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Global HQ
6 Habarzel Street
Building B
Tel Aviv, ISR
North American HQ
22 4th Street
14th Floor
San Francisco, CA, 94103


CEO & Co-Founder
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Financial Officer
SVP, Technology
SVP, Product
SVP Business Development
Board of Directors
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TOTAL $49.7M
Series A, 12/2007
Sequoia Capital
Series A, 4/2008
Arts Alliance Ventures
Sequoia Capital
Venture Round, 12/2009
Sequoia Capital
Series C, 7/2010
Sequoia Capital
Series D, 9/2010
Series E, 11/2012
Tenaya Capital
Sequoia Capital
Arts Alliance Ventures
Series F, 4/2014
Bain Capital Ventures
Sequoia Capital
Arts Alliance Ventures
Tenaya Capital




Kenshoo is a global software company that engineers cloud-based digital marketing solutions and predictive media optimization technology. Kenshoo empowers the world’s most sophisticated advertisers with the tools needed to succeed in a quickly changing digital landscape.

In two separate evaluations, Forrester Research cited Kenshoo as “The Sole Leader” in bid management software and social advertising platforms. Kenshoo is the only Facebook strategic Preferred Marketing Developer (sPMD) with native API solutions for ads across Google, Bing, Yahoo, Baidu, Twitter, Facebook, and Facebook Exchange.

Brands, agencies, and developers use Kenshoo Search, Kenshoo Local, Kenshoo Social, and Kenshoo SmartPath to direct more than $200 billion in annual client online sales revenue through the platform. The Kenshoo Universal Platform delivers automation, intelligence, integration and scale to make better marketing investments.

Recent Milestones

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    Kenshoo received $20M in Series F funding. (4/8/14)
    Posted 4/8/14 at 4:43am via
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    Kenshoo added Will Martin-Gill as SVP, Product. (5/1/13)
    Posted 3/30/13 at 7:32pm
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    Kenshoo added Sivan Metzger as SVP Business Development. (5/1/13)
    Posted 3/30/13 at 7:33pm
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    Kenshoo added Igal Shany as Chief Financial Officer. (1/1/13)
    Posted 3/30/13 at 5:48am
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    Kenshoo received $12M in Series E funding. (11/5/12)
    Posted 11/5/12 at 9:19pm via
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    Kenshoo added Israel David as SVP, Technology. (8/1/12)
    Posted 3/30/13 at 5:52am
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    Kenshoo added Sivan Metzger as GM, Kenshoo Social. (9/1/11)
    Posted 5/23/13 at 3:30am
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    Kenshoo received $17.7M in Series D funding. (9/21/10)
    Posted 1/30/14 at 4:28am via
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    Kenshoo added Aaron Goldman as Chief Marketing Officer. (9/13/10)
    Posted 12/2/10 at 8:50am
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    Kenshoo added Alon Sheafer as CSO & Co-Founder. (8/1/10)
    Posted 1/8/08 at 2:13am
  • Dollar
    Kenshoo received in Series C funding. (7/28/10)
    Posted 7/28/10 at 2:56am via
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    Kenshoo — KENSHOO and Havas Digital Announce Global Partnership for Online Demand Generation (6/16/10)
    Posted 6/25/10 at 4:05pm via
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    Kenshoo added Sivan Metzger as GM Kenshoo Local. (3/1/10)
    Posted 5/23/13 at 3:30am
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    Kenshoo — Kenshoo Accounces new business unit - Kenshoo Local (12/15/09)
    Posted 6/27/08 at 11:04am via
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    Kenshoo received in Venture Round funding. (12/10/09)
    Posted 12/14/09 at 4:03pm via
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    Kenshoo — More than One Million JOOST iPhone apps downloaded (1/28/09)
    Posted 4/17/09 at 11:01am via




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Kenshoo offers three core products: two SEM solutions – Kenshoo Enterprise and Kenshoo Local – and one for social media, Kenshoo Social.

Kenshoo Enterprise is for national/global campaign management across AOL, Google, Baidu, Bing, Yahoo!, and Yahoo! Japan. With more than 1.8 billion active keywords and $3 billion in annual SEM spend on our platform, Kenshoo was built to handle the most complex and large-scale campaigns.

Kenshoo Local is designed for managing large volumes of search marketing campaigns across many locations, stores, small businesses, dealers, franchises, or other entities — such as retail, auto, or financial services.

Through Kenshoo Social, marketers and agencies can develop integrated social media campaigns to achieve brand-building and performance marketing goals.

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    KENSHOO and Havas Digital Announce Global Partnership for Online Demand Generation ( [edit]
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