Must Read Verizon, Google Debate The Future Of Video ‘Pipes,’ Facebook’s Growing Front 100% Mobile Viewability Guarantees ‘Will Become Table Stakes’ Fraudsters Locate A New Frontier Verizon-AOL Deal Foretells More Merger Fervor Verizon Will Buy AOL For $4.4 Billion In Media And Ad Tech Expansion How Fraud And Viewability Metrics Are Affecting Ad Peformance, Pricing How The Rise Of Publisher Coalitions Helps Programmatic App Annie Buys Mobidia For Access To More Usage Data Rubicon Project Grows Revenue 62%, Orders Biz Takes Off » Open Sez Me: Advertising Exchanges in Asia by AdExchanger // Monday, September 8th, 2008 – 5:25 pm Share: According to a statement by Alibaba Group Chairman, Jack Ma, brandrepublic reported late last week that the Alibiba Group is combining Alimama and Taobao.com increase the opportunity for advertisers and publishers. Alimama is the online advertising exchange under Alibaba and Taobao.com is an e-commerce site according to the article. We cannot confirm any of this due to our lack of chinese language skills. Here's a screenshot of the Alimama website in case you don't want to clickthrough and look: Brandrepublic suggests that the market which Alimama serves is currently much smaller than the major players in Asia: Google and Baidu. Add a comment Click here to cancel reply. Name (required) Email (will not be published) (required) Website Comment XHTML: You can use these tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong> Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.