SmallBizPod #74 – digital startups on Digital Mission to NYC

Interviews with some of the UK’s most exciting digital start-ups at a meet up before they flew out to New York on the first Digital Mission of 2008.

By Alex Bellinger
22nd September 2008 at 7:12 pm

This week SmallBizPod #74, the podcast for entrepreneurs, includes interviews with a selection of the UK’s most exciting start-ups in the web and digital space just before they headed off to New York on the the first Digital Mission of 2008. The podcast also has details of two conferences offering special deals for listeners, another listener book review and a classic drum and bass track.

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Show Notes



• 00:00 Introduction to what’s coming up in the show.


• 03:30 Listener book review from Sarah DillonInspiring Women by Michelle Rosenberg.

• 09:06 Interviews with a selection of startups and entrepreneurs selected for the UK Trade & Investment supported Digital Mission, organised by Chinwag and sponsored by Sun Microsystems and Winston & Strawn.
• 09:38 Sam Michel – Chinwag
• 14:36 Andrew Davies – Idiomag
• 17:43 Christoph Schmaltz – Headshift
• 19:42 Jason Trost – smarkets
• 21:23 Jay Nguyen – sweemo
• 24:33 Sam Matthews – Ugame
• 27:53 Jake Stride – Tactile CRM
• 29:22 Alberto Nardelli – UnLtd World
• 33.56 Stewart Townsend – Sun Microsystems
• 36:22 Fabio De Bernardi & Matteo Canzi Blanc – Veedow
• 40:45 Nick Bell –
• 44:18 Benjamin Ellis – Redcatco & event blog

Digital Missioners head for a taxi in NY, NY with thanks to Benjamin Ellis

Other startups not featured on the podcast, but who were also selected for the Mission are: bview, Harvest Digital, head, huddle, KMP, Little Loud, market sentinel, mippin, slicethepie, tempero, Unruly Media and World TV.

• 49.16 If you’re interested in all things Web 2.0 it would be great to see you at the Web 2.0 Expo in Berlin on 21-23 October 2008. All SmallBizPod listeners can register for the conference using the code webeu08gr10 which will give you a 35% discount. (You will need to sign up for a user on the website. During the registration you can enter the code and see the discount applied).

• 50.31 SmallBizPod listeners can also win free tickets to the Small Business 2.0 conference on 11 October. Just email – free tickets to the first ten to respond.

• 51.50 Please join the SmallBizPod Facebook group which is now home to nearly 700 entrepreneurs.

• 52.30 Music – Beautiful Music by Paradigm X with many thanks to Exegene.

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  1. Sarah Dillon says:

    Hi Alex, thanks for great intro in the podcast, the whole audio book review process was fun (and only a little scary)!

    All the best


  2. alex says:

    A pleasure, Sarah. I think the whole book review thing is working out really well and it’s a great way to bring people into the podcast in ways that make sense for them. Thanks again and do stay in touch.

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