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isocket Announces Series A

isocket socking it to traditional online advertising networks.

isocket socking it to traditional online advertising networks.

Online advertising is going to take a new twist.

New Silicon Valley startup and advertising platform isocket announces the closing of a US$2 million early stage funding round from a group of investors led by Tim Draper at Draper Fisher Jurvetson. Built by a team of experienced advertising entrepreneurs led by CEO and founder John Ramey, isocket is the first commission-free, open platform for multiple forms of advertising.

Also joining the round was:

isocket recently went live in May this year via the launch of an invitation-only beta testing with leading technology blog TechCrunch, their first customer. TechCrunch announced their intention to depart from existing ad networks in favor of using isocket to power their in-house advertising direct sales.


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