Mobile startup Mobsmith, co-founded by CEO Ingrid Lestiyo, was acquired for a rumored $10 million today. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
Rubicon Project, an online ad tech agency in Los Angeles, acquired Mobsmith for $10 million today, according to AllThingsD. Mobsmith was co-founded by CEO Ingrid Lestiyo, an engineer and Harvard Business School graduate.
Ingrid launched Mobsmith two years ago as an ad execution platform for premium publishers / ad networks. She raised financing from Blumberg Capital and XG Ventures.
Congrats to Ingrid and her team on the acquisition! Angie Chang co-founded Women 2.0 in 2006. She currently serves as Editor-In-Chief of Women 2.0 and is working to mainstream women in high-growth, high-tech entrepreneurship. Previously, Angie held roles in product management and web UI design. In 2008, Angie launched Bay Area Girl Geek Dinners, asking that guys come as the "+1" for once. Angie holds a B.A. in English and Social Welfare from UC Berkeley. Follow her on Twitter at @thisgirlangie.