SoCal Firms Tagged As Next Net 25

The latest issue of Business 2.0 has named a number of Southern California firms to its "The Next Net 25". The business magazine named Santa Monica-based Tagworld, a Myspace-like social networking startup, Culver City-based Fonality, a PC-based PBX firm, and Michael Robertson's San Diego-based VoIP startup SIPphone to its list of companies it says are defining The Next Net, and illuminate where the Web is headed and where the opportunities lie. (Readers interested in socalTECH's interviews with the founders of some of these companies, and other local Southern California Web 2.0 startups should look at our interview archives at