With this agreement, Telefónica has expanded its international innovation and entrepreneurship network to the Asian country and is giving its startups the possibility of opening up to new markets and testing their products in the new innovation centre created by...Continue reading »
As the design guru, John Maeda, once said: ”our economy is built upon convergent thinkers, people that execute things, get them done. But artists and designers are divergent thinkers: they expand the horizon of possibilities. Superior innovation comes from bringing...Continue reading »
We are living in an age of unparalleled global digital growth and nobody should be left behind in the opportunities that this offers. However there is evidence pointing to the fact that Europe is at risk of losing pace with...Continue reading »
By Hayden Taylor
Teachers used to make me repeat my age, whilst trying to work out if I was just a naughty pupil trying to slack off from school, as opposed to a young entrepreneur. So in an effort to reassure...Continue reading »
The Japanese Wish Hills company has created shoes with an embedded GPS, designed for people with senile dementia, so that they can be easily located if they get lost.
One of the problems facing families and caregivers of people with some...Continue reading »
By Cristina Balbas
As a Spanish delegate from the first Think Big edition sponsored by the Telefónica Foundation, and a social entrepreneur in the field of education (check out www.escuelab.es), I was especially looking forward to the plenary session on education in...Continue reading »
HRH The Prince of Wales spoke at Wayra UK (part of Telefónica Open Future_) last week about the need and importance of social action in enhancing youth employability.
The Prince of Wales, is Patron of Step Up To Serve, which celebrated...Continue reading »
An inflatable incubator that can save the lives of thousands of premature babies worldwide; a cloud based application which empowers health professionals to provide personalised lifestyle interventions for each patient; a wearable device that generates real-time passive monitoring and the...Continue reading »
A Cyber Threat Profiler that reduces response times to seconds; ‘smart pallets’ that track the world’s cargo using Low Energy beacons and an inflatable incubator that can save the lives of thousands of premature babies worldwide. These are just some...Continue reading »
For some years now, the videogame industry has been the leader in the audiovisual and interactive leisure sector, and Asia is the world’s largest market. The Spanish startup Ludei, in which Telefónica Open Future_ has invested, has managed to enter...Continue reading »