Overview

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Acquisitions
1 Acquisition
Total Equity Funding
$23.7M in 3 Rounds from 1 Investor
Headquarters:
Boston, Massachusetts
Description:
The Skyword Platform makes it easy to produce, optimize, and promote content at any scale to create meaningful, lasting relationships.
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Categories:
Search Engine, Content, SEO, Advertising, Semantic Search
Website:
http://www.skyword.com
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Company Details

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Skyword moves marketing leaders and those who create content for them forward. By embracing a sustainable, scalable approach to original storytelling, Skyword liberates brands from ineffective marketing practices and inspires them to create deeper connections with their audiences. The Skyword Platform makes it easy to produce, optimize, and promote content at any scale to create meaningful, lasting relationships. Skyword also provides access to a community of thousands of freelance writers and videographers, an editorial team, and program managers who help move clients’ content marketing programs to new levels of creative excellence. Skyword is a privately held company headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, with offices in Palo Alto, CA, and New York City. The company’s technology center is located in Pittsburgh, PA. Investors include Cox Media Group, Allen & Company, Progress Ventures, and American Public Media Group.

Funding Rounds (5) - $25.46M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Sep, 2014$11M / Venture1
May, 2013$6.7M / Private Equity1
Apr, 2012$6M / Venture1
Oct, 2011$1.35M / Debt Financing1
Mar, 2011$406k / Debt Financing0

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Acquisitions (1)

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DateAcquiredAmount
Sep 8, 2014Unknown

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Board Members and Advisors (4)

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Products (1)

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  • The Skyword Platform makes it easy to produce, optimize, and promote content at any scale to create meaningful, lasting relationships.

Competitors (2)

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  • Contently helps companies build loyal audiences by managing the workflow of premium content at scale.
  • Filmzu is an online technology company enabling filmmakers and fans to interact in creating and discovering new video content.

Partners (8)

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  • Traackr offers an influencer analytics suite that supports influencer marketing strategies.
  • Bigstock is a marketplace for quality stock images that offers royalty-free photographs and illustrations from photographers and artists.
  • Adobe is a software company that provides its users with digital marketing and media solutions.
  • Drupal is an open source content management platform that supports millions of websites and applications.
  • Kaltura is an open-source video platform that enhances websites with customized video, photo, and audio functionalities.
  • Outbrain is a content discovery platform providing publishers a service for recommended links to increase traffic and generate revenue.
  • Taboola is the world’s leading content discovery platform connecting people with content they may like but never knew existed.
  • WordPress.com is the easiest way to create a free website or blog. It’s a powerful hosting platform that grows with you.

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Headquarters

    38 Chauncy St.

    Boston, Massachusetts 02111

    United States

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