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Acquired byGannett
Price$92M
Date8/2012

General Information

Websiteblinqmedia.com
Twitter@blinqmedia
CategoryAdvertising
Phone888-514-4961
Employees55
Founded3/2008
DescriptionSocial Media Advertising and Technology

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Funding

TOTAL $3.1M
FUNDING TOTAL $3.1M
Series A, 6/2010
$500k
Venture Round, 8/2011
$750k
Venture Round, 9/2011
$650k
Venture Round, 3/2012
$1.2M
DEBT TOTAL $3.5M
Debt, 3/2010
$3.5M

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BLiNQ Media

BLiNQ Media is a leading global innovator of Social Engagement Advertising (SM) solutions for agencies and big brands. BLiNQ’s technology and managed services deliver quality brand engagement at scale by driving rapid, measurable results with unparalleled audience insights. The BLiNQ Ad Management (BAM) platform fully automates complex campaign planning, setup, management, optimization and insights. Since 2008, BLiNQ has managed campaigns for more than 600 of the world’s largest advertisers. BLiNQ is a Preferred Facebook Marketing Developer with Ads and Insights badges.

BLiNQ has its corporate headquarters at TechSpace in New York City’s Union Square, its technology headquarters at the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) in Midtown Atlanta, European Headquarters in London’s Soho Square, and additional offices in Chicago, Boston and San Francisco.

BLiNQ was founded in early 2008 by Dave Williams, who is recognized as one of the world’s leading innovators and thought leaders in digital advertising, social media advertising, and search engine marketing. Dave is a regular columnist for AdAge.com.

For more information, please visit www.blinqmedia.com or www.facebook/BLiNQMedia or follow us www.twitter.com/BLiNQMedia.

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BLiNQ Ad Management (BAM) platform

Launch DateApril 10, 2010

Sources

  1. Another Big Social Marketing Exit: Gannett Will Buy BLiNQ Media For Up To $92M (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. www.blinqmedia.com (blinqmedia.com) [edit]
  3. BLiNQ Media Buys Ruby on Rails Shop Calculated Combustion, Names CTO (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. BLiNQ Media Acquires Firecracker Digital (atdc.org) [edit]
  5. BLiNQ Media Acquires Charles Lumpkin + Partners (charleslumpkin.com) [edit]
  6. Silicon Valley Bank Line of Credit [edit]
  7. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
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  11. www.blinqmedia.com (blinqmedia.com) [edit]
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