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iSocket  Acquired by Rubicon Project (2014  amount undisclosed )

2 Shaw Alley, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
USA
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Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) James Beriker (Munchery CEO/President) David J. Blumberg (Blumberg Capital Managing Partner) Bruce K Taragin (Blumberg Capital Managing Director) John Ramey (iSocket Chairman)
Advisory board: Gokul Rajaram (Google Former Product Management) Jeff Zucker (Opinioneering Former CEO) David Ford (AnswersMedia VP Strategic Initiatives) David Scacco (Google Former advertising sales)
Company

Business description: isocket is an open ad platform. It helps advertising sellers improve their direct sales processes by moving inventory into the cloud. isocket does not charge a commission based on advertising sold. The service is currently in private Beta for ad sellers. Based in San Francisco with additional offices in New York City, iSocket is a fast-moving technology company that’s changing the way reserved media is bought and sold online. iSocket launched in 2009 with the world’s first programmatic direct solution for premium publishers. In 2011, isocket was the first company to integrate with Google’s DFP, and in 2012, launched the first fully extensible API-based platform for programmatic direct sales automation.
Capital

Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings: Feb 2014   Nov 2012
Capital raised: 15.0M
Last Round: 5.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Rubicon Project (2014  amount undisclosed )
Angels/other VCs: Jeff Clavier (SofTech VC);  David Cohen (TechStars);  Steve Gurasich (GSD&M Idea City);  David Hirsch (Google);  Dave McClure (Founders Fund);  Vivi Nevo (private investor)
Corporate investors: Condé Nast

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Overview
Record updated: Nov 2014
Sector: Internet
Year Founded: 2007
Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings: Feb 2014   Nov 2012
Capital Raised: 15.0M
Last Round: 5.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Rubicon Project (2014  amount undisclosed )