Wayra Scales Your Startup

Wayra helps your startup generate revenue by winning Telefónica as a client

Founded in 2011, wayra is Telefónica's Open Innovation Hub. With a presence in ten countries, wayra is the largest global corporate accelerator in the world.
Wayra accesses new markets alongside Telefónica and celebrated over 50 meaningful exits and great examples of joint revenue generation.

Florian Bogenschütz
Managing Director

What’s the value of working with wayra Germany for you?

Through our network of seven hubs, wayra Germany offers startups preferred access to Telefónica's global group, our technologies, our experts, and over 350 million customers and clients across 24 countries. Together, we will test new products as well as new services and accelerate the very best of them.


Wayra Germany brings your startup and Telefónica together to generate revenues and initiate joint business opportunities


For wayra Germany, investment is not just about capital gains. It's about enabling the deployment of technologies both locally and globally

Our investor network

Wayra Germany’s comprehensive network of investors helps scale your startup


Wayra Germany's innovation hub, located in the heart of Munich, is central to the German startup ecosystem

Brand recognition & complementary assets

Wayra has the resources and know-hows required to bring innovation to market. Plus, as our startups, you will be eligible for our partner perks

Open cooperation & global network

Corporate innovation is our mantra across all seven of wayra hubs, in each ten countries where Telefónica operates


€1,9 M

Revenues generated for startups in 2019


Contracts won between startups and Telefónica in 2019

Discover wayra Germany's portfolio

wayra events

We design and curate our events calendar to bring you the best content and the access to our ecosystem. Given the current COVID-19 situation, all residents and teams are working remotely and have cancelled all events. However we've selected some exciting virtual meetings for you to attend from home:

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revenues generated for startups in 2019
meaningful exits and great examples of joint revenue generation
revenues generated for startups in 2019

Our promise?

We help your startup generate revenue by winning Telefónica as a client

Three ways of scaling

Each of our offering focuses different needs of the startups:

Accelerator Program

Startup stage: You should have a product ready on the market, and customers with first revenues.
Startup location: Europe and Israel
We offer a flexible and tailored development catalogue. The goal is to help your startup win Telefónica as a client after a paid pilot project (no equity). In 2019, 15 startups from our portfolio worked with Telefónica, which collectively generated more than €1.9M in revenue.
Accelerate with us


Startup stage: Late seed or Series A rounds
Startup location: Dach
We invest in technologies that are key for the telco industry future to enable the deployment of telco technology locally and globally. In 2019, we have closed three investments and hosted 2 Investor events to connect our startups with our Investor network.
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Startup stage: pre-seed to early-stage
Startup location: Munich
Apply to join our engaging community where Munich ecosystem mingles and meets. With a free nine months project, we define milestones and support you grow along with 60 entrepreneurial peers in our office in the city centre.  
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We are the most global, connected and tech-driven open innovation hub in the world. If you have a cutting edge solution, we help you accelerate and make an impact.
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