Vantage Media Raises $70M

Venice, California-based Vantage Media announced this morning that it has raised $70M in a Series A investment, for the firm's search engine marketing and online lead generation business. The round came from Montgomery & Co., Scale Venture Partners, Tudor Ventures, and Integral Capital Partners. Vantage Media provides search marketing for clients, and was founded in 2002. The firm also named Steve Jillings, former CEO of Frontbridge, as CEO; and appointed Rory O'Driscoll of Scale Venture Partners as a board member. The round is the company's first external funding. More information »