ignitad Announced A Round of $2 Million and New “Hedge Fund” for Display Ads [Interview]

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“In the online advertising industry there is never a dull moment”, told me Assaf Roth the founder of IgnitAd. Indeed, this early stage startup has a lot going on. On Wednesday this week, the company announced a its first round of funding of $2 million, led by DFJ Tamir Fishman Ventures and JVP Media Labs. Continue Reading

Strategic $5 Million B Round for Jinni for Video Discovery

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Jinni, an Israeli startup offering a taste-and-mood based guide for movies and TV shows, announced yesterday the closing of its $5 million series B funding. The round was led by Belgacom and an undisclosed connected-TV manufacturer. Previous backer DFJ Tamir Fishman Ventures (led the previous $1.6 million round a year ago) also participated. Continue Reading