Ad Ops Daily Briefs: December 2 2008

KickApps Announces Series C Funding
KickApps (, the industry’s leading on-demand social media, video player and widget platform, today announced that it closed its Series C funding of $14 million. The round was led by North Atlantic Capital, with participation from existing investors Softbank, Spark Capital, Prism Ventures and Jarl Mohn, former CEO of Liberty Digital, Inc. Concurrent with the investment, Mark Morrissette, managing director from North Atlantic Capital, has joined KickApps’ Board of Directors. The funds will be used to accelerate KickApps’ expansion into new markets and continued product innovation.

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Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “IT Cost Reduction Frame-Work” report to their offering.
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