A strategic partnership between DoubleVerify (DV), the market leader in multimedia analysis and data collection, and Scibids Technology SAS has been disclosed. In terms of optimizing digital campaigns using AI, the latter is at the forefront. The $125 million purchase agreement comprises both cash and stock trades. The acquisition is expected to be finalized in quarter three of 2023. In the world of advertising, DV has a solid reputation for being open and reliable. The collaboration may be viewed as a union of two top platforms. Each gives marketers reliable information and AI to help them make the most of their digital endeavors.
Mark Zagorski, CEO of DoubleVerify stated in the announcement,
The acquisition of Scibids is a decisive step in our journey to power superior campaign outcomes that started with developing and delivering the industry standard in media quality insights and has evolved into putting that data t work for advertisers.
He further commented,
The combination marries DV’s proprietary data with Scibids’ AI-powered optimization technology, letting us empower brands with unparalleled insights and control over their advertising performance
An AI-powered acquisition
With Scibids’ AI technology and real-time algorithm optimization, the DV-Scibids alliance aims to bring together the most trustworthy media and performance metrics from the former. The agreement will be the first to give DV the ability to conduct an entire media transaction, from inception through analysis. Additionally, it will give marketers immediate marketing results without third-party cookies. DV’s move from performance proxies to KPIs for advertising will produce real-world business results in line with advertisers’ objectives.
Remi Lemonnier, CEO & Co-Founder of Scibids remarked in his statement,
This partnership will amplify the capabilities of our customizable AI technology and expand its impact across the digital advertising ecosystem to strengthen the open web.
Scibids Technology SAS is a pioneer in the use of AI to drive marketing strategies. They are well-known for developing artificial intelligence technology that supports marketers’ decision-making for programmatic digital ad campaigns by automating and improving it. The company boasts high profile clients like Allianz, Dell and Spotify.
What’s in it for DoubleVerify?
The buyout offers DV several advantages. All targeted programmatic ad campaigns will benefit from multimodal dynamic efficiency measurement. There will also be benefits in the area of optimization. According to the agreement, DV will incorporate Scibids’ AI technology into its media quality at the point of impression, followed by performance indicators Automating bidding among top DSPs will also simplify manual processes and foster cost savings for DV.
DV had previously revealed an intriguing, workable agreement with Scibids for the launch of the Algorithmic Optimizer. This innovative technology would leverage tailored artificial intelligence to improve attention metrics. During Fortune 500 campaign tests, the tool reportedly increased attention levels by 63% and impressions by 95%.
In this ever-evolving landscape, companies rush to harness the power of AI and embrace innovation. The industry is reaffirming safe practices despite AI dominance. All eyes are turning to this partnership to see how it elevates the advertising landscape.