Companies we work for


ShiftForward currently works with several european and world-wide companies in the online advertising space. However, our partnerships are always strictly confidential and we ensure your business strategy is dealt with our utmost sigil. Nonetheless, the following companies have kindly allowed us to list them as our customers:

xplosion interactive, An EOS Group Company

xplosion interactive

xplosion interactive, an EOS Group Company, is the leading provider of intelligent retargeting solutions in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. With a sophisticated mix of user data targeting and analysis, it has established a reputation for achieving great campaign performance.
ShiftForward collaborates with xplosion providing system design, architecture and advertising technology consultancy.

Semasio GmbH


Semasio is a Hamburg-based start-up lead by founders Kasper Skou and Thomas Rask Thomsen who are breaking ground in defining a new breed of DSPs. ShiftForward has been collaborating with Semasio from the start in the areas of system’s architecture and advertising technology.

Wellington Partners

Wellington Partners

Wellington Partners is one of the most successful pan-European venture capital firms and a market leader in Germany. With funds totaling some € 800 million, they invest throughout Europe and their digital media portfolio includes companies such as Adconion, Spotify, EyeEm, and Bonusbox. ShiftForward worked with Wellington Partners providing technology evaluation and due-diligence on a potential investment opportunity.



Adality, a Bertelsmann company, brings the high quality traditional offline segmentation data from the Arvato group to the online advertising market, enabling targeting capabilities for display campaigns that were previously only possible in the offline world. ShiftForward has been appointed as the technology development partner from the start and has supported Adality throughout the entire lifecycle: from business requirements to the high-scalability and performance architecture, agile development and deployment of the solution.



Eyeota, formerly Adify International, is known for providing solutions to premium publishers. ShiftForward has been with Eyeota from the beginning, helping in the crystallization of new business ideas into concrete technological advantages and, consequently, in the design and architecture of new advertising platforms.