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


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

Investors include:


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


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

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


June 15, 2021
Vungle enters into a definitive agreement to acquire JetFuel.
March 2, 2021
Vungle announces its of acquisition of GameRefinery.
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
February 2014
Vungle raises a $17,000,000 series B round from AOL Ventures, Crosslink Capital and Thomvest Ventures.
December 16, 2013
Vungle raises a $17,000,000 series B round from AOL Ventures, AngelPad, Crosslink Capital, GV, Seven Peaks Ventures, Thomvest Ventures, Uncork Capital and Webb Investment Network.
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Funding rounds



David Silverman

Board member

Don Butler

Board member


Jeremy Bondy

VP, Revenue

Martin Price

VP, Product

Montgomery Kersten

Board member

Simon Yeh

VP, Engineering

Stephanie Douglass

VP, People


Further reading


Documentaries, videos and podcasts




June 15, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Vungle (, a leading mobile performance marketing platform, announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire...
May 19, 2021
Liftoff, a global performance-based mobile app marketing optimization platform, and its fellow Post-IDFA Alliance members today released initial findings on the iOS 14.5 operating system update, revealing several surprising and positive trends for the mobile marketing industry. The data shows a high opt-in rate by consumers and a massive shift in ad spend to Android, among other key discoveries. The results are the first in a series of analyses from the alliance -- a coalition of marke...
May 19, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Vungle (, a leading mobile performance marketing platform, announced today the acquisition of TreSensa Technologies...
Dan Taylor
March 2, 2021
Mobile advertising platform Vungle has recently announced the acquisition of GameRefinery. The primary target of the acquisition being GameRefinery's Game Intelligence platform, a service which helps point developers to optimal user retention and monetisation through a series of insights. Previous GameRefinery clients include Zynga, King, Rovio, and Ubisoft, and the company has compiled contextual data [...]
February 17, 2021
Liftoff, a global performance-based mobile app marketing optimization platform, today announced the launch of the Post-IDFA Alliance, a partnership of mobile marketing technology companies focused on addressing the concerns of mobile marketers and app publishers in the wake of Apple's recent update to their IDFA policies. The alliance, which includes Liftoff, Fyber, Chartboost, InMobi, Vungle and Singular, represents a broad spectrum of companies instrumental to the mobile advertising in...
January 20, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Aarki, an award-winning AI-enabled marketing platform for mobile advertising, is pleased to announce its integration with Vungle, a leading...
October 1, 2019
Blackstone (NYSE: BX ) announced that private equity funds managed by Blackstone ("Blackstone") have completed the previously announced acquisition of Vungle, a leading performance marketing platform for in-app video advertisements on mobile devices. Vungle is trusted by publishers of more than 60,000 mobile apps worldwide, including top brands such as Rovio, Zynga, Pandora, Microsoft, and Scopely, among others. The company serves more than 4 billion video views per month over a billion u...
Anthony Ha
July 15, 2019
Private equity firm Blackstone just announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire mobile advertising company Vungle. The companies aren't disclosing the financial terms, but as part of the transaction, Vungle has also reached a settlement with founder Zain Jaffer, who filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the company earlier this year. (Update: Multiple [...]


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