Contextual Ad Leader Vibrant Grows Global Uniques to 200 Million

NEW YORK, October 28, 2010 Vibrant, the global leader in premium contextual advertising, has increased its audience across the US, UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain nearly 50% in the past year, from 135 million in September 2009 to 200 million, according to comScore.

Recent reports show the global internet population has doubled in five years and, according to a TNS study covering nearly 90% of the world's online population, online is now the global medium of choice, surging past consumer use of print and broadcast.

"The value we provide advertisers, publishers and users is driving tremendous global momentum for Vibrant's contextual advertising solutions," says Doug Stevenson, Co-founder and CEO of Vibrant. "As the industry leader, we are delivering results bridging display and search for global brands such as Microsoft, Intel, HP and Unilever. We are engaging a rapidly growing worldwide audience with relevant, contextual content from our network of 4,500 premium publishers."

This increase in global traffic comes on the heels of the announcement of a 50% surge in US uniques from 87 million in September 2009 to 130 million – reaching 61% of the US internet audience. Vibrant has also reported 51% Y-Y revenue growth in Q2 2010 and 45% Y-Y revenue growth in H1 2010.

About Vibrant
Vibrant ( is a world leader in contextual technology aligning billions of words across the Internet with relevant video, information, tools, and advertising. With over 4,500 premium publishers, reaching 200 million unique users per month (comScore, September 2010), Vibrant gives top brand marketers the opportunity to deliver highly targeted advertisements within premium Web content and offers publishers premium editorial tools to re-circulate users throughout their websites. Vibrant works with top brand advertisers such as Microsoft, Unilever, Warner Bros and AT&T. The company was founded in 2000 and has offices in London, New York, Boston, Detroit, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Paris, Hamburg, Munich and Dusseldorf. Vibrant's rapid growth has been recognized by the Inc. 500 and Deloitte Fast 50 lists. In 2010, the company was named by Advertising Age as one of the “Best Places to Work in Marketing & Media.” Vibrant co-founders Doug Stevenson, CEO, and Craig Gooding, CCO were named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2010 for Metro New York. For more information, visit: or or or