WeMedia 2005 Sponsors

Yahoo!Yahoo! Inc. is a leading provider of comprehensive online products and services to consumers and businesses worldwide. Yahoo! is the No. 1 Internet brand globally and the most trafficked Internet destination worldwide. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Yahoo!’s global network includes 25 world properties and is available in 13 languages.

Yahoo! aims to be the best place for consumers to find, use, share and expand their knowledge, and the highest value partner for advertisers and publishers communicating with those consumers. Yahoo!’s open content platform helps publishers syndicate and distribute all types of media content via RSS feeds on My Yahoo!, the Internet’s most popular personalized start page. The Yahoo! Publisher Network offers new revenue opportunities for publishers and advertisers – creating an ecosystem that connects businesses with the right online audience.

The News Market The NewsMarket, Inc. (www.thenewsmarket.com/) is the only web-based, on-demand platform that enables news producers and journalists to browse, preview and download broadcast-standard video clips free-of-charge from organizations including UNICEF, Pfizer, BMW, Roche, Yahoo!., Motorola, General Motors, Intel, Google, adidas and the American Red Cross. These content creators pay The NewsMarket to ensure that their stock footage and B-roll is made easily available to the news media for inclusion in news and feature programs. By creating an on-demand digital platform, The NewsMarket is transforming how the world’s news media access video content from third parties. More than 5,000 news organizations in 140 countries today source video clips from www.thenewsmarket.com

The Company is headquartered in New York and has operations in Europe and Asia. It is privately held by management and investors including venture capital firms such as Apax Partners and Softbank and media organizations such as Hearst Corp.


Digital Media WireDigital Media Wire is a news organization, publisher and events company serving the digital media industry since May 2000. We publish a well-respected free daily email newsletter and an industry directory(www.digitalentertainmentdirectory.com) and produce six annual conferences in Los Angeles, Washington, DC, and New York City featuring the leading minds in digital media: www.digitalmusicforum.com, www.gamesandmobile.com, www.digitalmediaconference.com, www.televisionconference.com, www.digitalentertainmentawards.com and www.digitalcommercesummit.com. For more information, please visit www.digitalmediawire.com or call 323-822-0936.

Guidewire GroupGuidewire Group is a global research firm focusing exclusively on emerging technology companies and markets. The company’s online media, reports, and executive events bring the right people together at the right time with the right information to accelerate market development and business opportunity for entrepreneurs and those who support them. Chris Shipley hosts Guidewire Group’s next conference, BlogOn 2005 Social Media Summit, in New York this October. For more information, visit www.guidewiregroup.com.

Ogilvy Public Relations WorldwideOgilvy Public Relations Worldwide is a global communications firm built upon the best brand-building heritage. In this age of complex, networked marketing, our strengths in consumer marketing, corporate communications, social marketing, health, public affairs, technology, entertainment and our new 360 degree Digital Influence offering fuel innovative and creative solutions for the most important brands: our clients.

Linked InLinkedIn is the world’s largest and most effective business network. On LinkedIn, more than 3.6 million professionals find jobs, people and service providers through their existing network of business relationships. LinkedIn offers four premium services. Hiring managers posting jobs on LinkedIn Jobs receive candidates recommended by fellow employees or other trusted contacts.

Producers Guild of AmericaThe Producers Guild of America New Media Council is the premier industry resource and representative body for producers of New Media entertainment. The PGA New Media Council represents the interests of producers of Digital Animation, Digital Visual Effects, Videogames, Mobile Entertainment, DVD, CD Rom, Broadband, Interactive Television, and integrated story telling. Given this mandate, we are here to provide our members, and the PGA members at large, with networking, educational and employment opportunities. To find out more about our schedule of events, check back often by going to www.pganewmedia.org.

PR NewswirePR Newswire provides electronic distribution, targeting, measurement, translation and broadcast services on behalf of corporate, government, association, labor, non-profit, and other customers worldwide. Using PR Newswire, these organizations reach critical audiences including the news media, the investment community, government decision-makers, and the general public with their up-to-the-minute, full-text news developments.

Red HerringRed Herring is the global weekly magazine and digital news source that technology entrepreneurs, investors and industry observers read to stay ahead of the curve and to be better informed about the global marketplace. Red Herring covers technology, innovation, financial strategies, important personalities and trends globally that are transforming the world of business with unique insight, opinion and forward-looking analysis. Readers turn to Red Herring and Red Herring.com for knowledge to make strategic decisions, build companies and create a competitive advantage for their businesses. Red Herring is available by mail, digital subscription, Web, email newsletters and RSS feeds. Many of the magazine’s articles, research and event information can be found online at www.redherring.com.

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