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Simple Ad

Expedia for local, traditional advertising.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Marketing / Advertising
  • Location Athens, GA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2012
  • Employees 0

Company Summary

Simple Ad is an online purchasing platform that connects local buyers and sellers of traditional media. Local buyers are able to select their industry, location and ad budget and be presented with opportunities in their market for immediate purchase without the need for inefficient sales calls, paper contracts or long approval lead times. Sellers are able to manage inventory, set prices, contact buyers and view completed ad copy.


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    Jim Flannery
    Chief Executive Officer

    Jim is the CEO of Simple Ad. Prior to Simple Ad, Jim launched and operated, a daily deal site, in 3 mid-sized markets with revenues approaching $1M in 2011. Through his 2 years of experience with over 1,000 local merchants, Simple Ad became a clear solution to large inefficiency in local ad markets. Prior to dealmobs, Jim worked in investment banking in San Francisco. Jim graduated from Princeton with a degree in Politics.

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    Jonathan Wallace
    Chief Technical Officer

    Jonathan is the CTO of Simple Ad. Having spent over a decade developing software applications while working as a jack-of-all-trades Developer and SysAdmin for restaurants, packaging and manufacturing companies, he now works with Ruby and Ruby on Rails for a development firm based in Atlanta. Jonathan graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor's in Computer Science.