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Click here to see SafeToNet featured on BBC Click!

The accolades continue for one of our start-ups SafeToNet in this BBC Click feature. See CEO Richard Pursey explain the use of AI to keep children safe online.
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Wayra Demo Day 2017 – See what happened!

We had a brilliant Demo Day, celebrating our successful year and looking forward to an even more successful 2018!
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Pitch@Palace 8.0 success for Quit Genius!

Wayra UK start-up Quit Genius has conquered all-comers in the high-profile Pitch@Palace 8.0 competition by winning the People's Choice Award!
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Telefónica Open Future_’s focus week looks at cyber security threats

    • Telefónica Open Future_ spaces and academies in Europe and Latin America will hold events relating to cyber security from Oct 30 to Nov 3.
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Celebrating Women’s Entrepreneur Day

On Women's Entrepreneur Day, Wayra UK is proud to be leading Telefónica Open Future_'s Women's Age initiative to encourage equality in the digital start-up sector.
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Companies selected for Wayra Fair By Design programme

Wayra UK is delighted to announce the first cohort of companies selected to join the Wayra Fair By Design accelerator.
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Focus Week brings together start-ups to share best cyber practice

Wayra UK is bringing its start-ups together to share best practice on cyber issues.
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Cyber security start-ups selected for expanded GCHQ Cyber Accelerator programme

  •     Nine start-ups, focusing on online security issues and threats, will join the second programme of the GCHQ Cyber Accelerator, powered by Wayra UK
  •     Companies selected to join the programme include a start-up that seeks to disrupt cyber crime by detecting and investigating crypto-currency transactions, and one that warns small businesses of their security weaknesses and how to fix them
  •     Following the successful first phase of the accelerator earlier this year, each start-up joining now will benefit from an expanded nine-month programme, as well as increased funding of £25,000
  •     Each start-up will also receive benefits including access to technological and security expertise, networks, office space and mentoring
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Velocity Health start-up OurPath proposes plan to help save the NHS £525m

Since joining our Velocity Health programme, OurPath has revolutionised the way in which Type 2 diabetes is treated. WIRED features the great work which can be read here.
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Wayra Monthly – November 2017

The November Newsletter is here! Click here for Wayra Monthly!
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Impact Hustlers Episode Two now streamable on all platforms

The mighty Maiko Schaffrath returns with the second episode of the iTunes #1 series Impact Hustlers!
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Wayra UK to seek start-ups with African links in new recruitment push

Wayra UK, part of Telefónica Open Future_, is continuing to support diversity in the UK tech sector with a new push to recruit start-ups with links to Africa.
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