Monterey, Calif., April 16, 2019– Skywriter Systems Inc., an online omni-channel digital
platform for simple content marketing, announces that they have been selected as one of eight
Finalists in the California State University, Monterey Bay’s (CSUMB) Institute for Innovation and
Economic Development (iiED) Startup Challenge, Venture Division. The Startup Challenge Finale
will be held on May 10th at the Embassy Suites (1441 Canyon Del Rey Blvd, Seaside CA 93955)
at 2:00 pm.
“After more than a decade of starting, leading, and advising companies, I’ve seen a common
need across companies and organization of all types. All of them need an easy and
comprehensive method to identify, reach, and connect to their markets. We created Skywriter
to provide an easy-to-use, powerful platform to enable companies to identify their target
audience, create and curate content, broadcast outreach over email and social media, and
easily create customized webpages to promote and grow businesses.” – John E. Derrick
Startup Challenge Monterey Bay is a new business competition and accelerator program that
supports the founding, funding and growth of new and innovative businesses in the Monterey
Bay region. It offers workshops, feedback, and mentoring to empower entrepreneurs in a
competitive process while empowering entrepreneurs to communicate their ideas effectively to
investors, customers and employees.
In ten years of competition, Startup Challenge Monterey Bay has trained 2,200 aspiring
entrepreneurs from 620 participating companies who have gone on to create more than 150
jobs and raise more than $10 million in capital.
Founded April 2018, Skywriter is an early revenue stage, seed funded SaaS startup offering an
omni-channel digital platform that provides you with a simple way to create and manage your
best digital presence. Skywriter’s product offering provides great value to small businesses,
growth-oriented companies, and information rich education and non-profit organizations. The
platform offers a webpage editor, contact and list manager, content creation and
management, outbound communication creation and scheduling, and usage reporting and
analytics tools with an eager, hands-on service team to help you get oriented. To learn more
about Skywriter, visit www.skywritersaas.com and sign-up for a free trial.
Friendly Robot won the $10,000 grand prize at the CSUMB-based Institute for Innovation and Economic Development’s (iiED) annual Startup Challenge on Friday, April 28, at CSUMB’s Otter Student Union grand ballroom.