(n.) the company defining mobile advertising
Type Private company
Industry Mobile Advertising
Founded 2005 (as Amobee Media Services)
Headquarters Redwood City, California, United States
Area served Worldwide
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Amobee is a mobile advertising technology company providing solutions and services for large advertisers, publishers and operators. Amobee has a proprietary platform that supports existing and emerging mobile ad formats on any mobile, internet-enabled device, including gaming platforms. The company is headquartered in Redwood City, CA, with offices in London, New York City, Los Angeles, Argentina, and Singapore. The Amobee R&D center is in Herzliya, Israel. Amobee has run mobile advertising campaigns worldwide, serving global brands such as eBay, Nokia, Skype, and Telefonica.
Amobee was founded in May 2005 by Gil Shulman, Saul Rurka and Zohar Levkovitz and went live in February 2005. In January 2010, Amobee acquired RingRing Media, Inc.
VCs invested in Amobee include : Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners and Globespan. Mobile operators Vodafone and Telefonica have both invested in the company. Motorola and Cisco are also investors. In 2008, Cisco and Motorola entered Amobee as strategic investors.
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2011 Northern California Award Winner
AlwaysOn - OnMobile Top 100 Winner (2008, 2010)
World Economic Forum - Technology Pioneer (2010)
Business Insider - World's Most Valuable Startups (2010)
Red Herring 100 - North America – Winner (2010)
Intercontinental Finance Magazine - Company of the Year, North America (2010)
Frost & Sullivan - Best Mobile Advertising Technology (2009)
Tie50 - Leader in Innovation, Ingenuity and Management Excellence (2009)
E&Y and Globes - Most Promising Company (2008–2009)
In November 2008 Globes, the Israeli financial newspaper, voted Amobee the most promising startup of the year 2008.