IX Kicks off 2018 with Renewed Mission
Media In Canada: Adobe draws a hard line for SSPs on transparency
Drew Bradstock, SVP of product at Index Exchange, said this policy will cut down on advertisers’ costs. “For too long, I think people saw this [fee] as a cost of business and ad tech,” he said. “It’s kind of sad that a number of SSPs saw this [need to disclose] as a big switch.”
AdWeek: 10 Rising Tech Stars Who Are Fueling a New Wave of Digital Insights
Few established ad-tech entrepreneurs could claim that their careers started as a teenager. Index Exchange president and CEO Andrew Casale is an exception.
Exchange Wire: Header Bidding: The Next Trend for Brazilian Publishers
The second promise of header bidding was to offer buy-side access to 100% of a publisher’s inventory, as opposed to the scraps and remnants available from ad-server waterfalls. “Buyers could now start to move premium, high-CPM campaigns from traditional, insertion-order-based buys into programmatic platforms”, said James Prudhomme, managing director EMEA, Index Exchange.
Digiday: Programmatic advertising is preparing for the first-price auction era
Auction dynamics implemented by supply-side platforms often confuse ad buyers. In order to provide more transparency, exchanges like OpenX, Index Exchange and Rubicon Project all started experimenting with first-price auctions, where the highest bidder determines how much an impression gets sold for.
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Beet.TV: Digital Supply Chain Maturing Because ‘Marketers Want More’: Index Exchange’s Andrew Casale
If all of this were true, Casale would know. Back in 2003 he founded Casale Media in the programmatic space and has molded it into its current iteration, Index Exchange, a global advertising marketplace where premium digital media companies sell their ad impressions with full transparency.
The Drum: Publisher-led platform Concert will let advertisers buy programmatically
The new programmatic offering is available via a partnership with global ad marketplace Index Exchange.
AdExchanger: Identifying The True Value Of Identity
This is why publishers have been partnering with their former rivals to achieve greater scale and impact from user data and insights. One such collaboration is a consortium (Index Exchange is a launch partner) that will help buyers and publishers leverage a common identifier that, with broad adoption, would drive more value than industry silos with proprietary ...continue reading
Digiday: How keeping transparent price floors influences ad bidding strategies
Drew Bradstock, SVP of product at Index Exchange, said that before header bidding allowed SSPs to simultaneously bid on the same inventory, SSPs were more likely to have unique inventory, and they could make money by simply selling the inventory they had access to and taking a cut. But with header bidding, several SSPs are ...continue reading
Digiday: Internet mysteries: Why do ad tech companies rarely die?
Ad tech companies frequently pivot whenever a business model doesn’t work out. And sometimes, this really pays off. Moat became an ad measurement juggernaut after it scrapped its crowdsourced marketplace meant to connect ad creators with brands, while Index Exchange became a popular header bidding vendor after it pivoted away from being an ad network.