Scott Messer, Leaf Group

Sep 04, 2020, 08:20 AM

On this week’s episode of The MadTech Podcast, ExchangeWire’s Rachel Smith and Ciaran O'Kane are joined by Scott Messer, SVP of media at Leaf Group, to discuss the latest news in ad tech and martech. In this week's episode: Infosum closes a $15m Series A funding round and appoints Brian Lesser as executive chairman; Facebook threatens to ban its Australian users from accessing and sharing content from news publishers on its platform if the ACCC enforces the News Media Bargaining Code; and Walmart makes its interest in buying TikTok known, but a change in China's export rules could prevent a sale to any US firm from going ahead.

ExchangeWire's Rachel Smith and Ciaran O'Kane are joined by Leaf Group's Scott Messer to discuss Infosum's funding round; Facebook's response to Australia's New Media Bargaining Code; and Walmart's bid for TikTok.