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Wayra Scales Your Startup

The world's largest global corporate accelerator with ten years of innovation experience
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+ €3.5M
Revenues generated for startups in 2021
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+ 30%
Female-led startups in community
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Of our startups won commercial contracts with Telefónica after the pilot projects

Our mission?

Drive corporate innovation by scouting, scaling and investing in tech startups and paving the way for a mutually beneficial collaboration.

Global Startup Support

Do you know that Wayra means ‘Fresh Wind’? The idea sprung up in 2009 when our parent company Telefónica realised the true potential of innovation.

With a presence in ten countries (Europe and Latin America) since 2011, we carry a clear vision: be the most reliable partner for startups to shape the future of telecommunications.

We are located in the centre of Munich. In 2021, we won the Best Innovation Hub award issued by Capital Magazin and Infront Consulting & Management GmbH.
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Five ways of scaling

Perfectly tailored programs for you
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Startup stage: Pre-seed to early-stage
Startup location: Munich
Welcome to the entrepreneur’s home in Munich. Work with 60 other founders in our office for free!
Be part
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Startup Acceleration

Startup stage: Product ready, and customers with first revenues
Startup location: Europe and Israel
We help you resell your product to Telefónica's customers or winning Telefónica as your client.
Accelerate with us
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Scale up

Startup stage: Focus on growth
Startup location: Europe
We speed up your sales cycle by being your solution champion within Telefónica! Say bye to long procurement process.
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Tech Lab

Startup stage: Ready for testing in 5G NSA / SA
Startup location: Europe and Israel
The go-to place to develop and deploy the 5G & Edge Computing use cases of the future.
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Startup stage: Late-seed to Growth
Startup location: DACH, Benelux, Israel and Nordics
Our investment spectrum ranges from Seed (€350K) to growth (+€25M) investments via our various verticals Wayra, Telefónica Ventures, and investor network.
Get investment
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How we scale your startup

Florian Bogenschütz
Former founder and CEO Wayra Germany

Our promise

As the most global, connected and tech-driven innovation hub, we will help accelerate your solution to make a difference.
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Recurring Revenues

We help you win Telefónica as a client and generate collaborative business opportunities for you within the Telefónica group.

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Global Network

We scale you globally with access to our technologies, our experts, and over 350 million customers and clients across 24 countries.

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We invest in future telco technologies and have a great network of key venture capitalists in Europe.

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The startup journey is challenging. So let's stick together! Join our community in the centre of Munich with many other entrepreneurs, free of charge.

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Customised Coaching

Our experts will be your buddy to support you with topics such as Finance, Sales, Marketing and Growth.

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Thanks to our global partners, we offer benefits and credits that represent significant savings for you, including AWS, Airtable and more. 

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"Wayra believed in us from day one. With their help in the form of mentoring, network and expertise in the industry we could starting building our company from the ground up. Now, 4 years later we grew to nearly 100 people in 3 different countries."
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Fabian Beringer & Xaver Lehmann,
CEOs of e-bot7
"Thanks to Wayra we were not only able to benefit from their large and high-quality coaching network, but also had very quickly the opportunity to present our Self-service solution in front of the right Telefónica business unit. As a result, we were able to start a very successful and long-term project with them."
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Dr Michael Faat,
CEO and co-founder of Conntac
"Wayra's biggest advantage is the option to cross-sell into their wide network of other corporates as well as their dedication to winning Telefonica itself as a customer."
Dr. Gunter Fischer,
CEO & Co-founder of Brainalyzed
Dr. Gunter Fischer,
CEO & Co-founder of Brainalyzed
"Wayra helped us to land a first pilot with Teléfonica and created a ton of opportunities for us! The true value though, beyond pure revenues, is the Wayra team and ecosystem – their coaching truly helped us to grow and scale!"
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Felix Schroeder
CEO and Co-founder of Chatchamp
"Wayra helped StackFuel to win Telefónica as our first client. After that B2B Sales took off and helped us to scale the company."
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Leo Marose & Stefan Berntheisel,
co-founders of Stackfuel
"Wayra provided us with access to the right decision-makers and allowed us to win one of the biggest Telecommunication providers as a customer.  This allowed us to better understand the market needs and to enter successfully the telecommunication market."
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Stefan Link,
CEO and co-founder of
“Being part of the Wayra program was a great opportunity to show the value of our software to Telefónica via pilot projects, which was also the base for a long-term and successful partnership. Furthermore the coaching options have helped us with concrete challenges and to become an even more successful company.”
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Benjamin Dammertz & Carsten Dolch,
Founders of FoxBase
"Wayra is the rail bar which keeps you on track with all challenges and breakdowns during the journey of building a new company. It's a secure & inspirational ecosystem with like-minded people and access to big corporations that would take you years to get a foot in the door. It is speed, structure & mojo for your startup. It's a family."
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Max, Amplitude
"The office and location are great! But there is much more! We regularly talk to other startups regarding their experience and can leverage their skills, and the other way round. It is also very motivating to work in an energetic environment with a lot of driven, smart people."
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Steffi, VCoach
"I joined the community to be surrounded by people who want to make a difference in this world, who are tackling problems to improve how things work in our society and business culture. I feel like, Wayra is the place where I can find this. I love that we share our thoughts, ideas, challenges and perspectives."
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IoT, internet of things

Are you looking for a partner to connect your IoT application?

Being part of a major telco Telefónica Germany, we can assist you in getting in touch with the right contact for the best connectivity offers.


We are happy to help. Feel free to contact us!
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