Digital Mission NYC '09: Companies Announced

Digital Mission British flag Flickr photoIt's Digital Mission time in the Big Apple and we're delighted to formally announce the 21 companies who'll be joining this year's Digital Mission to NYC.

Thank you to everyone who applied, we really appreciate your time and effort. Don't be downhearted, the applications for the Digital Mission to South by South West interactive open next week.

Congratulations to the companies selected for the Digital Mission to New York: BandCentral,, Box UK, Can Studios Limited, Cognitive Match, coull, Digital Clarity, ipadio, Ixaris Systems, KMP Digidata, LAMP Digital, learn2lingo, Martingale, Mobilized, Open,, Stylescape, SubHub, The Filter, Type 3 and Wolfstar.

This year is the second time the Digital Mission hits the US East coast digital scene with a hectic week of meetings, masterclass, roundtable, networking events and time at Web 2.0 Expo. The trip runs from 15-19th November 2009, and to keep tabs on what we're up check out the list of activities and naturally, we'll post the odd Tweet to @digitalmission.

The Digital Missions are organised by Chinwag in collaboration with UK Trade & Investment (UKTI). This trip is sponsored by leading law-firm, Winston & Strawn whose Bootlaw duo, Barry and Danvers will be accompanying us on the mission, as well as hosting a masterclass on 'Doing Business in the US' at their offices in Manhattan.

The 21 companies represent some of the top digital talent from the broad spectrum of the UK's vibrant digital sector. They range from more established firms operating for 10+ years through to startups, from agencies to startups with a diverse range of businesses, drawn from across the UK.

Startups represented range from payment tools through to fashion trend services, from subscription site publishers to artificial intelligence and filtering technologies, from online audio tools to online video ad platform to greeting cards, services for toy collectors and audio playlist tools. And more.

Professional services are well represented through with seven companies covering the gamut of professional services from design and build of interactive and marketing solutions, through to search, education, social media and PR.

For more detailed info and contact information:

// Digital Mission NYC '09 Companies

To keep up-to-date with the Digital Mission, why not subscribe to the newsletter, follow @digitalmission on Twitter. For the those liking their social media toys extra shiny, we've also created Twitter Lists for all of the Digital Mission.

UPDATE: Official press release now available.

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Blogging about the Digital Mission?

Want to blog about the Digital Mission? We'd be dead chuffed but recognise that there's a whole heap of companies and links, and well, after a day of Tweeting, Facebooking, blogging and heck, even some work this may be the tags that broke the bloggers back.

Relax! We've put together some blog-friendly snippets, including a short version of the announcement and a list of the companies in various formats:

And of course there's the main Digital Mission NYC '09 Companies page.