Led by TapCommerce founders, startup Attentive launches SMS/MMS marketing platform

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  • Categories: A-From MTT, Channel: Mobile Marketing, Chat & Text Messaging Apps, Retargeting & Remarketing
  • A New York City-based startup, led by the co-founders of Twitter-acquired in-app ad retargeter TapCommerce, is out this week with a new mobile messaging platform.

    The company, Attentive, has had its platform in the field for the last eight months, during which time it has been employed by more than four dozen client companies, including Boxed, AMOREPACIFIC and Bliss. This week, the company is announcing the platform, as well as announcing that it has acquired $13 million in Series A funding.

    The platform is targeted at e-commerce and retail brands, and it supports SMS and MMS messages for targeted promotions, retargeting, customer service, transactions (i.e., purchases made via text messaging) or retention.

    [Read the full article on MarTech Today.]

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    Barry Levine
    Barry Levine covers marketing technology for Third Door Media. Previously, he covered this space as a Senior Writer for VentureBeat, and he has written about these and other tech subjects for such publications as CMSWire and NewsFactor. He founded and led the web site/unit at PBS station Thirteen/WNET; worked as an online Senior Producer/writer for Viacom; created a successful interactive game, PLAY IT BY EAR: The First CD Game; founded and led an independent film showcase, CENTER SCREEN, based at Harvard and M.I.T.; and served over five years as a consultant to the M.I.T. Media Lab. You can find him at LinkedIn, and on Twitter at xBarryLevine.