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Freestar CEO Kurt Donnell Details Acquisition of Google AMP Monetization Specialist

December 15, 2021
Ad management solutions provider Freestar announced Wednesday that it acquired UK-based Google AMP monetization company Triple13. Terms of the deal…

Freestar Announces Acquisition of Triple13, Adds Class-Leading Technology and Expands Global Footprint

December 2, 2021
Freestar, the leading monetization partner for content publishers, e-commerce sites, and app developers, today announced its acquisition of Triple13, a…

Adtech startup Sortable acquired by U.S. rival

September 14, 2021
Waterloo Region adtech company Sortable has been acquired by a U.S. competitor looking to scale in the digital ad-management space.…

How Footer Bidding Can be a Tool to Navigate Core Web Vitals

September 8, 2021
As we all know, Google’s Core Web Vitals scores and related changes to search result prioritization have thrust site speed…

Freestar acquires Canadian startup to grow its online advertising reach

September 8, 2021
Freestar, an advertising tech company in Phoenix, said it had acquired a Canadian company that its CEO described as a…

Freestar Acquires Sortable To Strengthen Publisher Offering

September 8, 2021
The ad management space is consolidating. Freestar acquired Sortable Wednesday in a deal that expands Freestar’s inventory by 30% and…

Freestar lands on the 2021 Inc. 5000 List for its Third Year in a Row

August 18, 2021
PHOENIX, Aug. 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Freestar, the leading monetization partner for content publishers, e-commerce sites, and app developers,…

‘Business Is Strong:’ Some Publishers’ Returning Ad Dollars Exceed Expectations

April 26, 2021
The always volatile digital advertising market seems to be on an upswing as large publishers are seeing dollars return after…

‘We’re out there hitting the pavement’: Ad management firms scoop up sites ahead of cookie changes

April 26, 2021
“As ad buyers and sellers brace themselves for the coming cookie changes, companies that built businesses out on media’s long…

Freestar Announces Successful Partnership with Feeding America to Drive Awareness to Its Covid-19 Response Fund

February 2, 2021
PHOENIX, Feb. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Freestar, the leading monetization partner for content publishers, e-commerce sites, and app developers,…

Freestar Announces Significant Investment From Abry Partners

January 11, 2021
PHOENIX, Jan. 06, 2021 — Freestar, the leading monetization partner for content publishers, e-commerce sites, and app developers, today announced a…

Freestar Announces Significant Investment From Abry Partners

January 8, 2021
PHOENIX, Jan. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Freestar, the leading monetization partner for content publishers, e-commerce sites, and app developers, today…

Freestar Announces Significant Investment From Abry Partners

January 7, 2021
Marketing Technology News: Freestar, the leading monetization partner for content publishers, e-commerce sites, and app developers, announced a strategic investment…

Freestar Announces Significant Investment From Abry Partners

January 6, 2021
PHOENIX, Jan. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Freestar, the leading monetization partner for content publishers, e-commerce sites, and app developers,…

Freestar Founders Named Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Mountain Desert Region Award Winner

November 18, 2020
PHOENIX, Oct. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Freestar, the leading monetization partner for content publishers, e-commerce sites, and app developers,…

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2020 winner: Freestar changed the monetization game, saw revenue skyrocket

October 14, 2020
Careers in publishing have started in less colorful ways. David Freedman’s began in 2004 with a wall calendar of coeds in…

Two Valley companies named winners of 2020 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards

October 14, 2020
Now in its 33rd year, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) program overseen by Ernst & Young LLP recognizes…

US Digital Display Advertising 2020

September 8, 2020
Our SVP, Publisher Operations, Jeff Kudishevich was quoted in eMarketer on US Digital Display Advertising 2020. “Digital ad growth is…

Freestar acquires new tech to expand in-app monetization platform and team

August 20, 2020
A fast-growing Phoenix technology company has made a move to further expand its ad-optimizing offerings to the digital marketplace. Freestar,…

Freestar Acquires Chocolate’s App Mediation Tech And Expands Into The App World

August 20, 2020
Ad management firm Freestar said Tuesday it has acquired Chocolate’s app mediation platform so it can serve more mobile app…

Nine Arizona companies, led by Freestar, make prestigious Inc. 500 list

August 19, 2020
Nine Arizona companies, all of them based in the Valley, made the cut for Inc. magazine’s list of the top…

107 Arizona companies make Inc. 5000 list

August 19, 2020
Arizona is home to many innovative companies that are driving the state’s economy and that is reflected in the state’s…

Agencies, Consulting Firms Make A Big Showing In 2020 Inc. Mag Revenue Survey

August 19, 2020
Ad tech used to generate most of the hype when it came to high-growth ad industry startups. But as the…

Freestar Ranks No. 1 on the Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies — 2019 Inc. 5000

August 14, 2019
Business Insider covers the exciting announcement that “Freestar, the leading monetization partner for websites, earned the coveted No. 1 position…

How Did This Phoenix Tech Company Achieve a Staggering 36,000 Percent Growth?

August 14, 2019
The results are in and Freestar is #1! Inc. Magazine, featuring our founders, Chris and David, tells the story of…

Insiders Predict What’s Next After Shock-Waves In Digital Ad Arena

December 31, 2017
Freestar’s VP of Marketing, Jen Cherniske, was quoted in an article in Forbes about the current advertising landscape and what’s…

Meet David Freedman

December 31, 2017
Freestar co-founder David Freedman was featured on the popular tech blog TechAZ. He discussed his background, how Freestar was created,…

Why Data Science is So Important for Today’s Digital Publisher

December 31, 2017
Data science – it’s without a doubt a buzzword in today’s digital publishing world. Until recently though, it was something…

Phoenix Online Ad Company Expecting Big Things After Investment

December 31, 2017
Freestar and its co-founders David Freedman and Chris Stark were prominently profiled in a full-length article on BizJournals.com. The article…