17 September 2012: The UK academy of Telefonica Digital’s tech startups accelerator Wayra recently teamed up with Shortlist Mag to find new startups.
The jury – comprised of Joe Cohen, Jonathan MacDonald, Tamara Lohan, and Mike Soutar – are ready for the pitches....Continue reading »
By Sindhu Joseph, founder of Cognicor – a Wayra Barcelona startup
As long as you believe in what you do, failure is no more than a lesson learnt.
The aim of Cognicor is to change the way companies improve their customer experience with...Continue reading »
By Aurore Hochard, Founder of Wayra UK startup Taskhub
To help you understand our experience at Wayra, perhaps it’s best to quickly throw some light on how Taskhub came to be.
The idea behind Taskhub stemmed from a simple incident really –...Continue reading »
Ashley Stockwell (@a5hley) is Guest Academy Director, Wayra UK
Here at Wayra – Telefonica Digital’s tech startups accelerator – we’ve had over 1,000 applications to join our UK academy and 16 lucky start-ups now find themselves working full-time onsite.
The teams vary...Continue reading »
As the world becomes increasingly borderless, companies of all sizes have to rethink global strategies to stay relevant in an interconnected world.
Startups are not immune to the globalization of business, and despite the venture capital money flowing around the bubble...Continue reading »
Small rooms, cramped spaces and an abundance of ideas. All over the Bay Area, Hacker Hostels are popping up – apartments accommodating young, aspiring entrepreneurs looking to build their ideas into an IPO-worthy reality. This week, Brian Chen of the...Continue reading »
The winning projects of Wayra week Germany!
Where’s Wall-E? Campus Party!
José María Álvarez-Pallete López, Chairman and CEO of Telefónica Europe addresses a packed audience
So here’s something quite random to throw into the mix…
And finally – the iconic building where it all...Continue reading »
The 23rd of July saw the official inauguration of the new Wayra Academy in São Paulo. This space will welcome the Brazilian entrepreneurs selected in 2011 in a venue where the exchange of experiences and the effervescence of ideas comprise...Continue reading »
29 June 2012: London Mayor Boris Johnson today officially opened the 10th Wayra Academy – Telefonica’s accelerator programme – established in London to help digital talent go global. The Mayor joined senior figures from O2 parent company Telefonica, in congratulating...Continue reading »
It’s the biggest, coolest geek festival on the calendar, but it’s no Silicon Valley import: Campus Party is the legendary meetup for all things digital that first kicked off in Spain more than a decade ago. And this year, for...Continue reading »