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101 Top New York City Digital Media Companies and Startups of 2021

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This article showcases our top picks for the best New York City based Digital Media companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Digital Media industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top New York City Digital Media Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Fireblocks

Fireblocks

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Fireblocks is a blockchain security service provider for moving, storing, and issuing digital assets.

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Triller is an AI-powered music video app that enables anyone to make professional videos, effortlessly.

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Integral Ad Science

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IAS is a global technology and data company that empowers the advertising industry to effectively influence consumers everywhere.

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Business Insider

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Business Insider is an online platform that offers the latest business, celebrity, and technology news.

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MediaMath

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MediaMath develops and delivers digital advertising media and data management technology solutions to advertisers worldwide.

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Quartz

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Quartz is a digitally native news and online media outlet for business people in the new global economy.

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WaitWhat

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WaitWhat is a media invention company that invents boundary-breaking and profitable media properties that change the cultural landscape.

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Some Spider Studios

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Some Spider Studios is a media & entertainment company.

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Mashable

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Mashable is a media company for the connected generation and voice of digital culture.

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Group Nine Media

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Group Nine Media is a digital-first media company that boasts nearly 4 billion video views every month.

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Intersection

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Intersection enriches people’s everyday journeys by delivering connectivity, information, and content that elevate the urban experience.

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SundaySky

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SundaySky’s SmartVideo Platform combines the power of video with personalized storytelling at scale

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Section4

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Section4 is democratizing business education through innovative and engaging 2-3 week sprints.

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Refinery29

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Refinery29 is a digital media and entertainment company dedicated to inspiring young women to live an informed and well-rounded life.

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Vistar Media

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Vistar Media turns movement data into actionable insights about consumer behavior.

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EX.CO

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EX.CO is a technology company used by brands & publishers to turn content into engaging and interactive experiences driving results.

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Contently

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Contently helps companies build loyal audiences by managing the workflow of premium content at scale.

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Whistle

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Whistle is a global sports and entertainment company that creates, curates, and distributes positive brand safe original content.

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The Players’ Tribune

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The Players’ Tribune is a content and technology platform developed by athletes for athletes to connect them with fans through storytelling.

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Univision Communications

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Univision Communications is a media company that provides media-related services.

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IgnitionOne

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IgnitionOne is a marketing technology and services that offers cloud-based customer intelligence solutions to enterprise marketers.

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Blue Bite

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Blue Bite connects brands and customers through products by transforming them into a content channel to deliver digital experiences.

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Zype

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The most connected and scalable Video API. Zype is the infrastructure for digital video.

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Remedy Health Media

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Remedy Health Media produces, publishes, and distributes health magazines to consumers and caregivers.

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The Infatuation

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The Infatuation is a website, app, newsletter, and recommendation platform that helps users find restaurants for every situation.

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OpenReel

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Global enterprises use OpenReel to remotely film and collaborate on HD video projects via mobile device or webcam from over 125 countries.

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Knotch

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Knotch is the content intelligence platform for brands. We pair performance data with consumer sentiment in real time.

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Aura Frames

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Aura Frames is a smart picture frame designed to fill their home with beautiful photos of their family and friends.

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The Block

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The Block is the first and final word in digital assets.

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RebelMouse

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Create incredible digital growth by breaking from the conventional approach of legacy web technology on the always-modern SaaS CMS.

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Parse.ly

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Parse.ly is an engagement analytics platform aimed at online publishers.

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BAMTECH Media

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BAMTECH Media provides technology services and video streaming company previously formed by Major League Baseball (MLB).

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MarcoPolo Learning

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MarcoPolo Learning is an award-winning digital curriculum developer for early learners.

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Purch

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Purch is a digital publishing and marketplace platform uniquely positioned at the intersection of content, commerce and customer.

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BIScience

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BIScience provides business intelligence solutions for the online media industry.

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Sanctuary

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Sanctuary is a mystical products and services company that provides illuminating experiences to millennials.

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Fatherly

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Fatherly operates as a digital media brand for dads.

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Kubient

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Kubient’s Audience Cloud marketplace is a single point of entry for advertisers and publishers to reach, monetize and connect audiences.

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Magnetic

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Magnetic is a AI digital marketing platform

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Brat

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Brat is a teen-leaning digital production company.

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OpenSlate

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OpenSlate is the premier global source of brand safety and contextual analytics for digital video content.

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IAC

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IAC is a media and Internet company with more than 150 brands and products serving consumer audiences.

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NewsGuard

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NewsGuard provides online users with ratings and write-ups for news and information websites used and shared by consumers.

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MIVA

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MIVA is a digital media company offering e-commerce software and services to small and medium-sized businesses.

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The Dodo

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The Dodo is a digital media company devoted to animals.

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Sightly

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An ad tech company focused on digital video, we use data science & human know-how to maximize outcomes and align Brand Mentality™ at speed.

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Nielsen

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Nielsen provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers watch and buy.

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Mass Appeal

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Mass Appeal is a company documenting the cultural convergence of art, music, skate, and fashion.

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Zinio LLC

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Zinio is a multi-platform distribution service for digital magazines from a wide range of publishers.

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PureWow

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PureWow is a digital media company that specializes in women’s lifestyle content, covering fashion, beauty, tech, recipes, health & more.

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Greatist

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Greatist is a next-gen health media company for healthy-minded millennials.

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A Plus

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A Plus strives to deliver positive journalism to readers with the intention of making a meaningful difference in the world.

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Upworthy

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Upworthy is on a mission to change what the world pays attention to.

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The Juggernaut

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The Juggernaut is a digital media publication focusing on South Asian stories.

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Dow Jones

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Dow Jones is a news and business information provider that delivers content to consumers and organizations via newspapers and more.

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First Look Media

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First Look Media is a new media company devoted to producing world-class investigative journalism and thought-provoking entertainment

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Telaria

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Telaria is data-driven software platform built to monetize & manage premium video inventory with the greatest speed, and control.

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Canela Media

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Canela Media operates as a digital media company.

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STAQ

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STAQ is a developer of reporting and integration system usd to unify the technology stack through integrations and data transfer.

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Polar

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Polar provides digital media technology to publishers and advertisers.

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AOL

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AOL Lifestream is a web-based application that enables users to keep track of all their comments on social networking sites.

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Pocket Casts

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Pocket Casts will continue to provide with the features needed to enjoy favorite podcasts (or find something new).

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Voyceme

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VoyceMe is the first English original platform for manga, webcomics, and light novels!

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CreativeDrive

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CreativeDrive is a creator, designer and manager of digital content for ecommerce applications.

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DailyWorth

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Led by women, DailyWorth provides a daily e-newsletter supporting women in making important financial decisions.

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Comixology

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Comixology delivers a cloud-based digital comics platform that enables users to discover, buy, and read comics.

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Discovery

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Discovery is a multinational mass media factual television company covering science, history, geography, survival, and more.

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The Blaze

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The Blaze is a news, information, and opinion website by a team of writers, journalists, and video producers.

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CoVenture Holding Company LLC

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CoVenture provides equity and/or debt financing to tech-enabled companies in areas such as financial services, media, and platform economies

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BrandVerge

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BrandVerge is a marketplace + workflow tool that makes it easy for advertisers to plan premium media partnerships at scale.

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LAUNCH KIDS

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LAUNCH KIDS provides toddlers to tweens with inspiring math instruction and STEM-based camps and workshops.

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PR Newswire

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PR Newswire offers news and information distribution services for professional communicators.

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Adventr

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Adventr is a SaaS platform for the creation of voice & touch controlled interactive video and its distribution across any network/player.

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Hullabalu

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Hullabalu, a children’s media company, develops interactive storytelling apps for mobile devices.

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ADVIDS

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VIDEO CREATION MADE EASY. Online Platform & Concierge service to produce web videos.

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PadSquad

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PadSquad is an automated mobile software company that provides mobile-based digital content and advertising solutions for businesses.

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RedShare

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RedShare is a New York based company that provides a charge-on-the-go service for smartphones. Mobile App/Payment/Media/B2B2C/FinTech

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Zooppa

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Zooppa is a global social network for creative talent that partners with companies to launch user-generated advertising campaigns.

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The Markup

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The Markup investigates how powerful actors use technology to reshape society.

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Conductor

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Conductor is a content intelligence platform that enables marketers to create great content, drive qualified traffic, and increase ROI.

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Project X Media

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Project X Media uses its industry leading technology platform to launch Out-of-Home advertising campaigns.

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Speakable, PBC

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Action Button is an interactive technology featured on news content to make it faster and easier to impact the stories you care about

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Major League Gaming

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Major League Gaming is a digital network to promote eSports globally through premier competition and to deliver premium gaming content.

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Arcadia Earth

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Museum, Experiential, Retail

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Parsec Media

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Parsec is the first platform for buying media on CPS – cost per second.

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Above Average

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Above Average is a multi-disciplinary entertainment company that creates original, premium programming for networks, brands, and fans.

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Open Road Integrated Media

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Open Road Integrated Media is a digital marketing and multimedia content company that connects authors with readers.

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CITIA

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Citia is an easy-to-use system that produces content experiences that flow across devices, websites, text, email, display ads, social media.

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Sportsrocket

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Sportsrocket is a New York-based company working to give sports fans access to live games and events, highlights, and shows.

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AdFin

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AD/FIN is a platform that can unlock the complexities, inefficiencies and opportunities of the paid media ecosystem.

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eko

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eko is media and technology company pioneering a new medium in which stories told in live action video are shaped by viewers as they unfold.

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Monegraph

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Monegraph is a platform that helps digital creators to construct licenses for the commercial use of their digital work.

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StyleCaster

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StyleCaster is a digital media and technology platform enabling users to share fashion, beauty and lifestyle-related topics.

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The Outline

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The Outline is a news publication on current events and news.

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Adomik

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The Adomik platform resolves the complexity of managing digital advertising for publishers, allowing them to grow their revenue seamlessly.

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News Deeply

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News Deeply builds single-topic platforms, connecting experts and key decision makers in an interactive content and community platform.

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PublicStuff

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PublicStuff is an online community service that allows individuals to notify the right local departments to get things fixed.

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Adweek

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Adweek is the leading source of news for marketing, media and advertising professionals.

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Alloy Digital

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Alloy Digital is a digital media company producing original online content targeting consumers of age 12 to 34.

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Ideapod

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Ideapod is a new media platform for ideas.

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Treegoat

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We’re building a platform designed to change the way audio is consumed by making it easier to access.

Written by Mark Smith

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