Catalyst Companies Among the Hottest Pre-IPO Ad Tech Firms


RANKED: The hottest pre-IPO ad tech startups of 2015

The majority of ad tech companies on the public markets may have fared badly in recent months, but behind the scenes there are some seriously interesting pre-IPO ad tech startups

This ranking looks at the hotter companies subject to IPO (or at least big exit deal) rumors right now. Our data comes from CrunchBase, LinkedIn, our own reporting, and that of other business publications. We’ve tried to rank them by revenues, but have also taken into account headcounts, venture funding, and recent news and whispers.

#5 MediaMath: The industry’s favorite

#6 Videology: A specialist in the fastest-growing area of online advertising


The Deal features Catalyst Investors

Like many growth equity firms, straddling the worlds of venture capital and private equity, Catalyst Investors is keen on cloud computing and the software-as-a-service billing model. “As time goes on almost all computing will be cloud based,” Catalyst Managing Director and co-founder Brian Rich said. “It’s a better model. It’s a better product.

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