Business Wire

London-based Tech Firm Unruly Set to Launch in Japan to Coincide with Mayor’s Trade Visit

Del

Unruly, the London based video ad tech company today announced it will open a new office in Tokyo as part of its global expansion plans, which coincides with a trip to Japan by Mayor of London, Boris Johnson MP.

The move marks the tech company’s continuing investment in the APAC region, following the opening of an office in Sydney, Australia in April and the launch of its APAC HQ in Singapore last year. Unruly was founded in London in 2006 and now employs 200 people across 15 offices with HQ operations in London, New York and Singapore.

The global video platform, which has worked with 90% of Ad Age 100 brands to help get their ads watched, tracked and shared online, is expanding its operations across APAC to help ROI-driven marketers in Japan benefit from its unique audience data, native video ad formats and mobile video exchange.

Japan has the third largest advertising market in the world, with research revealing that the online video market will be worth almost $1bn USD by 2017.

Over the next three days (October 13-15), The Mayor is leading a trade mission to Japan, where he will meet with senior Japanese politicians, business leaders and investors to foster closer ties and greater investment in life sciences, tech and innovation.

The visit is part of his continued drive to create jobs and growth in the capital by strengthening ties with world cities like Tokyo and promoting London to the world as a major investment destination.

He will be joined on the trip by London tech ambassador’s Eileen Burbidge MBE, HM Treasury FinTech Envoy and Derek White, Chief Innovation Officer, Barclays, to share London’s expertise and highlight the opportunities for technology innovation in Japan.

Mayor of London Boris Johnson MP said: “Unruly is one of the great success stories of London’s tech community and I’m delighted that the company is bringing their talent and innovation to the Japanese market. Japan is one of the world’s most important economic powerhouses and my visit is an opportunity to bang the drum for London and strengthen our ties with the country.”

Sarah Wood, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Unruly said: "We are looking forward to bringing our unique data and insight to the Japanese market. Every market is different and Japan presents a huge opportunity for marketers looking to amplify the impact of their online video campaigns.

"Japan is still in the early stages of its digital video journey. Despite Japan currently having the third largest ad market in the world, only 3% of digital ad spend in 2014 was on online video. That’s going to change massively over the coming months, with some predicting that the Japanese online video market will be worth nearly $1bn USD by 2017.

"We want to be there from the outset to help develop the online ad industry in a way that is positive to publishers, brands and consumers."

Separately, the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson MP has today appointed Sarah Wood as a technology ambassador for London. She will join other ambassadors such as Russ Shaw, Founder of Tech London Advocates, Gerard Grech, CEO Tech City UK and Kathryn Parsons CEO Decoded, to help promote the capital’s tech sector on an international stage.

The Mayor of London continued: “Sarah is one of the most talented individuals working the tech sector. She has built a world-class business by harnessing the best of London’s talent and innovation and is already spreading the message of our tech sector to international investors and audiences. Sarah is a shining example of the dynamic, entrepreneurial spirit that’s so pervasive in London and she is an outstanding ambassador.”

Sarah Wood added: “It's a real honour to be asked to be a technology ambassador for London. London is the place to be if you want to start up and scale up a global technology company, and I want to make sure everyone around the globe is aware of all of the opportunities the capital offers. It's home to some of the most innovative companies in the world, we have more developers and investors than any other city in the world, there are highly favourable tax incentives for entrepreneurs and we have a vibrant, lively and diverse culture.”

Japan is the world’s third largest economy and was the fourth largest investor in London last year. Since 2003, Japan has invested close to £500 billion in almost 12,000 foreign projects, creating 2.6 million jobs around the world. In 2014, trade with the capital totalled almost £950million.

David Slater, Director of International Trade & Investment said: “As one of the world’s largest economies, Japan is an important trade and investment partner for London. From financial services firms to technology giants, London already serves as a key international hub for a number of leading Japanese businesses with a global footprint. We are also seeing a growing opportunity for fast growing London businesses such as Unruly to expand into the Japanese market. Japan offers London and UK businesses a perfect springboard into the rapidly developing APAC markets. We look forward to increased collaboration between the two countries, particularly when welcoming more ambitious Japanese businesses looking to establish a regional or global HQ in London.”

More foreign companies are expanding or setting up headquarters in London than ever before, with around 40% of the world’s top companies having a European or global HQ in London. London & Partners, the Mayor’s inward investment company, helped a record 270 companies set up or expand in the city last year, creating nearly 5,000 jobs.

-ENDS-

Notes to Editors:

About London & Partners.

London & Partners is the official promotional company for London. We promote London and attract businesses, events, congresses, students and visitors to the capital. Our aims are to build London’s international reputation and to attract investment and visitor spend, which create jobs and growth.

London & Partners is a not-for-profit public private partnership, funded by the Mayor of London and our network of commercial partners.

For more information visit www.londonandpartners.com

About Unruly

Unruly is the ad tech company that gets videos watched, tracked and shared across the Open Web. Positioned at the intersect of video, social, native & mobile, Unruly uses emotional audience data and user-friendly video formats to massively increase viewer engagement, brand performance & publisher revenues. With 3 out of every 4 video views now taking place outside of YouTube, 90% of Ad Age 100 brands have already used Unruly to connect with audiences at speed and scale across the Open Web.

Differentiated by a unique data set of 2 trillion video views and powered by a full tech stack, Unruly adds value by algorithmically evaluating content shareability and programmatically targeting custom audiences. Viewability is 100% guaranteed to an audience of 1.35 billion monthly unique users across mobile, tablet and desktop devices. UnrulyX is the first supply side platform (SSP) for mobile video to offer scaled delivery of native ad formats and guarantee the viewability of premium video impressions bought via RTB.

Unruly employs 200 people across 15 offices, with regional HQs in London, New York and Singapore. Its super power is emotional ad tech. Its secret weapon is passionate people on a mission to #DeliverWow. Unruly was acquired by News Corp in September 2015.

Contact information

Ben Pattie, PR Manager FDI & Tech
Tel: +44 (0)20 7234 5872/+44 (0)7879224349
bpattie@londonandpartners.com
or
London & Partners Media & PR Team
Tel: +44 (0)20 7234 5710
Switch: +44 (0)20 7234 5800
press@londonandpartners.com
Twitter: @London_PR

Om Business Wire

Business Wire
Business Wire
24 Martin Lane
EC4R 0DR London

+44 20 7626 1982http://www.businesswire.co.uk

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.

Følg saker fra Business Wire

Registrer deg med din epostadresse under for å få de nyeste sakene fra Business Wire på epost fortløpende. Du kan melde deg av når som helst.

Siste saker fra Business Wire

The New Foldable Smartphone ZTE Axon M with Dual Screens Transforms the Mobile Experience for Consumers17.10.2017 14:40Pressemelding

ZTE Mobile Devices today announced the category defining ZTE Axon M, a foldable smartphone with dual screens that delivers a revolutionary smartphone experience to enable consumers to multitask and enjoy content in a better way. The ZTE Axon M provides the multitasking capabilities of two screens and a viewable screen size of a tablet, yet is the size of a traditional smartphone when folded, fitting easily into a pocket. Coming soon to consumers through leading partners in the US, Japan, China and Europe, the ZTE Axon M delivers new experiences never before seen in the smartphone market. “The ZTE Axon M is the beginning of true smartphone innovation, and ZTE is leading the way,” said Lixin Cheng, CEO of ZTE Mobile Devices. “The mobile technology ecosystem and consumer habits have evolved over the past several years, but the smartphone design has only slightly varied throughout that tim

Murex to Offer Cloud-Based Trading and Risk Management Solutions17.10.2017 14:00Pressemelding

Sibos - Murex, an industry leader in trading, risk management and processing solutions for capital markets, announces it has certified its MX.3 technology platform to run on Microsoft Azure. Since early 2016, Murex has collaborated with Microsoft to bring to market solutions enabling clients’ digital transformation. This collaboration has now come to fruition with the availability of support for the Murex MX.3 platform on Azure, as well as the planned integration of Microsoft SQL Server 2016 as a relational database for MX.3. Murex has certified Azure for its most demanding use cases including GPU-powered solutions for computationally intensive workloads. This enables Murex clients to leverage the flexibility and economies of scale of the cloud to meet new requirements. Those opting to adopt cloud as part of their infrastructure will continue to benefit from the full support

euNetworks Partners with Cloudwirx17.10.2017 14:00Pressemelding

euNetworks, a provider of bandwidth services in Europe, today announced it is working with Cloudwirx, enabling their West Coast client base with rapid access to euNetworks high bandwidth services. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171017006083/en/ Brady Rafuse, Chief Executive Officer of euNetworks (Photo: Business Wire) Cloudwirx is a leading procurement and systems integrator for data centre and bandwidth infrastructure services, helping companies source, build and optimise their IT systems and networks. Whether it’s for a start-up or Fortune 100 company, Cloudwirx matches enterprises with the right technologies, services, and suppliers, with the goal of decreasing costs while increasing the value add of their IT systems. They have a growing client base who, while predominantly U

Asseco SEE’s Enterprise Fraud Monitoring & Prevention Solution InACT® is in GarantiBank NV17.10.2017 13:59Pressemelding

Asseco SEE (ASEE), part of Asseco Group, 6th largest software vendor in Europe, announced today, that GarantiBank NV, member of BBVA Group, has deployed InACT® Enterprise Fraud Management to prevent and monitor fraud. Chosen by leading international banks and financial institutions to stop internal and external fraud activities since 2009, an additional tailor-made file management module has been developed for GarantiBank NV to manage SWIFT and SEPA transactions for the project. InACT® File Management Module checks and resolves SWIFT and SEPA message files regularly and filters through InACT® fraud scenarios. Also, InACT® produces alarms for managers to prevent fraudulent activities by identifying related files. With this infrastructure developed by ASEE, GarantiBank NV intends to enhance its fraud monitoring activities on a digital platform rather than manual controls. This change is

Andersen Global Announces Expansion into Ecuador17.10.2017 13:30Pressemelding

Andersen Global is proud to announce a new presence in Ecuador through a Collaboration Agreement with two leading tax advisory firms, FIDESBURó Cia. Ltda. and PROFILE Cia. Ltda. These firms, currently completing a merger to become FidesProfile, are an important addition in expanding Andersen Global’s platform in South America to provide seamless service and solutions of the highest quality to clients around the world. PROFILE is led by Partners Mauricio Durango and Jorge David Uribe. Mauricio and Jorge commented, “Andersen Global’s strategy of focusing on tax and legal services is consistent with the standards of independence and transparency that should govern professional ethics. We are very excited to be part of this process and collaborate in the continuing expansion of Andersen Global.” PROFILE has been a leading firm in Ecuador for twenty years, with headquarters in Qu

CyberOptics Demonstrates New MRS-Enabled AOI, SPI and CMM Solutions at productronica Germany17.10.2017 13:00Pressemelding

CyberOptics® Corporation (NASDAQ:CYBE), a leading global developer and manufacturer of high-precision 3D sensing technology solutions, will demonstrate the SQ3000™-DD 3D Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) system with the new Ultra-High Resolution Multiple-Reflection Suppression (MRS) Sensors in Hall A4, Stand 239 at productronica 2017, scheduled to take place Nov. 14 – 17, 2017 at the Messe München in Germany. The company also will unveil the new SE3000™ 3D SPI and SQ3000™ 3D CMM, both powered by MRS technology. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171017005732/en/ CyberOptics SQ3000-DD AOI System (Photo: Business Wire) The new SQ3000-DD 3D AOI dual lane, dual sensor system maximizes flexibility catering to varying PCB widths. This unique design provides the ability to inspect

I vårt presserom finner du alle våre siste saker, kontaktpersoner, bilder, dokumenter og annen relevant informasjon om oss.

Besøk vårt presserom