Mogreet's Serena Ehrlich Tapped For Mobile Marketing Award
DECEMBER 24, 2012
Serena Ehrlich , Director of Marketing of Los Angeles-based Mogreet --and who is also well known in Los Angeles for her work with the Los Angeles chapter of the Social Media club--has been recognized by Mobile Marketer as one of its Mobile Women to Watch 2013.
Mogreet Gets $4.1M More
APRIL 4, 2012
Los Angeles-based Mogreet , the provider of mobile video marketing services which is run by James Citron, said this morning that it has raised $4.1M Mogreet said the funds will go towards launching mobile sharing service moShare. Mogreet launched moShare back in January, looking to help users more easily share video, pictures, songs, and other information via their mobile phone. mogreet venture capital mobile marketing sharing software
Mogreet Ramps Sales, Marketing Team
MARCH 27, 2012
Los Angeles-based Mogreet , the provider of video-based, mobile marketing services, is in the midst of and expansion, including the hiring of two executives to its sales and marketing team. Venture backed Mogreet provides its video-based, mobile marketing services to brands. mogreet sales marketing executive director
Mogreet Connects With Facebook
APRIL 13, 2011
Los Angeles-based Mogreet , the mobile video advertising firm headed by James Citron, announced today that it has launched a new, Facebook marketing service via Facebook Connect. The firm said it has added a new feature allowing consumers to share videos from Mogreet advertisers on their Facebook news feed, via a single click. Mogreet said the new feature will allow advertisers to track the number of postings to Facebook and views of videos.
Mogreet Targets Developers, Debuts Mobile API
SEPTEMBER 27, 2012
Los Angeles-based mobile messaging firm Mogreet is expanding into the telephony API market, telling its users that it has just opened up a new suite of APIs which allow users to send SMS and MMS messages, look up user information, and trancode media.
Mogreet: Verizon Leads On Video Messaging
JUNE 1, 2011
Los Angeles-based Mogreet , the mobile marketing and video firm headed by James Citron, released mobile video stats gathered by the firm during Q1 today, saying that Verizon leads the market in terms of mobile video messaging views. Mogreet is venture backed by Ascend Venture Group, Black Diamond Ventures, DFJ Frontier, Spyglass Ventures and Clovehitch Partners. mogreet video advertising view smartphone phone wireless
Mogreet Launches MMS Ad Platform
JULY 17, 2012
Los Angeles-based Mogreet , the mobile marketing and mobile video technology firm headed by James Citron, has launched a new product today, aimed at providing monetization of MMS messages. Mogreet said that it already has customer using the service, including Oakland television station KTVU, owned by Cox Media Group, which is using the service to add advertising to viewers who have opted to receive daily video MMS news from the station. mogreet advertising mobile marketing video
Mogreet Raises $2.0M More
SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
Venice, California-based Mogreet , the mobile marketing firm headed by James Citron, has raised $2.0M Mogreet's investors include Ascend Venture Group, Black Diamond Ventures, DFJ Frontier, and Spyglass Ventures. Mogreet uses Mobile Messaging Service (MMS), SMS, QR codes, and more in advertising and marketing campaigns for its clients, which include such companies as Nike, ABC, WB, Paramount, Macy's, Gymboree, and many others. mogreet venture capital marketing mobile
Mogreet Ties moShare Into ShareThis
JUNE 27, 2012
Venice-based Mogreet , the developer of mobile messaging and marketing related products and services, said today that its moShare web-to-mobile sharing services has partnered with ShareThis. Mogreet is led by James Citron, and is backed by Ascend Venture Group, Black Diamond Ventures, Bryant Park Ventures and DFJ Frontier. mogreet moshare social sharing sharethis text texting mobile
Mogreet Opens Midwest Sales Office
APRIL 19, 2012
Los Angeles-based Mogreet , coming off a new round of venture funding, is in expansion mode, saying that it has opened up a new Midwest sales office for the company. Mogreet said it has opened up a new office headed by Joshua Pyne, who the firm snagged from ChaCha, the mobile questions and answers service. Mogreet recently raised $4.1M sales executive midwest marketing mogreet
Mogreet Finds $2.8M More
FEBRUARY 25, 2011
Los Angeles-based Mogreet , the provider of mobile video marketing services, has raised $2.8M Mogreet has previously raised funding from Ascend Venture Group, Black Diamond Ventures, DFJ Frontier, and Spyglass Ventures. mogreet venture capital mobile video marketingmore in a new funding round, according to a regulatory filing by the firm this week. No details on the funding have been announced by the company, which is led by James Citron.
Mogreet Expands Sales Chops
JANUARY 20, 2012
Los Angeles-based Mogreet , the video-based, mobile marketing firm headed by James Citron, reported today that it has named Jesse Silver as Senior Sales Director. Mogreet said it is expanding the sales team to drive new business for the company. Mogreet is venture backed by Ascend Venture Group, Black Diamond Ventures, DFJ Frontier, and Spyglass Ventures. mogreet sales executive mobile marketing services
Mogreet Wins CBS TV Station
JANUARY 17, 2011
Los Angeles-based Mogreet , the video marketing and mobile messaging startup headed by James Citron, said today that it has launched a new mobile video service for WGCL-TV, CBS-Atlanta. According to Mogreet, the new service will deliver video news and weather alerts to viewers' mobile devices. Mogreet said it is powering the service, which allows users to text keywords to the station for video updates. Mogreet provides mobile marketing and other related services to marketers.
Mogreet Launches Social Sharing Service
JANUARY 23, 2012
Venice-based Mogreet , the mobile marketing and services firm headed by James Citron, has launched a new, mobile service today called moShare. Mogreet said its clients, who include Fox Broadcasting, ABC Family, Red Bull, and Cox Media Group, intent to use its moShare service on their sites. moshare mogreet mobile marketing sharing startup social
payvia Buys Mogreet
MAY 20, 2013
Los Angeles-based mobile carrier billing service Payvia has acquired fellow Los Angeles firm Mogreet , the two companies said this morning. Mogreet was venture backed by Ascend Venture Group, Black Diamond Ventures, DFJ Frontier, Draper Associates, and Spyglass Ventures. As part of the acquisition, the companies said that Mogreet''s full team will join payvia, and Mogreet founder and CEO James Citron will become its Chief Marketing Officer.
Mogreet Targets Broadcasters
SEPTEMBER 15, 2011
Los Angeles-based Mogreet announced this morning that it is releasing a new product, aimed at the radio broadcasting industry. According to Mogreet, its new Mocast Broadcast Platform is specifically aimed at helping move radio stations into the mobile space, providing a platform for those stations to automate delivery of breaking news and multimedia, run contests and sweepstakes, provide daily deals and coupons, and more via mobile phone.
TZ Tech Crawl Venice | So Nice We Are Doing It Twice
Tech Zulu Event
AUGUST 8, 2012
Amplify , Mogreet & 2 Billion Monkeys. MogreetWe had such a great response from July’s TZ Tech Crawl Silicon Beach Santa Monica edition, that we decided to get another one in before the summer was out and this time focus around the Venice area.
Mogreet Officially Launches Mobile API Service
OCTOBER 3, 2012
Venice-based Mogreet officially announced its new application programming interface (API) services this morning, saying it will provide APIs will let developers deliver MMS, SMS, video, in-app messaging, as well as access mobile user lookup services.
Mogreet Ties With Oddcast
JULY 19, 2010
Los Angeles-based Mogreet , the mobile marketing firm headed by James Citron, said today along with Oddcast that the firms have partnered. The two said that the two will combine Oddcast's talking avatars with Mogreet's MMS marketing and messaging platform, launching with a mobile effort with E*TRADE Financial. Financial details of the deal between Mogreet and Oddcast were not disclosed. Tags: mogreet oddcast mobile marketing
Mogreet Signs ChaCha
DECEMBER 15, 2010
Los Angeles-based mobile marketing firm Mogreet , which is headed by James Citron, said today that it has signed on ChaCha, the online question and answer service, as a customer, as part of a new mobile ad serving service. According to Mogreet, ChaCha is using its new Multimedia Messaging (MMS) ad serving capabilities, which allows brand advertisers to deliver videos and pictures to mobile phones. mogreet chacha question answer mobile marketing video advertising
Mogreet Names Two Execs
JULY 12, 2010
Los Angeles-based mobile video marketing firm Mogreet announced today that it has hired Scott Rogers as Vice President of Sales and Brand Solutions, and promoted John Allen to Vice President of Entertainment Sales. Allen was most recently Director of Sales at Mogreet. Mogreet was originally a provider of vidoe greeting cards delivered via mobile phone and SMS, and has recently expanded to offer mobile video-based marketing to clients.
Mogreet Rings Up $5M
NOVEMBER 6, 2008
Venice, California-based Mogreet , which operates a service to send video greetings via SMS and MMS, announced today that it has raised $5M in a Series B funding round. Mogreet's service allows mobile phone users to select and send short video greetings directly to cell phones, similar to Internet greeting cards. Mogreet's videos include videos for birthdays, holidays, special events, and more.
Mogreet Powers Pretty Little Liars Mobile Campaign
JUNE 8, 2010
Los Angeles-based Mogreet , the mobile marketing and greeting card firm headed by James Citron, said today that the firm was behind a mobile video messaging campaign with ABC Family, for its Pretty Little Liars premier this evening. Mogreet said that it worked with ABC Family to drive tune-in and interaction with viewers through the mobile video messaging campaign for the new original series, helping ABC to build its mobile database.
Interview with James Citron, Mogreet
NOVEMBER 6, 2008
This morning, Los Angeles-based Mogreet (www.mogreet.com) announced it had raised a Series B funding round for the firm's mobile greeting services. We have 3000 Mogreets, created by famous content creators, including some iconic clips from movies, and more. That drives Mogreet usage.
Mogreet: Verizon, iPhone Users Top On Video
DECEMBER 16, 2010
Venice, California-based Mogreet , the mobile video and advertising firm headed by James Citron, reports today that its analysis finds that users on Verizon Wireless, and those using iPhones, are the top mobile video users. Mogreet is backed by Ascend Venture Group, Black Diamond Ventures, DFJ Frontier, and Spyglass Ventures. mogreet verizon iphone mobile video messaging message
Mogreet Inks Deal With American Greetings
FEBRUARY 11, 2010
Los Angeles-based Mogreet , the mobile marketing and greeting card firm run by James Citron , said today that it has inked a partnership with greeting cards firm American Greetings , via the card firm's online division, AG Interactive. According to the two, AmericanGreetings.com will offer MMS greeting cards using Mogreet's mobile video marketing platform. Mogreet is venture backed by Ascend Venture Group, Black Diamond Ventures, DFJ Frontier and Spyglass Ventures.
Mogreet Lands Fashion Firm Steve Madden
NOVEMBER 1, 2010
Los Angeles-based mobile marketing firm Mogreet , which is headed by James Citron, announced this morning that it has inked a deal with Steve Madden , where it will provide rich media mobile marketing as part of Steve Madden's marketing efforts. The two said that Mogreet will power Steve Madden's efforts to reach consumers directly on their mobile devices, including information about news, sales promotions, exclusive content, and more.
Mogreet Powers Hotel's Mobile Marketing Campaign
JANUARY 15, 2010
Los Angeles-based Mogreet , the mobile video marketing firm run by James Citron, said earlier this week that it has powered a mobile marketing campaign for Hotel Casa del Mar in Santa Monica. Mogreet said it powered a text-to-shortcode video marketing effort through traditional advertising, plus outreach on Facebook, Twitter, and the hotel's website. Mogreet is venture backed with $7M in funding from Ascend Venture Group, Black Diamond Ventures, DFJ Frontier and Spyglass Ventures.
Mogreet Hires Sales And Marketing VP
DECEMBER 2, 2009
Venice-based Mogreet , which operates a text messaging-based greetings business, said today that it has hired Jay Goss as the firm's Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Mogreet is venture backed by Ascend Venture Group, Black Diamond Ventures, DFJ Frontier and Spyglass Ventures. Tags: mogreet text messaging greeting executive sales
Mogreet, Mobile-XL Partner
FEBRUARY 20, 2009
Los Angeles-based wireless software publisher Mobile-XL reported Thursday that it is partnering with Venice-based mobile video messaging firm Mogreet. Mogreet operates a mobile greeting card service which sends short video snippets to mobile phones. Founded in 2006, Mogreet is a privately held company. According to Mobile-XL, both companies have committed resources toward developing a mobile messaging platform.
Mogreet Links Deal With Fox Searchlight
DECEMBER 22, 2008
Venice Beach-based Mogreet, a provider of mobile video greeting cards, said today that it has inked a deal with Fox Mobile Entertainment to provide greetings based on Fox Searchlight movies. Mogreet--which is venture backed by Ascend Venture Group, Black Diamond Ventures, DFJ Frontier, and Spyglass Ventures--provides a service which sends video greetings via MMS, SMS and mobile phones. Mogreet said it will add about 50 different clips from the deal with Fox Searchlight.
Payvia Becomes Outspoken, Focuses On Mobile Marketing
FEBRUARY 20, 2014
The shift comes about ten months after the acquisition of SMS and MMS marketing company Mogreet by Payvia. payvia outspoken mobile marketing video mogreet Los Angeles-based Payvia , which is backed by Silver Lake Sumeru, said today that it has rebranded the company and refocused the company on SMS and MMS marketing. The company also said it has launched a new product, aimed at video transcoding for clients on a wide range of mobile devices.
Exactly Me Looks To Connect You With People Exactly Like Yourself
JANUARY 18, 2017
Goss has previously been involved with such companies as Kumba Health, Wellcaster, RxVantage, Mogreet, and Numedeon, among other firms. Los Angeles-based Exactly.me , a new, photo-driven messaging startup, has launched an app which looks to connect people who meet people who are "exactly like you"--or at least, who are very like-minded.
Launchpad LA Starts Accepting Fall 2013 Applications
JULY 16, 2013
Launchpad LA lists nine successful exits in its portfolio so far, including Cramster, Flipgloss, iBeatYou.com, Mogreet, MoVoxx, Sometrics, TechForward, InheritedHealth, and TicketMob. Launchpad LA , one of the more high profile startup accelerators in Los Angeles, has opened up applications for its next class. The accelerator has been accepting applications since last week for its Class 6, which will run from mid-September to mid-January.
WellCaster Sets Up Shop In LA, Hires Jay Goss As President
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
Goss hass previously been an executive at Mogreet, Numedeon (Whyville), RxVantage, and ExecuSurv. WellCaster , a developer of enterprise wellness apps, has set up its operations in Los Angeles, and hired LA technology veteran Jay Goss as President of the company. The company--which originally started in New York--develops mobile apps specifically aimed at enterprise customers ofering up wellness apps to their employees. The app runs on iOS and Android.
Putting the Pedal to the Metal at Amplify
From the Venture Trenches
APRIL 30, 2013
Mogreet explained the benefits of using pictures and videos in text messaging campaigns and late in March the entire co-working space was turned into a gallery with about fifteen different artist’s on display.
Exactly Expands To Silicon Beach, Backed By $4.6M
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JUNE 13, 2016
Goss has previously helped to run such companies as Numedeon, EternalSpace, Mogreet, RxVantage, Kumba Health and ExecuSurv, and also was an executive at Disney. A new, mobile app startup, Exactly --which is about to launch a mobile messaging and networking app aimed at Millenials--said it has set up shop in Silicon Beach, backed by $4.6M in funding. The company said the expansion comes due to the hiring of a new CEO, SoCal startup vet Jay Goss, to lead the company.
Putting the Pedal to the Metal at Amplify
From the Venture Trenches
APRIL 30, 2013
Mogreet explained the benefits of using pictures and videos in text messaging campaigns and late in March the entire co-working space was turned into a gallery with about fifteen different artist’s on display. For the first three months of this year, I have had the pleasure of breathing the same air as the crew from Amplify , the Venice based accelerator.
Pledgeling Names CEO
AUGUST 5, 2015
Citron was previously CEO of mobile messaging and marketing firm Outspoken, and prior to that, was CEO and founder of Mogreet, which was acquired in 2013. Los Angeles-based Pledgeling , which operates an online service to help users make micro- and impulse donations to charities, has named local startup veteran James Citron as CEO. Pledgeling said that Citron replaces CEO and Founder Matt Minnis, who becomes Chairman of the Board.
Turbo-Charging Social Media Engagement for Retail in Time for the Holidays
SoCal Tech Calendar
SEPTEMBER 18, 2012
Moderator: Serena Ehrlich, Director of Marketing, Mogreet. Monday, September 24, 2012 -- Turbo-Charging Social Media Engagement for Retail in Time for the Holidays. Social Media Club. How does social media drive engagement for retail marketers? Our panelists will explore current practices and emerging trends for delivering social media engagement that gets results.