Clickable, the online advertising solutions provider, completed a $12 million financing round that was provided by American Express, which was joined by existing investors Union Square Ventures, Founders Fund and FirstMark Capital. Other prior backers include Jon Miller, Chief Digital Officer, News Corporation; and Peter Thiel, Managing Partner of Founders Fund.
Clickable Completes $12 Million Series C Funding
Funding from American Express, Union Square Ventures, Founders Fund and FirstMark Capital to advance leadership in digital marketing services
NEW YORK, Oct 17, 2011 — Clickable, the all-in-one solution for online advertisers, today announced the completion of its Series C round of investment. The $12 million financing was provided by American Express, and by existing investors Union Square Ventures, Founders Fund and FirstMark Capital.
Clickable will deploy its new funds to accelerate product innovation and market development throughout its entire portfolio of online advertising solutions. Clickable is widely recognized by business and advertising agencies for reducing the time and complexity required to successfully advertise on search and social ad networks like Google, Bing and Facebook. Clickable markets its products directly, as well as through partners like American Express OPEN, the leading payment card issuer for small businesses in the United States.
“We’ve benefited from the start by having some of the Web’s most visionary and successful leaders as our investors,” said David S. Kidder, Clickable co-founder and CEO. “Our new funding from American Express and existing investors will deepen our capabilities and help Clickable become the predominant marketing platform that integrates every major online channel.”
Strategic individual investors will continue their involvement in Clickable, including: Jon Miller, Chief Digital Officer, News Corporation; and Peter Thiel, Managing Partner of Founders Fund.
Clickable’s Series C funding follows a series of milestones over the past year, including the launch of new tools such as SearchManager and YourBuzz through American Express OPEN. Clickable also recently launched the Facebook Advertising Suite, available in both Clickable Pro and SearchManager Pro tools. As a leading API developer, Clickable’s Web marketing tools integrate premium advertising and social networks like Google, Bing, Facebook, Foursquare, Twitter, LinkedIn, Yelp and more.
Clickable Is Hiring
Clickable is hiring across several functions, including sales, product and engineering. Visit: www.clickable.com/corp/joinus.aspx .
Clickable is the all-in-one solution for online advertising. In one elegant experience, Clickable maximizes online investment by connecting and optimizing digital channels with the social graph. With Clickable’s award-winning Pro advertising tool and dedicated search and social advertising experts, marketers can radically reduce the time and complexity of managing multiple ad formats and networks, such as Google, Bing, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and more. Through American Express OPEN, Clickable also provides leading online advertising and reputation-management tools including SearchManager and YourBuzz. Clickable empowers marketers to maximize their ROI with complete transparency, which is why customers often say: “Clickable is like having a trusted expert always by your side ensuring success.”