I’m at Ad:Tech in San Francisco today, one of the largest conferences on digital media and advertising. I came here to see the greatest and latest of online advertising and site monetization. I was happy to see that nine Israeli companies are exhibiting in the conference. Below is a quick background on each one, from ad tech’s site:
Israeli companies exhibiting in Ad:Tech San Francisco 2008
Dapper (dapper.net) is a web based platform for generating MashupAds: dynamic ads that change when your site content changes. Based on a core technology to make RSS feeds, Google Gadgets, Facebook apps, and APIs, MashupAds brings this technology to ads: making ads that look like site features.
Kontera is a leading provider of In-Text Advertising & Information Solutions. With over 9,000 publishers in its network, reaching over 75 Million unique users per month, Kontera works with thousands of brand and direct marketers to maximize publisher revenue, optimize campaign performance and enhance overall user experience. www.kontera.com.
More than 6,000 small & midsize business customers use LivePerson’s award-winning live chat and contact center solutions to increase online sales, improve customer service and manage interactions across all channels: chat, voice, email, and self-service/knowledgebase. Visit LivePerson in Booth 5447 for a quick demo of our affordable and easy-to-use products.
Oddcast is the leading provider of speaking avatar-based products designed for viral marketing, user generated content, website conversion, elearning, social networks and mobile. Oddcast serves over 200 million characters a month, and has over 9,000 customers including many of the most recognizable consumer brands. Oddcast was co founded by Adi and Gil Sideman. Hear a message from the virtual Adi Sideman here.
Syntryx Executive Solutions
Syntryx is designed for hypercompetitive international firms focused on expanding executive vision and maximizing profitability through mergers and acquisitions, internet asset development, competitor intelligence, search engine advertising, public relations, b2b branding and affiliate recruiting. Finally, there’s a better way to dominate internet business. Co-founded by Assaf Igell and David Wolf.
Unisfair powers the world’s virtual events and virtual business environments. Virtual events and business environments are used for marketing, recruiting and training purposes. If it can be done physically, Unisfair can replicate it virtually—with superior return on investment. Unisfair has powered over 400 virtual events for enterprise and media clients. Unisfair was co-founded by Ronen Sobol and Guy Piekarz.
Ybrant Digital offers comprehensive end-to-end digital marketing services to direct marketers, brand advertisers and marketing agencies. Ybrant focuses on harnessing the marketing power of the digital media. Ybrant Digital has presence in US, Europe and Asia and owns Oridian, ADDynamix, MediosOne, VoloMP and Ybrant Technologies. While technically YBrant is an Indian company, it bought Israel’s Oridian last year and most of the conference’s representatives are from Israel.
Yedda, a wholly owned subsidiary of AOL LLC, is a leading free Questions and Answer service. Yedda helps Publishers and Content web sites to enhance user engagement, improve monetization, and increase search engine visibility through promoting their sites as knowledge communities. For more information on the Yedda partner program see http://yedda.com/partners.
Quigo, a wholly owned division of AOL® and a Platform-A company, provides innovative performance marketing solutions for advertisers and premium publishers. Quigo’s AdSonar is a leading network of top-tier websites offering a broad range of advertising solutions. AdSonar’s content-targeted sponsored links are distributed to many of the web’s most recognized sites including CNNMoney.com, ESPN.com, Forbes.com and many others. Learn more about Quigo on VC Cafe.