101 Top Advertising Startups and Companies in Canada

August 7, 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Canada based Advertising companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Advertising industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Canada Advertising Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

NexTech AR Solutions

NexTech AR Solutions

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NexTech AR Solutions develops a proprietary Augmented Reality (AR) advertising platform.

AcuityAds

AcuityAds

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AcuityAds is a technology company that enables marketers to connect intelligently with the most meaningful audiences through digital media.

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Uberflip

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Uberflip allows marketers to centralize and organize content to create personalized experiences throughout the buyer journey.

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ContentFly

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On-demand content marketing, for a monthly fee.

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Flipp

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Flipp is a free app that delivers your favorite weekly ads to your fingertips.

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Sharethrough

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Sharethrough is one of the top global independent omnichannel ad exchanges

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StackAdapt

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StackAdapt is the #1 performing native advertising platform helping brands accelerate customer engagement and acquisition.

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Neuvoo

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Neuvoo offers a job search website where people can search for all types of employment and for particular salaries.

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Wishpond

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Wishpond is an all-in-one marketing suite that enables users to generate and nurture leads.

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Optable

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Optable is a SaaS data connectivity platform that uses cryptography to enable decentralized, secure data collaboration.

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District M (now Sharethrough)

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Sharethrough merged with District M in February 2021

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EQ works

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EQ Works is a provider of targeted mobile, web, social, and video advertising and digital marketing solutions.

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STN Video

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STN Video is an Online Video Platform delivering content, technology and monetization to over 1800 publishers

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Blockthrough

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Blockthrough helps the world’s top publishers recover their adblocked revenue.

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Affinio

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Affinio is a marketing intelligence platform that leverages the interest graph to understand today’s consumer.

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Communo

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Communo is a curated network of creative entrepreneurs and marketing agencies that connects through a sharing economy platform.

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Funnelytics

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Funnelytics is a mapping tool to help digital marketers map better funnels.

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NOBAL Technologies

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NOBAL creates innovative and intuitive digital interfaces to enhance customer experience.

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Lumen5

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Lumen5 is an A.I. driven video creation platform that can transform articles and blog posts into social videos through a simple interface.

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Aislelabs

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Aislelabs is a technology firm assisting retailers to achieve better and increased sales using the big data analytics.

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Acquisio

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Performance Marketing Solutions for Local Businesses and the Agencies that Serve Them

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CONTXTFUL Technologies

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CONTXTFUL provide attention, viewability and business intelligence on the environment context of any digital audience.

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Roomvu

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Roomvu provides automated marketing solutions, such as photography and virtual tours, for realtors.

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Avenue HQ

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Avenue is the marketing team for real estate professionals.

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Munvo

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Munvo is a consulting firm helping clients improve their marketing capabilities.

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Cluep

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Cluep is a mobile ad platform that targets people based on what they are sharing, how they are feeling and where they have been.

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Shoelace

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Shoelace offers a software solution that enables online merchants to easily conduct retargeting campaigns.

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sMedia

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sMedia provides data-driven online advertising and website optimization to automotive dealers

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Native Ads Inc.

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Native Ads is a content discovery and in-stream native advertising platform for publishers and advertisers

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LeadSift

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LeadSift mines publicly available information to identify signal of intent for B2B sales and marketers.

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Conscia

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Conscia is a real-time Customer Data Platform, built for Marketers to power personalized experiences across all channels

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Sortable

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Sortable’s ad technology works intelligently behind the scenes to optimize ad impressions so clients can focus on creating great content.

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Taiv

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Taiv replaces commercials on live TV so that businesses can show more relevant advertisements instead.

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Chaordix

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The Chaordix Community Platform is the leading online community tool, which powers infinite connections between brands and their customers.

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Chango

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Chango is a programmatic advertising platform .

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Spoonity

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Spoonity is a loyalty platform that allows restaurants to implement and manage a customer rewards and payment system.

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CloudOne

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CloudOne is a marketing and advertising company providing its customer acquisition strategies.

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StrategyBox

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StrategyBox makes customer journey mapping simple using AI

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NiceJob

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NiceJob is the easiest way to get more reviews for your business and build your reputation.

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SimplyCast

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SimplyCast.com provides interactive marketing software and services for worldwide organizations.

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Needls.com

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The needls ad platform allows businesses to automatically create, target and optimize digital ads on both Facebook and Instagram.

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Peekage

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Product sampling platform that increases sales through targeted product exposure, and streamlined feedback collection

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Soundpays Inc.

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Soundpays is a patented engagement solution transmitting supplemental information from ads to mobile using ultrasonic sound.

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Mintent

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Mintent is defining a collaborative content management software framework to get customers from strategy through execution with ease.

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VerticalScope

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VerticalScope is an internet media company that provides coverage and analysis for technology, automotive, and sports vertical markets.

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Fuse Powered Inc.

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Acquired by Upsight January 2016.

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LiveGauge

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LiveGauge is a real-world marketing innovation company.

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Dissolve

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Dissolve sells HD footage for use in television and web-based advertising, corporate promotions, documentaries, and interactive websites.

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dotstudioPRO

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Video Syndication Platform as a Service for Content Owners and Video Network Partners

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Pressboard

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Pressboard makes your startup famous. Get the press you need, boost it to millions.

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Digital Journal

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Digital Journal is a digital media news network providing information submitted by a global network of journalists.

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UmbraCity

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UmbraCity is an advertising,marketing and sharing economy company.

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Sampler

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The Leader in Direct-To-Consumer Product Sampling

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Dood

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Live streaming platform for modern professionals to broadcast their products, services, and experiences to a global audience.

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Clicko.com

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Clicko develops AdTech for mobile app trending and ranking on apps stores via targeted, high quality, high retention mobile app installs

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LINKETT

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LINKETT is an analytics platform for the digital-out-of-home advertising industry.

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Neuranet

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Neuranet helps organisations create amazing digital experiences efficiently.

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SourceKnowledge

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SourceKnowledge help ecommerce stores extend their reach to over 100 million in-market shoppers.

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Dingus and Zazzy

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Your new favourite marketing marketing department

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Pixhug

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Pixhug is a social change platform that connects social media with social responsibility.

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AdStash

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AdStash is a digital signage platform that utilizes programmatic advertising to generate a new revenue stream for businesses.

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Index Exchange

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Index Exchange is an exchange technology, enabling digital publishers and suppliers to sell ad impressions programmatically and in realtime.

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Origen Air

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Cleantech Startup, plant-based, IoT-connected, Air Purification

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RetargetLinks

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RetargetLinks is a computer software that offers link re-targeting that allows its clients to display banner ads to anyone.

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Seevibes

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Seevibes is the leading provider of smart data targeting for efficient social media advertising.

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Gallop Labs

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Growth Hacking, Marketing, Advertising

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Broadsign

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Digital Signage Software Solutions

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Advoz

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Advoz is a social media management and advertising app designed to help business owners increase their revenue.

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Captual

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Captual offers ePresence, a system that allows organizations to capture rich media presentations for live or on-demand webcasting.

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Switch Video

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Switch Video is a producer of animated explainer videos to tell story about a company.

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Addictive Mobility

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Addictive Mobility provides technology solutions for brands to engage their mobile in-app audience and increase return on mobile ad spend.

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Cibles-Solutions d’affaires inc

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Cible-Solutions daffaires offers innovative integrated communications, marketing strategy, graphic design, web development.

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Veühub

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Veühub is a online platform that delivers video content and programmatic monetization solutions.

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CO

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Cinco is a Brand Engagement & Sponsorship Activation Service and we use Continuous Experience Platform to engage customers.

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Aiva Labs

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Design interactive web experiences & boost conversion rate – no coding required

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TMT LAB

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Shoppable audio/video solutions makers of Spot Direct®

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Unlimited

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UNLIMITED is at the forefront in the design and creation of high-end Virtual Reality Experiences.

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DeepMarkit Corp.

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DeepMarkit produces multi-platform HTML games and gaming solutions that drive audience engagement for brands and incentivize customers.

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WhatsNexx

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WhatsNexx Moments leverages marketing apps and consolidating campaign management across channels and locations to build client experiences.

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Floop Technologies

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COPPA mobile ad pltform for kids apps

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mDialog

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mDialog is a Canada-based company that provides video stream management services on connected devices.

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Now In Store

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Now In Store is a platform that allows businesses to automatically create print & digital catalogs for online & offline marketing campaigns.

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Cieslok Media

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Cieslok Media is a leading large-scale out-of-home media supplier with offices in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver & Edmonton

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MoPals

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MoPals is a social media loyalty platform that provides a source to monetize the social influence of its members and partners.

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Aliud

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Aliud is a SaaS service connecting independent sellers and buyers for personal commerce trough social-ecommerce services.

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WordJack Media

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Helping small businesses win on the web

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InNetwork

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InNetwork helps marketers find trusted social media influencers that can deliver their brand message to a defined target audience.

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Valnet

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Valnet is a leader in Online Media Publishing, creating and distributing original content for its brands and audiences, worldwide.

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Disrupted Logic

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Big Data and Artificial Intelligence for Interactive Media Experiences

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XTM, Inc.

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XTM, Inc. is a digital advertising and marketing agency.

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Transcontinental

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TC Transcontinental’s mission is to create products and services that allow businesses to attract, reach and retain their target customers.

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Mobicow

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Mobicow is a mobile ad network that engages and connects with customers through full-screen ads.

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Hivestack

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Hivestack is a marketing technology company which helps marketers target consumers.

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Overflow Cafe

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Overflow Cafe makes websites popular, increases website traffic and sales for small to medium sized businesses worldwide.

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Bering Media

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Bering Media is the leading audience network for broadband Internet service providers and mobile network operators.

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Virtual Paper

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Virtual Paper helps publishers with operations and improves profitability by offering seamless migration to a compatible digital format.

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Radian6

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Radian6 is a social media monitoring platform for marketers to study customer opinions on their products in real-time.

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ZHY Interactive

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Building next generation digital media platforms

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Critical Mass

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Critical Mass is a digital experience design agency with a relentless focus on the customer.

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Viral Nation

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Viral Nation is a global influencer, marketing, and talent agency.

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Sparkit Media

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Sparkit is a fan-directed media network that allows influencers and brands to engage users and generate quality content for sponsors.

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