Martini Media Network Raises $6 Million

Posted Jun 8, 2010

San Francisco based online advertising company Martini Media has raised $6 million in funding.  Martini Media ads are targeted towards wealthy people.  Ads sold through Martini Media include yachts, private jets, golf events, etc.  Invite only publishers are asked to be part of Martini Media.  The investors behind this round of funding include publisher Reed Elsevier Ventures, Granite Ventures, and Venrock.  Kevin Brown of Reed and Chris McKay of Granite joined the board of directors as part of the funding deal.  They join Brian Ascher of Venrock, who is already on the board.  Martini Media is led by CEO Skip Brand, a former Yahoo! and Pudding Media exec. [BizJournals]