfg.group)
  • Flight Ventures(www.flight.vc)
  • Foundation Capital(www.foundationcapital.com)
  • Founders Fund(www.foundersfund.com)
  • Hard Yaka(www.hardyaka.com)
  • Hemisphere Ventures(www.hemisphere.com)

Competitors:

Urchin Software, Maxthon, Waterfox, Mobolize, Animoto, Chartboost, Telepin Software, StudyStream, Cloakware, DuckDuckGo, Tangled Web Communications, Mozilla

21. Funnel – Total Raised $65 million

Official Website: www.funnel.io

Funnel is a Venture Capital-Backed AdTech company founded in 2014. Developer of a business intelligence software designed to assist in gathering and mapping advertising performance data. The company’s software offers an enterprise SaaS platform that collects business intelligence by automatically downloading the customer’s data from any advertising network and structuring this information to reflect the data model of e-commerce, enabling clients to get an overview and control on money spent on advertisements and predict the growth of their business.

Active Investors:

  • Balderton Capital(www.balderton.com)
  • Eight Roads(www.eightroads.com)
  • F-Prime Capital(www.fprimecapital.com)
  • Industrifonden(www.industrifonden.com)
  • Kreos Capital(www.kreoscapital.com)
  • Oxx (London)(www.oxx.vc)
  • Zobito(www.zobito.com)

Competitors:

DemandJump, Beckon, Improvado, Origami Logic, Sitecore, Adverity, AgilOne, AdStage, GoodData, Exago, Datameer, Aprimo, 4C, Turn, Nanigans, Allocadia, Klaviyo, Segment, Ampush Media, Kapost, JasperSoft, Silverpop Systems, InsightSquared, Bynder, Ematic, iDashboards, AtScale, Lotame Solutions, Demandbase, Birst, Percolate, Sisense, EdgeTheory, Soley, Resci, Yotpo, BenchmarkONE, Datorama, Nimble, Act-On, Yesware, Agorapulse, Pointillist, Penetrace, MSIGHTS, Planixs, SimplyCast, HubSpot, Resonate (Database Software), Contently, Pardot, Veritone, Springbot, Sprout Social, Salesfusion, Domo, Constant Contact, Arcadia Data, ClickDimensions, OnCorps, Adabra, Autopilot, Clari, Sprinklr, Brand Embassy, SendinBlue, GreenRope, Bronto Software, Emma (Business/Productivity Software), StoryChief, Hootsuite, Pros & Content, GetResponse, Nativo, Thunder Industries, Ubiquity New Zealand, Verto Analytics, Agile CRM, Conversica, Shareablee, Quickmetrix, Dundas Data Visualization, Vendasta, Pandoodle, ActiveCampaign, Insightpool, Allant Group, Mapp Digital, Opal (Multimedia and Design Software), SugarCRM, Close(Business/Productivity Software), SAS Institute, Resulticks, BlueKai, BlueHornet Networks, MarketShare, Bidalgo, Visual IQ, VerticalResponse, TapClicks, Klipfolio, Izenda, Unmetric, Qlik Technologies, Ad-Juster, SharpSpring, Chartio, Logi Analytics, SailPlay, Kyvos Insights, Grow, STAQ, DataTorrent, Numetric, Looker, AdEspresso, Yellowbrick Data, Zoomdata, Umbel, Ontraport, Olapic, Yellowfin, Anvizent, InsideView, Marketo, Zendesk, Salesforce DMP, Incorta, RevenueMantra Digital Media, Nathean, Epicor Software, Adestra, OppSience, Trustpilot, Jirafe, Salesforce.com, Beyond Limits, Jinfonet Software, Kloudio, Adobe Systems, Quark Group, Keap (Business/Productivity Software), MicroStrategy, Dataiku, eTrigue, Infor Global Solutions, SimaFore, ToutApp, Feefo, Reforce International, Glia (Business/Productivity Software), Snowflake, TIBCO Software, SAP, Shoutlet, CXO Software, Engagement Labs, Appian, Swiftpage ACT!, Wiraya Solutions, 10Stories, Right On Interactive, DataRobot, Flywheel, Microsoft Visio, Datarama, Alteryx, Virtuous, Neolane, Campaign Monitor, Tableau Software, Corel, Flywheel (Omaha)

22. Youmi – Total Raised $64.49 million

Official Website: www.youmi.net

Youmi is a Venture Capital-Backed AdTech company founded in 2010. Developer of a global mobile advertising platform designed to provide global advertising services. The company’s ad platform focuses on mobile application advertisements and mobile game publishing advertisements for their clients.

Active Investors:

  • Beijing Forise Assets Management Co.(www.foriseassets.com)
  • Beijing Kunlun Technology Company(www.kunlun.com)
  • CITICS Prosperity Fund(www.chinaxy-fund.com)
  • Cowin Capital(www.cowincapital.com.cn)
  • First Seafront Fund(www.qhkyfund.com)
  • Goldtop Investment(www.goldtop.com.cn/webset/home.html)
  • Guangzhou Securities(www.gzs.com.cn)
  • Guolian Securities(www.glsc.com.cn)
  • Harvest Capital Management (China)(www.harvestcm.com)
  • Huatu Education Group(www.huatu.com)
  • Hylink Ad(www.hylink.com)

Competitors: No competitors found

23. AnyMind Group – Total Raised $62.3 million

Official Website: www.anymindgroup.com

AnyMind Group is a Venture Capital-Backed AdTech company founded in 2016. Developer of an end-to-end brand enablement platform designed to be used for innovative advertising and publishing. The company’s platform offers programmatic buying and reporting across display, video and native advertisements on both desktop and mobile through a single dashboard a well as makes every business borderless by removing borders between businesses and customers, online and offline, and between industries, data silos, geographical boundaries, enabling marketers, advertisers, and publishers to use innovative and intelligent tools to increase returns through their advertising.

Active Investors:

  • Dream Incubator(www.dreamincubator.co.jp)
  • Gunosy(www.gunosy.co.jp)
  • Jafco(www.jafco.co.jp)
  • Japan Post Capital(www.jp-capital.jp)
  • KSK Angel Fund(kskangel.com)
  • LINE(www.linecorp.com)
  • Line Ventures(lineventurescorp.com)
  • SPARX Group Company(www.sparx.jp)
  • Tokyo Century(www.tokyocentury.co.jp)
  • VGI Global Media(www.vgi.co.th)

Competitors:

Amobee, InMobi, Appodeal, Pattern89, Ometria, OpenX, Selligent Marketing Cloud, Adelphic, Turn, PubMatic, Swirl, Rokt, Appier, Signal, MachineVantage, AerServ, BlueVenn, Bynder, Monetate, Iterable, Qubit Digital, Geniee, Act-On, Cuberoot Technologies, Bronto Software, Hive Intelligence, Silverpop Systems, WordStream, MoPub, Lotame Solutions, Persado, MarcomCentral, Ebizu, Growth Intelligence, Evergage, Drawbridge, Tapad, Radius Networks, Brandmuscle, Exponea, Smaato, Cheetah Digital, Amperity, Boomtrain, EYWAMEDIA, Thinaire, Gimbal, Sizmek, Visual IQ, Segment, Throtle, Distribion, Sailthru, Adobe Systems, InVision (Multimedia and Design Software), Quark Group, Fluid, Emarsys eMarketing Systems, SmarterHQ, inMarket Media, Unacast, RapidMiner, Albert Technologies, Datalicious, Saepio Technologies, Marketo, Tealium, SproutLoud Media Networks, Feedburner, RedEye International, Yesmail, ObservePoint, BORN Group, Magnite, Mediasmith, DWA, a Merkle company, SmartFocus UK (Acquired by Emailvision), StudyStream, King Content, Ying Communications, Adobe User Group Czech

24. Kiosked – Total Raised $61.13 million

Official Website: www.kiosked.com

Kiosked is a Venture Capital-Backed AdTech company founded in 2010. Developer of an advertising automation platform designed to offer smart marketing and advertisement content. The company’s platform offers a programmatic advertising technology that turns any online content, images, videos, and applications into interactive and viral storefronts, enabling clients to generate new revenue opportunities with mobile, desktop, display, and video advertisement formats.

Active Investors:

  • Craton Equity Partners(www.cratonep.com)
  • MOOR Holding(moorholding.com)
  • Tekes(www.tekes.fi)
  • Thomas Glocer(www.tomglocer.com)

Competitors:

Kenshoo, PowerLinks, NextRoll, Imonomy, Ampush Media, Amobee, Captify, Yieldmo, inPowered, my6sense, Broadlume, Q1Media, Virool, Audigent, Xandr, Innovid, OpenX, ViralGains, Beeswax (Media and Information Services), StitcherAds, Nanigans, NetSeer, TripleLift, Adyoulike, Adelphic, SpotX, Shareaholic, Metamarkets, Nativo, Bidtellect, YuMe, Teads, StackAdapt, VigLink, PubMatic, Sharethrough, Smartclip Holding, Skimlinks, GumGum, Outbrain, Polar (Media and Information Services), Smartly.io, MoPub, AdStage, AdEspresso, Taboola, PulsePoint, Flashstock, Jun Group, Vibrant (Media), Uberflip, Bidalgo, RadiumOne, ReTargeter, 33Across, Steel Media, BrightRoll, Disqus, Clicksor, Magnetic (Marketing Platform), NativeX Holdings, MediaMath, RockYou Media, Kuhcoon, Altitude Digital, Rocket Fuel, Visible Measures, Kargo Global, The Exchange Lab, Unruly, CompanionLabs, AcuityAds Holdings, Media.net Advertising, StickyADS.tv, Exovue Holdings, ShareThis, Magnite, MGid, Ligatus, FanAI, Index Exchange, Revcontent, iContact, AdParlor

25. Naviga – Total Raised $58.49 million

Official Website: www.navigaglobal.com

Naviga is a Private Equity-Backed AdTech company founded in 2013. Newscycle Solutions is a provider of news-media content and advertising services. The company provides content management, digital advertising, circulation and audience-relationship management for news-media industry. It was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Bloomington, Minnesota. The company seeks to expand through mergers, acquisitions and investments which would help the firm consolidate its presence in the industry.

Active Investors:

  • Verdane(www.verdane.com)
  • Vista Equity Partners(www.vistaequitypartners.com)

Competitors:

Vendasta, SEMrush, Censhare, Kapost, MomentFeed, Brand Embassy, Woodwing, BlueVenn, Brainworks Software, Crossmark, Shareablee, Motive Communications, Vayner, CloudSense, theAudience, ADvendio.com, MPP Global, NetBase Quid, Lineup Systems