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Gary Stewart on how Entrepreneurship can combat poverty

Wayra Director Gary Stewart expands on the reasons behind our Oldham-based Fair By Design acceleration programme. The piece can be read here in Elite Business Magazine.
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The Wayra General Call is now live!

Wayra is pleased to announce the 2017 General Call. We are looking for excellent digital start-ups to join our London-based accelerator.
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Wayra Monthly – August 2017

The August Newsletter has arrived! Click here for Wayra Monthly!
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Introducing Sama, our New Head of Acceleration

We're delighted to announce the arrival of our New Head of Acceleration, Carlos Samamé - better known to all as Sama!
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Offer Moments

OfferMoments raises £1.5m to fund new advertising project

OfferMoments, one of the start-ups in our Open Future_ North programme, has received a £1.5 million injection to fund a brand new advertising project.
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World tunes in to BattleMe

BattleMe, one of the start-ups in our 2017 accelerator cohort, is going from strength-to-strength and hitting some impressive milestones.
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Velocity Health programme takes off in Q2

Our Velocity Health start-ups, OurPath and Quit Genius, have had quite the quarter. Watch this video to find out more!
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Pixoneye

Pixoneye shortlisted for BIMA Startup of the Year!

Pixoneye, one of Wayra UK's alumni, has been shortlisted for Startup of the Year at the prestigious BIMA Awards
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SafeToNet wins Go Ignite global search for start-ups

SafeToNet, one of the start-ups in our current London cohort, has come out on top in a prestigious global search.
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UK start-ups sought to lead transport revolution

Start-up businesses with innovative solutions to transport challenges such as congestion, overcrowding, emissions and road safety, are being encouraged to apply for a unique new accelerator programme in Milton Keynes.
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Introducing the Poverty Premium

In this excellent video, our partners at the Fair By Design Fund explain the poverty premium, and what we can do to help.
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Apply now for Wayra Fair By Design and tackle the poverty premium!

Start-ups are invited to apply now for Wayra Fair By Design, our innovative new acceleration programme that will tackle the poverty premium – whereby poor people pay more for essential goods and services than those who can more easily afford them.
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