ad2games and HitFox Group launch nevaly to connect influencers and brands
Influencer marketing firm that combines agency and marketplace, launches in North America, Europe and Latin America
First success with campaigns for Ubisoft, Gajin and Wargaming
Berlin - ad2games, Europe's largest adtech firm for games, and company builder HitFox Group today announced the launch of nevaly, an influencer marketing company that combines expert consulting with an entirely automated, high-performing marketplace. This makes nevaly the first company of its kind to offer both full-service campaign management and a marketplace solution to engage with influencers long-tail. nevaly is already executing campaigns for advertisers such as Ubisoft, Gaijin and Wargaming.
nevaly for advertisers
nevaly offers brands creative influencer campaigns, both for gaming and non-gaming products. Amongst the offerings are highly targeted user acquisition campaigns via YouTube influencers who fit the specific target audience. These campaigns can be run both performance based (CPA/CPL) and on strategic branding models. Additionally, the firm executes more in-depth campaigns featuring a storyline and community call-to-actions.
“nevaly supported our promotional activities with very creative and custom-tailored solutions built around their influencer network, which resulted in a highly successful and memorable campaign. nevaly got us right to our target audience and yielded great results for us. We’re looking forward to expand our partnership further in the future.„ Igor Khachaturyan, Gaijin Entertainment’s Director of Global Marketing
nevaly for influencers
nevaly offers an easy way to monetise channels through products and brands that fit the creator's audience. Influencers are already able to chose from more than 40 offers. Creators can run an offer directly via the nevaly web application. nevaly does not put influencers under contractual obligations, allowing them complete control of their content without any lock-ins.
“nevaly is exactly the kind of partner that I was hoping for. They understand the medium and they understand the needs of us, the creators: honest content in the videos, contractual freedom and custom, personal support.„ YouTuber Debitor (Peter Büttinger)
nevaly was co-founded by ad2games, HitFox and Hans Christian Dürr. Dürr comes with a unique background in the video advertising and gaming markets. Prior to nevaly, he managed international teams in competitive gaming and developed the online marketing strategies for clients such as SEGA, Ubisoft and Electronic Arts. Dürr sums up the mission of the company: "At nevaly, it is our mission to forge memorable and authentic marketing campaigns. We match the brand and the influencers' community while elevating value for both."
Albert Schwarzmeier, CEO of ad2games, adds: "nevaly offers a truly innovative and much-needed solution in the fast growing video influencer market. This market is well on its way to replace television it already has for some audiences. nevaly is a natural addition to the products that we offer to our customers. I am strongly conviced that the company's early success will continue and I'm very excited to support them with ad2games and HitFox."
Both ad2games and HitFox provide support for nevaly via their infrastructure, technology resources and networks. The firm shares office space with ad2games in their Berlin headquarters and is currently a team of six marketing experts.
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About HitFox Group
The HitFox Group is a digital platform builder based in Berlin. Since 2011, HitFox built three leading platforms in the areas of Fintech, Health, and Advertising Technology & Data: finleap (e.g. solarisBank, Clark), Heartbeat Labs (e.g. Fernarzt, HY STUDIO), and the advertising vertical (e.g. PubNative, AppLift, zeotap). The group’s overall portfolio includes 26 companies and about 1,200 employees, that are spread across three continents with offices in San Francisco, Shanghai, Bangalore, and Seoul. HitFox was founded by Jan Beckers, Tim Koschella, Hendrik Krawinkel, and Hanno Fichtner and is focussed on building digital platforms in challenging growth markets.