Ad-Tech Mavens Back ‘Founder-Friendly’ Investment Syndicate

Ari Paparo, Ben Barokas, JT Batson and Joe Zawadski among supporters of First Party Capital

The fund aims to help connect U.S. investors with startups from APAC and Europe. Getty Images

After a period in the doldrums during the mid-2010s, the number of mergers and acquisitions plus IPOs in ad tech suggests the good times are back.

@ronan_shields Ronan Shields is a programmatic reporter at Adweek, focusing on ad-tech.