Business 2.0 Magazine Features Mobio in Next Net 25: Web 2.0's Hottest Startups to Watch in 2007

Mar 14, 2007, 01:00 ET from Mobio Networks, Inc.

    CUPERTINO, Calif., March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobio Networks today
 announced that it has been named one of the hottest start-ups of 2007 by
 Business 2.0 Magazine. Mobio was selected for GetMobio, a mobile lifestyle
 portal that delivers useful, customizable applications to the mobile phone
 that are free, fun and simple enough to merit everyday use. Mobio is one of
 25 innovators chosen for the magazine's annual guide to the coolest new
 companies poised to lead the expanding Web 2.0 frontier.
     "Last year's group included tech upstarts like Digg, Skype and YouTube,
 so we are delighted to be recognized by Business 2.0 as a company to
 watch," said Ramneek Bhasin, CEO of Mobio Networks. "For the past two
 years, we've been busy working with our partners to build world-class
 mobile applications that consumers will find incredibly useful. All
 indications suggest that 2007 is the year that the mobile experience will
 come into its own and we are excited to be at the forefront, driving these
 industry-wide changes throughout the mobile ecosystem."
     GetMobio is a free service that consists of over 50 dynamic
 applications, widgets and RSS feeds. The GetMobio lifestyle portal features
 collections of Web service mash-ups that include the hottest nightclubs,
 restaurants, movies and local events. GetMobio ships with 10 collections
 that range from "After Midnight" to "Outwitting the Kids."
     "We chose Mobio for this year's Next Net 25 because of its ability to
 create a wide array of mobile mash-ups in a manner that is simple, useful
 and fun to use," writes Erick Schonfeld, Business 2.0 Editor at Large, in
 the magazine's March issue. "We are confident that Mobio offers a value
 proposition powerful enough to really get consumers excited about using
 mobile data services in their daily lives."
     Mobio's applications are designed to be used with very few clicks and
 no or minimal data entry, and created for the most popular and widely
 available mobile phones on the market, such as the Motorola RAZR and
 Samsung BLADE. By simply entering their information once, users can
 personalize their experience across all GetMobio collections to create a
 more intuitive, seamless interaction.
     The Next Net 25, which appears in Business 2.0's March 2007 issue,
 spotlights start-up companies in five categories that embody the spirit of
 the Next Net: social media, video, mobile, online advertising, and
 enterprise applications. Read the full article at
     About Mobio Networks
     Mobio makes GetMobio, the first mobile lifestyle portal that offers
 consumers over 50 dynamic applications and widgets that work together and
 are based on mash ups of Web services. Based in Cupertino, Calif., the
 company's mission is to make compelling applications that are fun, simple
 and useful enough to merit everyday use on popular mobile phones. Use
 GetMobio from your mobile phone to locate the hottest night clubs, call a
 cab, find alternative flights, book a table at the latest restaurants or
 reserve tee times with very few clicks and no or minimal data entry. Mobio
 was named one of Business 2.0
     Magazine's Next Net 25 of 2007. For more information, visit
     NOTE: Mobio is a trademark of Mobio Networks, Inc. All other registered
 or unregistered trademarks are the sole property of their respective
     Media Contact:
     Maggie Quale
     FortyThree, Inc.

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