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What is Wayra?
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Our acceleration programme will give you funding up to $50,000, an incredible place to work, mentors, business partners, access to a global network of talent and the opportunity to reach millions of Telefónica customers.

GROW FASTER

With the financial backing of Telefónica, one of the biggest telco companies in the world, and with the support of a global network of mentors, investors and partners, we help the best entrepreneurs to grow and build successful businesses.

We know the next digital revolution can emerge from anywhere, in technology nobody has the final word. If you have a business or an idea that uses technology to solve the problems of the future, Wayra is your place to make it grow.
More than an accelerator.

With Wayra you’ll have everything you need to take your business to the top. Financial support, a unique workspace, shared knowledge and experience from mentors and partners, networking with a cohort of entrepreneurs like you, and the chance to do business with millions of Telefónica customers around the world. Sounds great, right?

We are part of Telefónica Open Future, an open innovation platform that integrates all Telefónica Group’s investment vehicles and initiatives to foster entrepreneurship and innovation globally. For that reason we also help corporations and other organizations to innovate through start-ups. If you want to lead the digital change, you have to move faster.

A GLOBAL SPIRIT

Talent knows no limits, neither do we. We have Academies in 12 countries and we know what it takes to build great products and scale them across the world.

Thanks to our alliance with Virtue Inno Valley, one of the most important incubators in China, we have extended our Wayra footprint to Asia.
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Wayra attended:

NOV

10

6:00 PM

Wayra Open Office - Start-Up Registration

by Wayra

Capper St, Fitzrovia, London WC1E, UK

Hi Founders, Do you have the next big idea and want to getsome feedback, on the spot, from the Wayra team? If you have a start-up currently in its alpha or beta stage and you need some advice, or simply want a friendly sounding-board, we’ll be happy to help. Here’s some more info about the Wayra Open Office: • Open Office will run from 18:00– 20:00, with each session followed by an opportunity to network;  • Each Open Office will be open to a maximum of...

Wayra created an event

AUG

25

6:00 PM

Wayra Open Office - Start-Up Registration

Capper St, Fitzrovia, London WC1E, UK

Hi Founders, Do you have the next big idea and want to getsome feedback, on the spot, from the Wayra team? If you have a start-up currently in its alpha or beta stage and you need some advice, or simply want a friendly sounding-board, we’ll be happy to help. Here’s some more info about the Wayra Open Office: • Open Office will run from 18:00– 20:00, with each session followed by an opportunity to network;  • Each Open Office will be open to a maximum of 8start-ups;  • You’ll have...

Wayra created an event

NOV

10

6:00 PM

Wayra Open Office - Start-Up Registration

Capper St, Fitzrovia, London WC1E, UK

Hi Founders, Do you have the next big idea and want to getsome feedback, on the spot, from the Wayra team? If you have a start-up currently in its alpha or beta stage and you need some advice, or simply want a friendly sounding-board, we’ll be happy to help. Here’s some more info about the Wayra Open Office: • Open Office will run from 18:00– 20:00, with each session followed by an opportunity to network;  • Each Open Office will be open to a maximum of...

Wayra created an event

SEP

01

6:00 PM

Wayra Open Office - Start-Up Registration

University of London, University College London, Capper St, Fitzrovia, London WC1E 6JA, UK

Hi Founders, Do you have the next big idea and want to getsome feedback, on the spot, from the Wayra team? If you have a start-up currently in its alpha or beta stage and you need some advice, or simply want a friendly sounding-board, we’ll be happy to help. Here’s some more info about the Wayra Open Office: • Open Office will run from 18:00– 20:00, with each session followed by an opportunity to network;  • Each Open Office will be open to a maximum of 8start-ups;  • You’ll have 5 minutes for the pitch, followed by 10 minutes of feedback;  • We’ll hold the Open Office...

Wayra created an event

AUG

18

6:00 PM

Wayra Open Office - Start-Up Registration

University of London, University College London, Capper St, Fitzrovia, London WC1E 6JA, UK

Hi Founders, Do you have the next big idea and want to getsome feedback, on the spot, from the Wayra team? If you have a start-up currently in its alpha or beta stage and you need some advice, or simply want a friendly sounding-board, we’ll be happy to help. Here’s some more info about the Wayra Open Office: • Open Office will run from 18:00– 20:00, with each session followed by an opportunity to network;  • Each Open Office will be open to a maximum of 8start-ups;  • You’ll have 5 minutes for the pitch, followed by 10 minutes of feedback;  • We’ll hold the Open Office...

Wayra created an event

NOV

10

6:00 PM

Wayra Open Office - Start-Up Registration

Capper St, Fitzrovia, London WC1E, UK

Hi Founders, Do you have the next big idea and want to getsome feedback, on the spot, from the Wayra team? If you have a start-up currently in its alpha or beta stage and you need some advice, or simply want a friendly sounding-board, we’ll be happy to help. Here’s some more info about the Wayra Open Office: • Open Office will run from 18:00– 20:00, with each session followed by an opportunity to network;  • Each Open Office will be open to a maximum of...

Wayra created an event

OCT

27

6:00 PM

Wayra Open Office - Start-Up Registration

Capper St, Fitzrovia, London WC1E, UK

Hi Founders, Do you have the next big idea and want to getsome feedback, on the spot, from the Wayra team? If you have a start-up currently in its alpha or beta stage and you need some advice, or simply want a friendly sounding-board, we’ll be happy to help. Here’s some more info about the Wayra Open Office: • Open Office will run from 18:00– 20:00, with each session followed by an opportunity to network;  • Each Open Office will be open to a maximum of...

Wayra created an event

OCT

13

6:00 PM

Wayra Open Office - Start-Up Registration

Capper St, Fitzrovia, London WC1E, UK

Hi Founders, Do you have the next big idea and want to getsome feedback, on the spot, from the Wayra team? If you have a start-up currently in its alpha or beta stage and you need some advice, or simply want a friendly sounding-board, we’ll be happy to help. Here’s some more info about the Wayra Open Office: • Open Office will run from 18:00– 20:00, with each session followed by an opportunity to network;  • Each Open Office will be open to a maximum of 8start-ups;  • You’ll have...

Wayra created an event

SEP

29

6:00 PM

Wayra Open Office - Start-Up Registration

Capper St, Fitzrovia, London WC1E, UK

Hi Founders, Do you have the next big idea and want to getsome feedback, on the spot, from the Wayra team? If you have a start-up currently in its alpha or beta stage and you need some advice, or simply want a friendly sounding-board, we’ll be happy to help. Here’s some more info about the Wayra Open Office: • Open Office will run from 18:00– 20:00, with each session followed by an opportunity to network;  • Each Open Office will be open to a maximum of 8start-ups;  • You’ll have 5 minutes for...

Wayra created an event

SEP

15

6:00 PM

Wayra Open Office - Start-Up Registration

Capper St, Fitzrovia, London WC1E, UK

Hi Founders, Do you have the next big idea and want to getsome feedback, on the spot, from the Wayra team? If you have a start-up currently in its alpha or beta stage and you need some advice, or simply want a friendly sounding-board, we’ll be happy to help. Here’s some more info about the Wayra Open Office: • Open Office will run from 18:00– 20:00, with each session followed by an opportunity to network;  • Each Open Office will be open to a maximum of 8start-ups;  • You’ll have 5 minutes for the pitch,...

Wayra created an event

JUL

21

6:00 PM

Wayra Open Office - Start-Up Registration

Capper St, Fitzrovia, London WC1E, UK

Hi Founders, Do you have the next big idea and want to getsome feedback, on the spot, from the Wayra team? If you have a start-up currently in its alpha or beta stage and you need some advice, or simply want a friendly sounding-board, we’ll be happy to help. Here’s some more info about the Wayra Open Office: • Open Office will run from 18:00– 20:00, with each session followed by an opportunity to network;  • Each Open Office will be open to a maximum of 8start-ups;  • You’ll have 5 minutes for the pitch, followed by 10 minutes of...

Wayra created an event

JUL

07

6:00 PM

Wayra Open Office - Start-Up Registration

Capper St, Fitzrovia, London WC1E, UK

Hi Founders, Do you have the next big idea and want to getsome feedback, on the spot, from the Wayra team? If you have a start-up currently in its alpha or beta stage and you need some advice, or simply want a friendly sounding-board, we’ll be happy to help. Here’s some more info about the Wayra Open Office: • Open Office will run from 18:00– 20:00, with each session followed by an opportunity to network;  • Each Open Office will be open to a maximum of 8start-ups;  • You’ll have 5 minutes for the pitch, followed by 10 minutes of feedback;  • We’ll hold...

Wayra created an event

JUN

23

6:00 PM

Wayra Open Office - Start-Up Registration

Capper St, Fitzrovia, London WC1E, UK

Hi Founders, Do you have the next big idea and want to getsome feedback, on the spot, from the Wayra team? If you have a start-up currently in its alpha or beta stage and you need some advice, or simply want a friendly sounding-board, we’ll be happy to help. Here’s some more info about the Wayra Open Office: • Open Office will run from 18:00– 20:00, with each session followed by an opportunity to network;  • Each Open Office will be open to a maximum of 8start-ups;  • You’ll have 5 minutes for the pitch, followed by 10 minutes of feedback;  • We’ll hold the Open Office...

Wayra created an event

JUN

09

6:00 PM

Wayra Open Office

Capper St, Fitzrovia, London WC1E, UK

Do you want direct and useful feedback about your start-up and product? If so, then Velocity is for you! You could have the chance to present in front of accelerators, VC’s, marketers and top business professionals as well as other entrepreneurs to get practical feedback about your start-up.  If you want to present at the event then please click on the above Apply button and fill out a few questions about what you're doing. Top 10 start-ups that can pitch will be chosen by the event organisers. This time around we're looking to hear from social start-ups...

Wayra created an event

JUN

03

6:00 PM

Wayra Open Office - Start-Up Registration

Capper St, Fitzrovia, London WC1E, UK

Do you want direct and useful feedback about your start-up and product? If so, then Velocity is for you! You could have the chance to present in front of accelerators, VC’s, marketers and top business professionals as well as other entrepreneurs to get practical feedback about your start-up.  If you want to present at the event then please click on the above Apply button and fill out a few questions about what you're doing. Top 10 start-ups that can pitch will be chosen by the event organisers. This time around we're looking to hear from social start-ups...

Wayra created an event

MAY

26

6:00 PM

Wayra Open Office - Start-Up Registration

Capper St, Fitzrovia, London WC1E, UK

Hi Founders, Do you have the next big idea and want to getsome feedback, on the spot, from the Wayra team? If you have a start-up currently in its alpha or beta stage and you need some advice, or simply want a friendly sounding-board, we’ll be happy to help. Here’s some more info about the Wayra Open Office: • Open Office will run from 18:00– 20:00, with each session followed by an opportunity to network;  • Each Open Office will be open to a maximum of 8start-ups;  • You’ll have 5 minutes for the pitch, followed by 10 minutes of...

Wayra created an event

MAY

12

6:00 PM

Wayra Open Office - Start-Up Registration

Capper St, Fitzrovia, London WC1E, UK

Hi Founders, Do you have the next big idea and want to getsome feedback, on the spot, from the Wayra team? If you have a start-up currently in its alpha or beta stage and you need some advice, or simply want a friendly sounding-board, we’ll be happy to help. Here’s some more info about the Wayra Open Office: • Open Office will run from 18:00– 20:00, with each session followed by an opportunity to network;  • Each Open Office will be open to a maximum of 8start-ups;  • You’ll have 5 minutes for the pitch, followed by 10 minutes of feedback;  • We’ll hold...

Wayra created an event

APR

20

10:30 AM

Technology in Social Care: Innovation in adversity

Capper St, Fitzrovia, London WC1E, UK

Hosted by   Speakers Shirley Ayres, co-founder of the Connected Care network Bill Mumford, CEO of MacIntyre and a Panel discussion with Toni Fyfe from Real Life Options, Christine Asbury from WCS Care Group, Shirley Ayres and Bill Mumford. The panel will be chaired by Zoe Peden, Chief Juggler at Insane Logic. Technology in social care “Better integrated ways of working and deploying resources across health and social care, that will make savings but also improve the quality of care and the experience of service users, depend to a significant extent on the application and take-up of IT...

Wayra created an event

APR

08

11:00 AM

Education-To-Employment: The Tech Behind The Transition

Fitzrovia, London WC1E 6JA, UK

Education & Employment Our first event, Getting to the end of the month, focused on those start-ups developing digital products and services, which are helping people survive the financial month. Our second event, which is being delivered in partnership with O2's Think Big, looks at those exciting new businesses at the very forefront of innovation in the areas of education and employment; two vital ingredients for the growth of both the individual and the country. Technology’s role in education is growing exponentially but “flipped” classrooms, distance learning and gamification...

Wayra created an event

MAR

20

11:00 AM

FinTech Innovations - Getting us to the end of the financial month

University of London, University College London, 2 Capper St, Fitzrovia, London WC1E, UK

Getting to the end of the month Our Digital Mouthpiece series of non-partisan meet-ups before the next election (7 May) will showcase how the UK’s start-ups are already offering compelling solutions to the problems that most worry today’s voters.  A fantastic line-up of speakers will be joining our inaugural event on what Fintech innovations the government should deploy to bring us as consumers tangible benefits. Following this fireside chat, start-ups from Microsoft Ventures, TechStars, Wayra and other accelerators will showcase the digital products and services they're...

2 years ago
Wayra added media

What is Wayra? Answered by the people involved. With Gonzalo Martín-Villa, Simon Devonshire, Tanja Kufner, Karl Aherne, Gary Stewart,...