Outbrain

Outbrain

Business Overview

Public

2006

1158

-0.3%

$394M

Pre-IPO

9

12

2.6 years

Outbrain (Nasdaq: OB) is a leading technology platform that drives business results by engaging people across the open internet. Outbrain predicts moments of engagement to drive measurable outcomes for advertisers and publishers using AI and machine learning across more than 7,000 online properties globally. Founded in 2006, Outbrain is headquartered in New York with offices in Israel and across the United States, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and South America.

Employee Count

-0.3%

-0.9%

Employee counts updated on a monthly basis.

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Founders (3)

NamePositionMilitaryClassificationContact
hiddenDavid Kostman
Co-CEO and Board Member
hiddenOri Lahav
CTO and GM
hiddenYaron Galai
CEO and ChairmanSerial Entrepreneur

AI Team (44)

NamePositionContact
Ophir Friedler, Ph.D.Group Lead - Algorithms & ML - Marketplace Optimization at Outbrain
Itai ShchorryMachine Learning Engineer at Outbrain
Jan HartmanMachine learning engineer
Assaf KleinVP AI and Data Science
Yuval DishiData Scientist - ML Algorithm Engineer at Outbrain
Sivan A.MSc. Computer Science, Algorithm Engineer @ Outbrain
Emmy AbitbulData Scientist at Outbrain
Dana Lazar KatzirProduct Analyst
Max FeldmanSoftware Engineer at Outbrain
Adam L.ML - AI
Yonatan KarniAlgorithm Engineer at Outbrain
Daniel BenzaquenAlgorithm Engineer Technical Lead - Data Scientist at Outbrain
Neta Bar-gilProduct Analyst , Outbrain
Naama ZiporinAutoML Lead at Outbrain
Or ShohamML Researcher - Data Scientist at Outbrain
Yegor KhodakMachine Learning - DL - NLP
Ido TamirVP, Business Intelligence at Outbrain
Benjamin DahanData Scientist - HEC Paris - Ex Salesforce
Yaron De-LevieAlgorithm Engineer
Itamar BergfreundData Scientist @ Outbrain
Adi SchwartzData Scientist at Outbrain
Moran HahamRecommendations Team Leader at Outbrain
Asaf VakratProcurement & Cloud Cost Analytics Lead
Ester LazebnikData Scientist
Deepti VermaAccount Manager
Hillel RazHead of data science, OpenSEA at Outbrain
Dror SeltzerFull Stack Web Dev
Anat Hershkovitz CohenData Analyst
Na'ama RotmanFraud Data Analyst at Outbrain
Anna FaynveitzData Scientist at Outbrain
Vasily KazaninData Scientist @ Outbrain
Elisheva GhezailData Scientist at Outbrain
Lior L.VP, Intrapreneur at Outbrain
Moran Gavish - מורן גבישSenior Data Scientist at Outbrain
Eyal YaacovBig Data Infra Tech Lead / Senior Devops Engineer at Outbrain
Gilad LevySoftware Engineer at Outbrain
Martin JakominData Science Team Lead at Outbrain
Davorin KopičHead of Data Science, Zemanta DSP and ML Platform at Outbrain
Jure FerležVisionary Entrepreneur, Programmer, Data Analyst
Yael FisherSoftware Engineer at Outbrain
Ashley BurrellAnalytics - Consulting - Strategy
Miha JenkoSoftware Engineer
Nac StoklasData Scientist at Outbrain
Chen WeissSoftware Engineer at Outbrain

Board and Advisors (9)

NamePositionContact
hiddenArne Wolter
Board Member
hiddenDavid Kostman
Co-CEO and Board Member
hiddenDominique Vidal
Board Member
hiddenJoel Hwang
Board Member
hiddenShlomo Dovrat
General Partner and Board Member
hiddenYaron Galai
CEO and Chairman
hiddenYoni Cheifetz
Partner and Board Member
hiddenYossi Sela
Managing Partner and Board Member
hiddenZiv Kop
Managing Director and Board Member

Revenues (0)

Funding Rounds (9)

$394M

RoundDateCapital RaisedValuationInvestors
July 2021
hidden$200M
1
January 2016
hidden$45M
June 2015
hidden$50M
1
September 2013
hidden$35M
8
November 2011
hidden$35M
3
January 2011
hidden$11M
4
January 2009
hidden$12M
6
January 2008
hidden$5M
5
December 2006
hidden$1M
2

M&A Events (5)

TransactionDateTarget/AcquirerConsideration
hiddenStartup Acquisition
November 2021
hiddenvideo intelligence AG (vi)
hidden$55M
hiddenIPO
July 2021
hidden
hidden$160M
hiddenStartup Acquisition
April 2019
hiddenLigatus
hidden$40M
hiddenStartup Acquisition
June 2018
hiddenAdNgin
hiddenStartup Acquisition
July 2017
hiddenZemanta

Investors (12)

InvestorInvestor TypeLocation
hiddenLightspeed Venture Partners
Venture CapitalUnited States
hiddenViola Ventures
Venture CapitalIsrael
hiddenIndex Ventures
Venture CapitalUnited Kingdom
hiddenBaupost Group
Investment FirmUnited States
hiddenZohar Gilon
AngelIsrael
hiddenGlenRock Israel
Private EquityIsrael
hiddenGemini Israel Ventures
Venture CapitalIsrael
hiddenRhodium
Venture CapitalIsrael
hiddenHarbourVest
Private EquityUnited States
hiddenVintage Investment Partners
Venture CapitalIsrael
hiddenLGiLab
hiddenSusquehanna Growth Equity
Investment FirmUnited States

Patents (40)

Patent TitleStatusDatePatent ID
Granted
US-9324028-B1
Application
December 2016
US-2016364748-A1
Granted
US-9552437-B1
Granted
US-10607253-B1
Granted
US-D832291-S
Granted
US-D800738-S
Granted
US-D759102-S
Granted
US-D759100-S
Granted
US-D759105-S
Granted
US-D759103-S
Granted
US-D759107-S
Granted
US-D743431-S
Granted
US-D759108-S
Granted
US-D759101-S
Granted
US-D744517-S
Granted
US-D851674-S
Granted
US-D850466-S
Application
August 2017
US-2017250930-A1
Granted
US-7587381-B1
Granted
US-D871436-S
Granted
US-D775152-S
Granted
US-D775155-S
Granted
US-D775153-S
Granted
US-D775157-S
Granted
US-D775156-S
Granted
US-D775154-S
Granted
US-10693981-B2
Granted
US-10521824-B1
Granted
US-10354274-B2
Granted
US-10275795-B1
Application
June 2011
US-2011161091-A1
Granted
US-10713666-B2
Granted
US-10607235-B2
Granted
US-10269024-B2
Granted
US-9396485-B2
Application
February 2011
US-2011040604-A1
Application
August 2011
US-2011197137-A1
Granted
US-9787788-B1
Granted
US-10785332-B2
Granted
US-10304081-B1

Research Publications (0)

Certifications (0)

AI Technology Stack

44

Our proprietary artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities enable us to harness the vast volume of data we collect in order to effectively match users to relevant content and ads based on our content index. Our algorithms make over 1,000 click predictions, on average, before selecting each recommendation to present to a user. In the second half of 2020, CTR for ads on our platform improved 25% on a year to year basis.

Jobs (0)

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