Startup 2.0 2011 is a European contest for Mobile Applications. Founded in 2007, this non-profit event is a competition for startups that use 2.0 technologies whose objectives are to promote and reward the European startups (either created or willing to do so in the future) that work in the field.

143 mobile applications took part in this year’s edition. Facebook users have chosen the 20 finalists by voting their favorite 5 with an ad hoc application on the Startup 2.0 facebook page. International jury formed by 10 VCs and mobile experts from all over Europe have selected the 5 finalist that will go to Bilbao on Friday June 17th  to present their projects in Nonick.

The selected Mobile Apps include:

Mobitto -Changing the way people consume goods, products and services.

Nightbits -A community based service integrated with Facebook, Foursquare and Twitter, that makes it easy to browse and explore nearby events…

EduKidsApps -Learning Apps for Toddlers

Trambus-Trambus is an application that allows for quick and easy use of public transportation.

Taksiko-Taksiko is easy, fast and secure way to “call” taxi.