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Vungle

Vungle

Vungle (Vungle, Inc.) is startup which powers video advertisements inside of mobile apps and games.

Introduction

Vungle provides in-app video advertising technology that helps application developers to enhance their applications with video advertisements. The company’s offerings are facilitated via the Vungle SDK, which has built-in support for 'Vungle Exchange' & 'Vungle Direct' to monetize and maximize eCPM with Vungle’s HD videos.





Vungle's investors

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Offices

The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California with offices in London, Berlin, Beijing, Tokyo, Seoul, and Singapore.





Branding

Vungle's original logo was designed by co-founder Jack Smith:

























In June 2019, the company re-branded with a new logo:



Timeline

October 1, 2019

Blackstone Closes Acquisition of Vungle.

July 15, 2019

Blackstone Announces Agreement to Acquire Vungle

-Blackstone (NYSE:BX) announced today that private equity funds managed by Blackstone ("Blackstone") have agreed to acquire Vungle.

June 17, 2019

Vungle rebrands logo and branding

May 31, 2017

Vungle is highlighted in Mary Meeker's "Internet Trends Report"

February 15, 2017

Vungle announces that it has hit a $300 Million revenue run rate

February 6, 2014

Vungle raises $17 million in Series B funding

August 16, 2013

Vungle raises $6.5 million Series A funding

June 19, 2012

Vungle announces launch of $1 million developer fund and launch of their self-serve SDK

May 7, 2012

Mashable announces a web documentary series, which follows Vungle for a few weeks

May 2, 2012

Vungle announces $2 Million seed funding

August 23, 2011

Vungle incorporates in Delaware as Vungle, Inc. - which now wholly owns Vungle Limited as a UK subsidiary

August 2011

Founders Jack Smith and Zain Jaffer move to San Francisco, America to join the Fall 2011 batch of start-up incubator Angelpad. Receiving an investment of $120,000 in the process

January 27, 2011

Vungle is founded in 2011 by Jack Smith and Zain Jaffer. First incorporated in London, England as Vungle Limited

Funding rounds

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Vungle announced on February 7, 2014 that it had raised $17 million in a series B round of funding.

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2014

People

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David Silverman

Board member



Don Butler

Board member



Jack Smith

Co-Founder



Jeremy Bondy

VP, Revenue



Martin Price

VP, Product



Montgomery Kersten

Board member



Simon Yeh

VP, Engineering



Stephanie Douglass

VP, People



Zain Jaffer

Co-Founder



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