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Placed and Captivate Partner to Measure the Reach of Digital Elevator Ads

April Nowicki

Placed and Captivate Partner to Measure the Reach of Digital Elevator Ads

Digital media company Captivate announced today that it is teaming up with location analytics firm Placed to measure when consumers visit in-store locations after seeing digital ads in elevators. Consumers exposed to Captivate’s digital screens are cross-referenced with Placed’s app users to offer a new location visit measurement KPI.

Rating Street Fight’s 2015 Predictions

Noah Elkin

Rating Street Fight’s 2015 Predictions

At the end of each year, Street Fight invites staffers, friends, and luminaries from the industry to share their predictions for what’s in store for the coming year. Today, we take a look back at some of the predictions for 2015 to see who was on target and who missed the mark.

Placed Launches Analytics Product to Make Local Ad Targeting Smarter

Steven Jacobs

Placed Launches Analytics Product to Make Local Ad Targeting Smarter

Placed, a two year-old startup based in Seattle, has spent the last two years passively tracking the physical movements of over 70,000 smartphone owners who chose to share their location with the company. Today, the venture-back firm is opening that data to marketers, launching a Nielsen-like ratings service called Placed Insights to help advertisers intelligently buy location-targeted advertising…

Can Businesses Use Hyperlocal to Leverage Customers’ Politics?

David Shim

Can Businesses Use Hyperlocal to Leverage Customers’ Politics?

There has been significant coverage about the differences in Democrats and Republicans, but to date there hasn’t been any analysis on real world activities associated with political affiliation. From grocery stores to restaurants, from retailers to gas stations, voting Democrat or Republican plays a part in which establishments we step foot in and which ones we don’t…

Place Off: A Week in the Life of the Mobile Local Revolution

Mike Boland

Place Off: A Week in the Life of the Mobile Local Revolution

A couple columns back, I covered the collision of big data, mobile and local (please refrain from acronyms… “BiDaLoMo”!). That covered some location analytics players like JiWire and Sense Networks. But since then, the action has picked up. In the last week alone, I’ve had in-depth conversations with others defining this space including Placed, PlaceIQ, and Telenav…

Placed Launches Platform to Measure Offline Consumer Behavior

Patrick Duprey

Placed Launches Platform to Measure Offline Consumer Behavior

Location analytics provider Placed has unveiled a new platform to measure offline consumer behavior, offering marketers and publishers the ability to measure the physical businesses their customers visit. With Placed Panels, which relies on opt-in consumer participants, marketers need only to create their own unique panel through Placed’s website and recruit consumer panelists…

Placed Snags $3.4M in Funding To Bring Location Analytics to Developers

Steven Jacobs

Placed Snags $3.4M in Funding To Bring Location Analytics to Developers

The location analytics startup emerged from a 13-month stealth period yesterday, announcing Series A funding as well the release of a new product for mobile app developers. Placed for Developers is a free SDK that enables developers of location-aware apps to analyze the real-world context in which their products are being used…