Kevel (previously Adzerk) offers the infrastructure APIs needed to quickly build custom ad platforms for sponsored listings, internal promotions, native ads, and more. We are committed to helping publishers drive new revenue and take back the Internet from ad tech giants like Google, Amazon, and Facebook.
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Most Innovative Company of the Year
Titan Awards - Best B2B Software
G2Crowd Top Ad Serving Tech
AdExchanger Best Publisher Tech Finalist (2020)
TBJ's Best Places to Work (2020)
Fortune.com Best Place to Work
Business Intelligence Company of the Year
Cloud Awards Finalist - Best SaaS Platform (2019)
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Software of the Year
Great Place To Work Certification
Top API Innovator (2019)
Association of National Advertisers - B2 Gold Award (2020)
Company of the Year
Cloud Company of the Year
API Solution of the Year
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James Avery is the founder of Kevel and serves as its CEO. He was the co-founder of TekPub, which helped developers learn from high-quality screencasts. He has been writing code and starting companies for the past 20 years, while also writing books for O'Reilly, Wrox, and Microsoft Press. Additionally, he serves as an advisor to startups including Blockthrough, Lazarus, and more through TechStars MetLife Accelerator.
Soon, Kevel offered not just an API ad server, but infrastructure tools for companies to build their own ad products. Now, Kevel's product is a suite of APIs aimed at helping you drive revenue and take back the Internet from the ad tech giants.
Kevel is an inclusive workplace. We are mothers, fathers, veterans, students, LGBTQ, immigrants with one goal in common — we want to help you take back the Internet from the ad tech giants.