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Skyword Is On Fire—News Hub Names Skyword One of Hottest Companies in Boston

BOSTON—December 8, 2014—Skyword has been named one of Boston’s 50 hottest companies by BostInno for 2014. We accept the award for best in marketing and advertising in the city alongside our peers clypd, Havas Media, Fisku, and DataXu.

BostInno announced the winners of the 3rd annual 50 on Fire awards in celebration on Thursday, December 4, 2014, at the John Joseph Moakley Courthouse. The event honors those driving innovation in Boston and beyond by recognizing the year’s 50 most luminary, disruptive, and newsworthy people and organizations across industries.

Skyword has seen extraordinary growth in 2014, acquiring video marketplace and technology solution Vidaao, , securing $11 million in new funding, opening offices in Palo Alto and New York City, and launching a new brand to tighten its grip on the industry as the clear leader for content marketing technology and services.

“We’re so excited that BostInno has recognized Skyword’s extraordinary work this year. It’s particularly gratifying to be honored by our peers in Boston’s innovation economy,” Skyword CEO Tom Gerace said. “We’re grateful and excited to continue to accelerate through 2015. ”

About Skyword

Skyword moves brands – and their stories – 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 customers. With a powerful combination of enterprise-class technology, authentic voices, and professional services, Skyword propels clients’ content marketing programs to new levels of 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.

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