Big 1Q for VC investment in Pittsburgh tech startups
A young entrepreneur like Akaash Ramakrishnan, co-founder and COO at AdSkate, an advertising tech startup with ties to CMU that’s presently raising a pre-seed round, the first quarter mix of sectors drawing a wide range of investors is encouraging.
“It shows that Pittsburgh is now on the radar,” Ramakrishnan said. “I think it’s great, being able to garner interest from people not belonging to the local ecosystem and industries are slowly getting more of the limelight to showcase what they’re producing.”
AdSkate was selected to be part of the PGH Labs cohort program. Through the cohort program, AdSkate was able to use its data sets on a YouTube campaign to drive more engaged audiences to the FEC (Financial Economic Center) website. To learn more click below.
carnegie mellon university - venturebridge program - summer 2021
Carnegie Mellon University has a prestigious startup program called VentureBridge. VentureBridge focuses on helping companies in the artificial intelligence and robotics ecosystem. AdSkate was one of the few companies to have been chosen for the program. To learn more click below.
How AdSkate is reinventing online advertising with AI
Brands need to adapt to cookie-less marketing at a time of privacy concern. What’s the first thing that pops up as soon as you open a website? A dialog box that says, “Do you wish to accept cookies?”, to which we simply click “Yes” without thinking. The next second, digital minions of the website get to work: they record our online behaviour such as how long we stay on the site, the content we access, our location, etc.