Wayra UK has partnered with some of the world’s leading organisations to offer start-ups programmes that help generate growth, create a positive impact on society and fuel innovation across a number of industries.
Through partnering with experts, we build programmes that enable organisations to gain maximum learning opportunities and hands-on engagement with start-ups, helping drive innovation.
For start-ups, these accelerator models provide true growth-hacking solutions that help the scalability and internationalisation of their businesses. Our programmes offer dedicated services and direct access to our Business Development team, a network of mentors, a roster of best-in-class coaches and some of the world’s leading investors.
Wayra UK also works alongside local and regional partners to reinvigorate entrepreneurial ecosystems, energise local economies and democratise entrepreneurship.
Start-ups in the Greater Manchester area have the opportunity of joining Open Future_ North, powered by Wayra UK, which is a new digital enterprise hub and pre-acceleration programme supported by Oldham Council. In Birmingham, start-ups have access to a 2,500 square foot space within Open Future_ Midlands, powered by Wayra UK, at the Serendip® Smart City Incubator.
Wayra UK has built an extensive network of institutional partners in areas such as research, identifying and supporting talent, advocacy, strengthening Britain’s technology corridor and much more.
THE WIDER TELEFONICA OPEN FUTURE_ INNOVATION NETWORK
Working in partnership with private and public organisations, the Telefónica Open Future_ network helps turn great ideas into innovative products, services and technologies for market, with a comprehensive approach that doesn’t impose limitations on the acceleration of new businesses.
Through alliances, Telefónica can reach more people, render its initiatives more global, make them generate more impact and multiply the involvement of talent. As a result, investment decisions are more successful, the best projects are attracted and Telefónica can offer the best of the digital world to its customers.
Telefónica Open Future_ has signed over 80 strategic agreements with some of the world’s leading organisations, including the European Commission, China Unicom, Microsoft and many more.
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