SINGAPORE – 11 January 2018– CastingAsia, part of the AnyMind Group and an AI-focused marketing technology company, has announced today the launch of CastingAsia Marketplace, a platform addition that connects micro-influencers with brands. Following the recent company restructuring, CastingAsia is now a standalone business under the AnyMind Group and houses the following platforms and team:
CastingAsia Platform (http://casting-asia.com/platform/ )
An AI-driven influencer marketing control panel that leverages on computer vision, natural language processing and deep learning to drive smart matching, engaging, influencer relationship management, reporting and fraud detection.
CastingAsia Marketplace (http://casting-asia.com/marketplace/ )
An efficient, scalable and trustable performance-based marketplace that connects micro-influencers to brands.
CastingAsia Engagement ( http://casting-asia.com/engagement/ )
A managed service solution that provides marketers with local and regional influencer marketing expertise and campaign execution.
The new platform differentiation allows us to provide both marketers and influencers with more specialized resources,” said Kosuke Sogo, CEO and co-founder of AnyMind Group. “With CastingAsia Marketplace, marketers will have access to thousands of micro-influencers, providing exciting scale to influencer marketing campaigns at the grassroots level.
Shingo Hayashi takes the newly created role of Regional Head, CastingAsia. Reporting to Kosuke Sogo, Hayashi is tasked with leading overall product and business strategy and growth of the CastingAsia platform. “We currently have a base of over 10,000 influencers and micro-influencers, and we’re aiming to grow this three times to 30,000 by the end of the year. This will make us the fastest-growing and largest influencer marketing platform in Asia,” said Hayashi.
The CastingAsia Engagement team is located across 10 offices in nine countries, and marketers and influencers are able to receive local support and best practices for influencer marketing campaigns.
About AnyMind Group
AnyMind Group was formed in January 2018 and is the parent company of AdAsia Holdings, TalentMind and CastingAsia. Along with a proprietary AI-driven matching engine and SaaS solutions, AnyMind Group aims to provide industries, businesses and professionals with a suite of solutions to enable greater efficiency and scale. Headquartered in Singapore, AnyMind Group has 10 offices in 9 countries with over 250 staff.
About AdAsia Holdings
AdAsia Holdings is a technology company that provides advertisers and publishers with integrated end-to-end solutions that are driven by AI, for online advertising and site monetization needs. Apart from products including the AdAsia Digital Platform for Advertisers, AdAsia Digital Platform for Publishers, AdAsia Ad Network and AdAsia Video Network, AdAsia Holdings also provides advertisers and publishers with managed services that include digital strategy and site monetization consultation, the execution of digital advertising activities and creative production.
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