September 16, 2014 10:06 AM ET

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Company Overview of Spongecell Inc.

Company Overview

Spongecell Inc., a creative technology company, provides banner advertising. It transforms banner advertising into flash advertising with interactive features, such as video, interactive mapping, carousels, social media, and more. The company also provides interactive display space for consumer interaction and delivering brand engagement. It serves creatives, media, and brand advertisers. Spongecell Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in New York, New York with additional offices in the United States and Europe.

261 Madison Avenue

14th Floor

New York, NY 10016

United States

Founded in 2006

Phone:

888-680-7999

Fax:

866-830-8909

Key Executives for Spongecell Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Vice President of Business Operations
Principal Architect
Chief of Products
Chief Technology Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Spongecell Inc. Key Developments

Spongecell Expands Operations into Japan to Meet the Creative Needs of Global Advertisers

Spongecell announced that it will further expand its services in Japan as part of an exclusive partnership with iProspect Japan and SPI Japan, Japan's premier marketing communications consultancy. The advertising market in Japan grew 4% in the fiscal year that ended in March 2014 (according to research from the Nikkei Advertising Research Institute and Japan Center for Economic Research), with digital advertising expected to grow 10% over the next year, outpacing the rest of the industry. Together, Spongecell, iProspect and SPI will provide a wide array of products and services that will include interactive display, interactive video and dynamic creative technologies to meet the rapidly growing needs of Japanese brands and advertisers. This is an expansion of a longstanding partnership between Spongecell and iProspect in Japan. The two companies have previously worked on campaigns for brands including Danone and Phillips Electronics and are currently working on campaigns for General Motors (GM), Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide and others.

Spongecell Announces Opening of New Office in Stockholm, Sweden; Appoints Kenny Spångberg as Director of Sales, Nordics

Spongecell announced the opening of a new office in Stockholm, Sweden. The company announced the appointment of industry executive Kenny Spångberg to the position of Director of Sales, Nordics.

Spongecell Inc. Appoints Byron Ellis as CTO

Spongecell Inc. announced the appointment of industry executive Byron Ellis to the position of Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Ellis was most recently the Chief Data Scientist for LivePerson. He also held various leadership positions with the online ad exchange AdBrite, eventually serving as the company's CTO. During his time at AdBrite he drove many key initiatives including the creation of an intelligent visualization interface for advertisers, publishers, and partners and a next-generation yield optimization capability.

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