The recent 2010 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and the Mobile Premier Awards brought together the global mobile community from carriers to handset manufacturers — and the application developers. The most interesting to Women 2.0 are the innovative startups.
Here are 5 (women-founded) mobile startups making waves around the world to watch:
Lana Hijazi (Co-Founder, Souktel)
Souktel provides SMS based service connecting job seekers and companies in low income communities. Souktel is located in Palestine. Follow Souktel on Twitter.
Claudia Poepperl (Co-Founder, Yellix)
Yellix’s Caller ID 3.0 gives real-time status updates of your friends as the mobile phone is ringing to allow more contextual conversations. Yellix is located in Austria. Follow Yellix on Twitter.
Claire Boonstra (Co-Founder, Layar)
Layar is augmented reality software displaying real-time information on top of reality through your mobile phone’s camera. Layar is located in the Netherlands. Follow Claire on Twitter.
Silje Vallestad (Founder, Bipper Communications)
Bipper created a safety solution for children’s mobile phones that easily can be used with any phone. Bipper is located in Norway. Follow Silje on Twitter.
Jane Sales (Co-Founder, Flook)
Flook is a location browser for your mobile phone. Flook is located in the United Kingdom. Follow Jane on Twitter.
Do you know more female founders of mobile startups? Let us know in the comments below.