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Verve Mobile Secures $14M in Series C Funding to Expand Location Powered Mobile Ad Platform

New Investors Nokia Growth Partners & Qualcomm Join Series B Lead BlueRun Ventures

New York, NY, February 13, 2013 – Verve Mobile, the leader in location powered mobile advertising, announced today it has closed its Series C financing led by Nokia Growth Partners a global growth stage venture firm focused on mobile technology, services and media with participation from new investor Qualcomm Incorporated, acting through its venture investment group, Qualcomm Ventures (QCOM), and Series B lead investor BlueRun Ventures.

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Verve Mobile Publishes Inaugural “Location Powered Mobile Advertising Report”

Report Reviews 2012 Location-based Mobile Advertising Market and State of the Industry

New York, NY – February 06, 2013 – Verve Mobile, the leader in location powered mobile advertising, has published a new report today featuring insights from its analysis of 2,500+ campaigns delivered on its mobile platform during 2012.  Verve specializes in helping leading brands leverage location data to achieve their mobile marketing goals.  Verve’s position as the trusted partner to hundreds of the top mobile advertisers in the U.S. gives it unique insight into the state of the location-based mobile ad market.

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80 Percent of Consumers Say Mobile Banking is Important

Verve Mobile study demonstrates that consumer confidence in financial services offered through mobile devices has increased

New York, NY – November 1, 2012 – Verve Mobile, a leading U.S. mobile advertising company specializing in location-powered solutions, announced today the results of a study conducted across 3,500 mobile publishers that use the Verve advertising platform. The study reinforces that consumers are not only comfortable and willing to use their mobile devices for banking activities; but that they expect more, easy-to-use mobile options from their financial institutions.

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Verve Wireless launches Verve Local Marketplace™

First mobile hyper-local reach extension program for local publishers

New York, NY – July 16, 2012 – Verve Wireless, Inc., the leading mobile advertising platform for location-centric solutions, today announced the broad rollout of their reach extension program — Verve Local Marketplace™.

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Verve Wireless Selected By AlwaysOn as OnMobile Top 100 Winner

Recognized for creating new opportunities in mobile advertising

New York, NY – May 30, 2012 – Verve Wireless, Inc., the leading mobile publishing and advertising platform for local and national media, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnMobile Top 100 winners. Inclusion in the OnMobile 100 signifies leadership among its peers and cites game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players. Verve was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.

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Verve Wireless Platform Expands Footprint With Premier Local Publishers

Leading local media properties including NBC Owned Television Stations, Digital First Media, Hearst Newspapers and Hoak Media set to leverage Verve’s best-in-class mobile publishing and advertising platform

New York, NY – May 22, 2012 – Verve Wireless, Inc., the leading mobile publishing and advertising platform for local and national media, is expanding its base of leading media properties with the announcement that NBC Owned Television Stations, Digital First Media, Hearst Newspapers and Hoak Media have joined the Verve platform to better optimize and power their mobile publishing products by leveraging Verve’s leading mobile publishing and advertising solutions.

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Verve Wireless launches new WordPress plug-in for mobile web

The free, open-source plug-in allows WordPress Web site owners the opportunity to mobilize and monetize their sites

New York, NY – April 25, 2012 – Verve Wireless, Inc., the leading mobile advertising and publishing platform, announced today the release of a new WordPress plug-in that enables anyone running a WordPress Web site the ability to easily create a mobile-friendly version of the site. Verve now brings its experience running mobile Web sites, applications and advertising for many of the leading content publishers in the US to the WordPress community.

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Former comScore Chief Technology Officer Chris Nicotra joins Verve Wireless

Nicotra assumes newly created role to further expand Verve’s mobile advertising platform

San Diego, CA and Washington, D.C. – April 10, 2012 – Verve Wireless, Inc., a leading U.S. mobile advertising company specializing in location centric solutions, is pleased to announce the addition of Chris Nicotra, former Chief Technology Officer of digital analytics leader comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) as Verve’s new Executive Vice President of Product and Technology.

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Verve Wireless Announces Advisory Board

A Board of Advisors consisting of five visionary leaders

San Diego, CA and Washington DC – April 7, 2011 - Verve Wireless, Inc. the leading mobile advertising platform for local media, announced today that it has formed a Board of Advisors consisting of five visionary leaders in digital media and advertising:

  • Sarah Fay, former CEO Aegis Media NA
  • Scott Ferber, CEO TidalTV and co-founder Advertising.com
  • Tim Hanlon, CEO Mediabrands Velociter
  • Martin Puris, CEO Engine USA, co-founder Ammirati & Puris
  • David Rosenblatt, former CEO Doubleclick

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RadioShack leverages Verve’s dynamic mobile ad units to drive in-store traffic

Mobile campaigns key to meeting strategic objectives

New York, NY – March 21, 2012 – Verve Wireless, Inc., a leading U.S. mobile advertising company specializing in location centric solutions, recently ran back-to-back mobile campaigns for leading electronics retailer RadioShack that showcased the evolution of targeted mobile advertising, and the application towards driving offline/ brick n’ mortar retail sales.

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