Digital Mission NYC '09 Partners

Thanks to our sponsors and local partners for their support in making the Digital Mission to New York 2009 possible.


UK Trade & Investment

The UKTI's worldwide network of local consulates and sector-specific experts provide the Digital Missions with access to unrivalled local contacts and knowledge that would otherwise lie beyond the reach of companies operating in isolation.

Winston & Strawn

Winston & Strawn LLP is an international law firm with 1000 attorneys among 11 offices in Charlotte, Chicago, Geneva, London, Los Angeles, Moscow, New York, Newark, Paris,San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.  Pending local regulatory approval in mainland China and Hong Kong, we plan to soon open offices in Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai. Our firm serves the needs of enterprises of all types and sizes, in all sectors.  

The exceptional depth and geographic reach of our resources enable Winston & Strawn to manage virtually every type of business-related legal issue. We understand that clients are looking for value beyond just legal expertise. We deliver what our clients want from us. Unusually, we take the time to learn about our clientsí and their business objectives. We remain committed to the traditions of client service, professional development, and community involvement instilled by our leaders of the past, while embracing the innovations driving the legal profession in the 21st century.

Local Partners

Digital Wednesdays

Digital Wednesdays - NYC's weekly mixer for digital Media Professionals. Founded in 2006 by Max Ramirez, who hosts every event, today is 7,000 members strong, digital Ad Agencies, Publishers, entrepreneurs, VC Bankers, mobile Wireless & more. Visit,

The Glasshouse

Founded in London in 1998, the Glasshouse exists to provide support, encouragement and inspiration to entrepreneurs across all sectors. We currently have vibrant groups in London, New York and San Francisco and are planning to launch in India.

Our invitation only events are a catalyst for discussion and debate amongst the most innovative participants in business and entrepreneurship, the arts, politics, media, education and the public sector in each of our host cities. We value diversity of thought, business and background. Most of all, we aim to encourage, stimulate and promote those with an entrepreneurial passion who want to shape their own future. We attract those who believe in themselves enough to carve out their own path in life.

"Glasshouse events bring style and wit for the entrepreneurial set. You can’t chuck a brick without hitting a mogul or a maven…" - Jim Buckmaster, CEO, craigslist

The Hatchery

The Hatchery provides a unique funnel for New York innovators to interact with investors, present their plans, receive expert feedback, and pave the way for them to receive funding. At the heart of our model the Gauntlet, an interactive process that gives entrepreneurs a forum to present their strategies to a range of investors.