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

Investors include:

  • GV (formerly known as Google Ventures)
  • AOL Ventures
  • Thomvest Ventures
  • Crosslink Capital
  • SV Angel
  • Uncork Capital (formerly known as SoftTech VC)
  • Webb Investment Network
  • 500 Startups
  • Seven Peaks Ventures

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

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Funding rounds

Funding round
Description
Funding type
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Vungle Series B round

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

Series B round
17,000,000
December 16, 2013
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2014
Webb Investment Network
Vungle seed round

Seed round
2,000,000
May 2, 2012
AOL Ventures
Vungle Series A round

Series A round
6,500,000
August 1, 2013
AOL Ventures
Vungle Series B round February 2014

Series B round
17,000,000
February 2014
Thomvest Ventures
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People

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Role
LinkedIn

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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Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Behind The Launch

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News

Title
Author
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October 1, 2019
WebWire
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
TechCrunch
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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