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The Smaato Blog

The Smaato Blog

Ragnar Kruse

Ragnar Kruse is the CEO and co-founder of Smaato. Since 2005, he has built Smaato into the world’s largest independent mobile ad exchange, with over 90,000 publishers & app developers and more than 450 demand partners delivering ads to over 1 billion unique mobile users per month around the world.

Recent Posts

Celebrating Smaato’s 11th Birthday

Posted by Ragnar Kruse on August 25, 2016

It’s hard to believe that 11 great years have gone by so quickly at Smaato. During that time, I have seen the company evolve from a small startup with a bold idea to a global leader in the mobile advertising space.

I would like to mark this important company milestone with a short message for everyone involved with Smaato.

Firstly, I am very proud of all the work that our team, past and present, has put into building this wonderful company together. With offices in Hamburg, San Francisco, New York, Singapore and (now) Shanghai - I think it’s fair to say that Smaato has grown up fast and expanded beyond our wildest expectations.

It would not have been possible to achieve so much success over the past 11 years without the dedication, passion and loyalty of our employees. I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone in the Smaato family from the bottom of my heart. I am so proud of you and I truly appreciate your tireless work for Smaato.

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A Big Day for Smaato!

Posted by Ragnar Kruse on June 8, 2016

This is a great day for Smaato - one we could only imagine when we founded the company 10 years ago.

Strong New Strategic Partnership Creates Opening to Accelerate Growth

Today’s news positions Smaato for enormous growth in the months ahead, with a strategic partner that has the resources and vision to accelerate Smaato’s technology roadmap and commercial growth. Building off Smaato’s position as the leading global,  real-time mobile advertising platform, this partnership with Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group* will uniquely position Smaato to enter the mobile advertising market in China, with a large, established Chinese partner.

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