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Yashi

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Yashi
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Type
Subsidiary
ISIN🆔
IndustryOnline advertising
Founded 📆August 22, 2007 (2007-08-22) (as GamersMedia)
Founder 👔Jay Gould
Headquarters 🏙️,
Toms River, New Jersey
,
Area served 🗺️
ServicesOnline video advertising, display advertising
Revenue🤑 $25.3 million[1]
Members
Number of employees
ParentNexstar Media Group
🌐 Websitewww.yashi.com
📇 Address
📞 telephone

Yashi is a location-focused advertising platform that targets and optimizes mobile and web video advertising inventory through its real-time media buying platform.[1] On February 2, 2015, Yashi was acquired by Nexstar Broadcasting Group for $33 million.[2]

Yashi was co-founded in 2007 by CEO Jay Gould and CRO, Caitlin Gould.[3][4] The company was named to Inc. Magazine's Inc. 5000 list of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America for four consecutive years in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015, and was ranked #903, #1,093, #1151, and #726 respectively.[1] The company’s headquarters are in Toms River, New Jersey.[5]

History[edit]

Jay Gould and Caitlin Gould founded Yashi in 2007.[6]

According to Inc. Magazine, between 2008 and 2012 the company’s revenue rose from $750,000 to $6.5 million.[1] From 2010 to 2013, the company's revenue grew 382%, from 2.9M to 14.1M. This growth landed Yashi on the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest Growing Companies for the third consecutive year.[7] Yashi's final reporting as a private company was recorded in 2014 when the company was named to the Inc. 5000 for a fourth consecutive year with a revenue of $25.3 million.[8]

On February 2, 2015, Yashi was acquired by Nexstar Broadcasting Group for $33 million.[2][9]

Awards and recognition[edit]

  • Inc. Magazine ranked Yashi 96th in Top Advertising & Marketing Companies on the Inc. 5000 list[5]
  • In 2012, Inc. Magazine also ranked Yashi 79th in the Top Companies in the New York City Metro Area on the Inc. 5000 list[10]
  • In November 2012 NJBIZ named Yashi as one of the 50 Fastest Growing Companies in New Jersey. The company's success was determined by evaluating growth during a four-year period.[11]
  • Yashi was named to Inc Magazine's list of Fastest-Growing Companies in America in 2012 and 2013, having been ranked #903 and #1,093 respectively.[1]
  • In 2013, Inc. Magazine ranked Yashi 36 of the Top 100 New Jersey Companies and 88th among the fastest-growing companies in New York City Metro Area on the Inc. 5000 list.[1]
  • Yashi was named a winner of the Red Herring 2014 Top 100 Award for North America. The award honors the year’s most promising private technology businesses based in North America.[12]
  • Yashi was named a Bronze Stevie Award Winner for Company of the Year in 2014.[13]
  • In 2014, Yashi was named to Inc. Magazine's list of Fastest-Growing Companies in America for the third consecutive year. The company ranked #1151.[14]
  • Yashi's Co-Founder and CRO, Caitlin Gould, was named a bronze Stevie Award Winner for Female Entrepreneur of the Year in 2014.[15]
  • In 2014, Yashi was named to Deloitte's Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. The company ranked #2 in New Jersey[16]
  • In 2015, Yashi was named to Inc. Magazine's list of Fastest-Growing Companies in America for the fourth consecutive year. The company ranked #726 with a reported revenue of $25.3 million.[17]
  • In 2015, Yashi was named one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey by NJBIZ [18]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "Yashi - Toms River, NJ". Inc. Magazine. Retrieved August 29, 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Nexstar Broadcasting Acquires Yashi, Leading Local Digital Video Advertising and Programmatic Technology Company, for $33 Million in Accretive Transaction". Marketwatch. February 2, 2015. Retrieved February 3, 2015.
  3. "Jay Gould". CrunchBase. Retrieved August 29, 2012.
  4. "Yashi". CrunchBase. Retrieved August 29, 2012.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Top Advertising & Marketing Companies on the 2012 Inc. 5000". Inc. Magazine. Retrieved August 29, 2012.
  6. Higginbotham, Stacey (February 16, 2008). "Former Bolt.com Owner Gets Into Games". GigaOM. Retrieved August 30, 2012.
  7. Inc. Magazine (August 26, 2014). "Yashi Named to Inc. 5000". Inc. Magazine. Retrieved December 16, 2014.
  8. Inc. Magazine (August 26, 2014). "Yashi Named to Inc. 5000". Inc. Magazine. Retrieved November 2, 2015.
  9. "Nexstar Acquires Video DSP Yashi For $33M". Retrieved 2018-06-12.
  10. "Top Companies in the New York City Metro Area on the 2012 Inc. 5000". Inc. Magazine. Retrieved August 30, 2012.
  11. "Yashi Named One of New Jersey's 50 Fastest Growing Companies in 2012". The Business Journals. November 13, 2012. Retrieved November 23, 2012.
  12. "Yashi Wins 2014 Red Herring North America Top 100 Award", Reuters, 27 May 2014. Retrieved 11 June 2014.
  13. "2014 Company/ Organization Awards Categories Stevie® Award Winners", The American Business Awards, 3 June 2014. Retrieved 18 December 2014.
  14. "Yashi named to Inc. 5000 List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies for 3rd Consecutive Year". MarketWatch. Retrieved October 1, 2014.
  15. "Yashi's Co-Founder And CRO, Caitlin Gould, Named Finalist In 11th Annual Stevie® Awards For Women In Business". The Street. Retrieved November 20, 2014.
  16. "Deloitte's 2014 Technology Fast 500 Ranking" (PDF). Deloitte. Retrieved December 18, 2014.
  17. "Yashi Named to Inc. 5000 List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies for 4th Consecutive Year". MarketWatch. Retrieved November 2, 2015.
  18. "Congratulations to the 2015 Best Places to Work in New Jersey!". NJ BIZ. Retrieved November 2, 2015.


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