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 www.business2.com. 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 http://www.getmobio.com. NOTE: Mobio is a trademark of Mobio Networks, Inc. All other registered or unregistered trademarks are the sole property of their respective owners. Media Contact: Maggie Quale FortyThree, Inc. 831.621.3773 firstname.lastname@example.org
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