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Facebook ad campaign startup The Next Ad gets €1.5M investment from Newion

Amsterdam-based The Next Ad, an Instagram and Facebook ad campaign startup, has received 1.5 million euro from Dutch VC Newion Investments.

The Next Ad, founded in 2015, will use the money to optimize campaign tools even further. The startup wants to expand internationally as well.

Within a year, The Next Ad got 300 worldwide customers. Among them are Takeaway.com and Catawiki. The company is still exploring which country they should expand to, said marketing executive Oscar Kooij to StartupJuncture.

The Next Ad investment

This growth was one of the reasons for Newion to invest. “Their expontentional growth in the last months confirms the power of the product”, said investment manager Matthijs de Wit.

Co-founder and CEO Achmed Awad: “This is great confirmation for our clients and team that we’re on the right track.”

Facebook Marketing Partner

The startup soon became a Facebook Marketing Partner in the category Ad Technology. According to Kooij this has several pros. “This way, we are close to the source. We know the latest news first and are aware of future developments. Clients benefit from this knowledge.”

Image: screenshot from The Next Ad website

Lorenz van Gool
Lorenz is co-editor-in-chief of StartupJuncture. As a freelance editor and journalist, he writes about startups, innovation and (e)-business. Loves to report from conferences. Really likes cleantech and journalism startups. You can ask him anything about dinosaurs. Twitter: @lorenzroman

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