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About MIVA Direct

MIVA Direct was a Software (non-internet/mobile) company based in New York, New York. MIVA Direct was acquired in 2004.

Headquarters Location

143 Varick Street

New York, New York, 10013,

United States




Latest MIVA Direct News

Adknowledge acquires Miva's media division for $11.6M

May 11, 2017

Adknowledge acquires Miva’s media division for $11.6M Camille Ricketts March 16, 2009 3:42 PM Pay-per-click ad network Adknowledge announced last week that it bought the media division of peer ad network Miva (formerly Espotting) for $11.6 million. The move is part of a growth strategy Adknowledge launched two years ago. Since then, it has gobbled up , Media Run Divisions, Adonomics and Lookery . This recent purchase includes Miva’s domain A public company based in Fort Meyes, Fla., Miva will retain the rights to its Miva Direct properties, which include a special toolbar, its homepage and desktop search products. Headquartered in Kansas City, Acknowledge is largely funded by Technology Crossover Ventures and services more than 50,000 advertisers. As part of the all-cash deal, Miva slashed its remaining staff from 129 to 50 — including the transfer of 75 employees to Adknowledge. The acquisition is expected to solidify Adknowledge’s financial position heading into the second quarter. VB Recommendations

MIVA Direct Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was MIVA Direct founded?

    MIVA Direct was founded in 1997.

  • Where is MIVA Direct's headquarters?

    MIVA Direct's headquarters is located at 143 Varick Street, New York.

  • What is MIVA Direct's latest funding round?

    MIVA Direct's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did MIVA Direct raise?

    MIVA Direct raised a total of $27M.

  • Who are the investors of MIVA Direct?

    Investors of MIVA Direct include Vertro, Scripps Ventures, Hudson Ventures, Advantage Capital, Carlin Ventures and 9 more.



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