Founded in 2006, Affinity is world's leading contextual ad network. We are in the business of powering innovative contextual media & monetization solutions for Advertisers & Publishers. 

Our media & monetization solutions are delivered via Affinity's Global Pay-Per-Click & Display Networks. Both these networks help 100,000+ Advertisers reach out to their target audience by delivering over 30 Billion ad impressions each month. 
Parent Company
Chicago, US
Affinity was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Chicago, US

Key People at Affinity

Lavin Punjabi

Lavin Punjabi

Hanjoo Lee

Hanjoo Lee

Vice Chairman & Executive Director
Sunil Merchant

Sunil Merchant

Executive Director
Vishal Rupani

Vishal Rupani

Vice President, Product Management

Affinity Office Locations

Affinity has offices in Chicago and Mumbai
Chicago, US (HQ)
20 N. Wacker Drive, 12th Floor
Mumbai, IN
Affinity Global Advertising Pvt. Ltd. Plot 30 AB, Govt. Industrial Estate, M.G. Road, Charkop, Kandivali (W),

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$13.5 m
Affinity is a subsidiary of Hostway

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Affinity News and Updates

Making a splash: Affinity Water sold to Allianz-backed consortium

Affinity Water has been sold to a three-member consortium that includes German insurer Allianz. As part of the deal, the consortium will acquire a 90 per cent stake from co-owners of the water supplier, Morgan Stanley's infrastructure team and M&G Investments-owned Infracapital, for £687m. …

'Naked Cowboy' explains 'affinity' for Trump, says his wife's deportation fear is a 'nice thing to have hanging over her head'

The man who has been dubbed the Naked Cowboy, who often poses for pictures with New York City tourists in Times Square, explained in a recent interview his "affinity" for President-elect Donald Trump, saying, in part, his undocumented wife's fear of being deported was a good…

Facebook will disable “ethnic affinity” targeting for housing, employment and credit-related ads

 It may be tough to remember given all the discussion about the role that Facebook’s News Feed may have played in getting Donald Trump elected, but the company was also criticized recently for its “ethnic affinity” ad targeting. Today, Facebook announced that it’s making some changes. The targeting …

Facebook to block ‘ethnic affinity marketing’ for ads on housing, employment, and credit

Facebook is no stranger to controversy, and the social network found itself in the spotlight again last month when a report found that brands could use a Facebook ad-targeting feature called “ethnic affinities” to exclude users of a specific race from seeing certain ads. While Facebook has argued th…

Facebook draws criticism for ‘ethnic affinity’ ad targeting

 ProPublica pointed to some potentially problematic Facebook ad capabilities today — specifically, the ability to include or exclude users from a given ad campaign based on their “ethnic affinity.” These capabilities have existed for a while (Facebook told ProPublica’s Julia Angwin and Terry Parris …

Facebook reportedly allows advertisers to exclude users by 'ethnic affinity'

Facebook lets advertisers exclude users by "ethnic affinity," according to a new report by ProPublica.  Companies buying targeted advertising through Facebook can exclude users who are determined to have an "affinity" for certain ethnic groups. A screenshot of an ad purchased by ProPublica and a…
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