IPO Edge and the Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association hosted a fireside chat with the CEO of AdTheorent, Inc. to discuss the company’s business combination with MCAP Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: MACQ), M&A activity within AdTech, AdTheorent’s post-deal future, and key transformations in the advertising space. The event featured AdTheorent CEO Jim Lawson joined by IPO Edge Editor-at-Large Jarrett Banks and Multimedia Editor Alexandra Lane in a moderated video session lasting approximately 60 minutes and including a Q&A with the audience.
Watch the two highlight videos below (or click the link underneath to see the entire event):
AdTheorent uses its advanced machine learning platform and custom solutions to deliver real-world value for advertisers and marketers. Founded in 2012, the company is a pioneer in predictive targeting and a recognized industry leader in the digital advertising space. AdTheorent’s unique advertising capabilities and industry-leading campaign performance measured by real world business outcomes has fueled the company’s rapid year-over-year growth.
Mr. Lawson discussed:
- AdTheorent’s $1B SPAC with Monroe Capital
- M&A and deal activity within AdTech
- Why AdTheorent is going public now and what this deal means for the company’s future
- The death of the cookie
About the Speakers:
Jim Lawson is CEO, and a member of the Board of Directors, at AdTheorent, Inc., a programmatic digital advertising leader using advanced machine learning technology and solutions to deliver real-world value for advertisers and marketers. Jim has served as General Counsel and executive-level management to VC-backed and publicly traded companies, including Augme Technologies, Inc., a publicly traded mobile marketing technology services provider, and Interactions, LLC, a leading communications technology and service provider. Jim was a Co-Founder of Augme Mobile, an integrated mobile marketing technology platform. Jim structured and effectuated the sale of Augme to publicly-traded Modavox, Inc. Following the sale Jim joined the acquiring company (re-named Augme Technologies, Inc.) where he served as its General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer for the 12-month period following the acquisition.
Jarrett Banks, Editor-at-Large