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Britain’s Got Digital Talent

Moderated by: Sam Michel
7:00pm Thursday, 09/18/2008
Topic: BoF
Location: Gallery B - Hudson Hotel

The UK companies are attending the Web 2.0 Expo in NYC as part of a Digital Mission to the US. Backed by UK government agency, UK Trade & Investment, the aim is to help UK business grow their US business, meet potential partners and talk to investors.

The companies attending from the UK are:

• B View (http://www.bview.co.uk) – Reference site for and about businesses.
• Harvest Digital (http://www.harvestdigital.com) – Digital marketing agency.
• Head London (http://www.headlondon.com) – Web agency.
• Headshift (http://www.headshift.com) – Social computing consultancy.
• Huddle (http://www.huddle.net) – Collaboration software and community for businesses.
• idiomag (http://www.idiomag.com) – Customisable online magazine tool.
KMP Interactive Marketing and Technology (http://www.kmp.co.uk) – Retail websites and social media design.
• Market Sentinel (http://www.marketsentinel.com) – Monitors brand buzz on social networks.
• Mippin (http://www.mippin.com) – Mobile content aggregator.
• Littleloud (http://www.littleloud.com) – Digital production technology for film and broadcast.
• QuickTV (http://www.quick.tv) – Online video service.
• Slicethepie (http://www.slicethepie.com) – Finances and supports new music with shared funding model.
• Smarkets (http://smarkets.com) – Market prediction and betting tool.
• Sweemo (http://www.sweemo.com) – Online trading community.
• Tactile CRM (http://www.tactilecrm.com) – Web-based customer relationship management for small business.
• Tempero (http://www.tempero.co.uk) – Social media management and moderation.
• UGame (http://www.ugame.net) – Social network for gamers.
• UnLtdWorld (http://www.unltdworld.com) – Community and tools for social entrepreneurs.
• Unruly Media (http://www.unrulymedia.com) – Video advertising marketplace and publisher of Viral Video Chart.
• Veedow (http://www.veedow.com) – Customisable online shopping tool.
• WorldTV (http://worldtv.com) – Online video community.

The companies undertook an application process and were selected by an advisory board that included Mike Butcher (Techcrunch’s UK editor), Reshma Sohoni (CEO of Seedcamp, the European equivalent of Y Combinator) and two high profile investors Nic Brisbourne (DFJ Esprit) and Doug Richard (Library House and former UK Dragon’s Den judge) plus regional digital innovation champions.

The Digital Mission has received significant coverage in the UK press including:

The Guardian – http://blogs.guardian.co.uk/digitalcontent/2008/08/chinwags_digital_mission_20_ho.html
Techcrunch UK – http://uk.techcrunch.com/2008/08/06/21-uk-firms-selected-for-digital-mission-to-new-york/

This session will provide US firms a chance to meet and collaborate UK partners and discover more about what the digital sector is like across the pond.