Digital Media Reinvention – What’s
MediaCrossing™ Ted Yang, Founder & Chief
Stamford Innovation Center,Barry Schwimmer, Founder and
Launches, a Company Reinventing Digital Media Trading for Buyers and Sellers
MediaCrossing™ Closes $6mm
USD Series A Financing by Leading Financial Technology Innovators (Read the article)
The global programmatic ad market is predicted to
reach $32.5bn with spending on US real time-bidded advertising to grow to $10.5bn
from $3.9bn by 2017.
The incredible scale in this market
provides both opportunity and challenges for the MediaCrossing™ team. Come and
hear about how MediaCrossing™ is leveraging expertise in global digital media, Wall
Street’s financial markets and technology in a startup working to reinvent,
innovate and improve efficiencies in digital media trading.
Ted Yang, Founder & Chief
Technology Officer at MediaCrossing™. Ted was former Managing Partner, Stamford Innovation Center and
a digital start-up angel investor. Previously Ted held Deputy CTO, architect
and technology leadership roles at hedge funds: Tudor, Bridgewater, Citadel,
and Salomon Smith Barney. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from MIT
in electrical engineering and computer science.
Barry Schwimmer, Founder and
Managing Partner, Stamford Innovation Center. Barry brings more than 20 years of
expertise in finance and investment banking, including specific experience in
the broadcast and print media industry. He also founded Stoneybrook Capital, Watch the video - Barry Schwimmer discusses the efforts of the Stamford Innovation Center
J. Skyler Fernandes
J. Skyler Fernandes is a venture capitalist at Centripetal Capital Partners, an early stage venture fund with an innovative investment structure, and invests across industry sectors, such as internet, telecom, energy, nano-technology, and healthcare. Centripetal invests $1-3M, and up to $10M over the life of a company. Mr. Fernandes leads a number of global initiatives, including the Missing Middle Initiative, launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos, focused on creating funds that invest $100K-$3M, a critical financing gap for early-mid stage businesses globally. He is a venture mentor at ER Accelerator, a New York City incubator and works with a number of organizations to create global entrepreneurial eco-systems, such as angel groups, incubators, and entrepreneur fellowships, such as Endeavor and Echoing Green. Mr. Fernandes is also a serial entrepreneur, co-founding several internet companies and advises a number of startups. Learn More
Powered by its proprietary MX
Platform™, MediaCrossing is the independent digital media trading firm
reinventing media buying and selling. Learn more at www.MediaCrossing.com.
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