Silicon Valley’s going old school. As tech companies like Facebook Inc. and Google vacuum up billions of dollars in online advertising, they’re pouring their own marketing dollars into billboards and other forms of outdoor signage. That’s driving growth in one of the oldest forms of marketing and is one reason why the category is the […]

Record growth for digital out-of-home company attributed to several new distribution partnerships, including Cedar Fair Amusement Parks and Table-Ordering Tablet, Ziosk AUSTIN, TX.—(August 6, 2018)—Chive Media Group (www.chivemediagroup.com), the multiplatform digital media and digital-out-of-home company whose flagship brands include theCHIVE and CHIVE TV, today announced a major company milestone: a reach of over 200 million […]

Is this the year we see digital-out-of-home advertising really hit its peak? To answer this question, I caught up with Austin, TX-based digital media company, Chive Media Group. The company is famous for its flagship brand theCHIVE (edgy humor loved by a legion of male fans); eCommerce website TheChivery (one of the first content-driven commerce […]

Out of home is the only traditional media seeing ad spending growth right now, and for good reason. It remains relevant despite continued development and deployment of new media that have drawn eyeballs away from newspapers, magazines and linear television. Read more here.  

AdQuick, a billboard platform for the digital age, scored a cool $2.1m from longtime billboard enthusiast (and Reddit co-founder) Alexis Ohanian. Read more here.

Alexis Ohanian,  the co-founder of Initialized Capital and an investor in AdQuick, a new service that’s looking to bring billboard advertising into the internet age, bought his last billboard ad just this year. Read more here.

Abry Partners has closed its $380 million deal to buy Screenvision, Variety has learned. Last month, Screenvision announced that it had an agreement in place to sell a controlling stake to the private equity firm. That pact has now been finalized. Read more here.