Telefonica SA, headquartered in Spain, launched a Corporate Accelerator called wayra in 2011. They describe their goal as "The manager of the Wayra Academy in London explained their business strategy, 'It's not just about the ideas. We are using Wayra as a way of acquiring great talent for Telefónica.' Also: '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.'"

Website: wayra

About the program

Status Active
Locations Argentinia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela, Central East Europe, Germany, Ireland, Spain, UK
Funding Around $50K
Equity N/I
Term 6-12 months
Cohort-based Yes, regularly (freq.?)
Pitch day Yes
Office space Yes
Powered by No
Support offered Yes, mentors
Launched 2011
Focus areas
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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.

  • Really innovative business proposals and as disruptive as possible.
  • Scalable initiatives having high growth potential and a strong global focus
  • Products with a fast commercial time-to-market deployment

About the company

Name Telefonica SA
Headquarter Spain
Industry Information
NAICS Wired Telecommunications Carriers (517110)
Listed on S&P 350 Europe

Additional sources

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