Startup Accelerator Program

Our application is open all year around
In only three months, you will be equipped with the best tools and the most experienced experts you can imagine to reach your goal: raise traction and break through the boundaries.

Our four months program helps you win Telefónica as a client on a global scale

As Telefónica’s corporate accelerator, we scout for innovative solutions based on business units’ needs. If your service or product can tackle their requirements, we will connect you and start to define a paid pilot project. The goal is to help create a customer-supplier relationship between your startups and Telefónica.

Last year, 15 startups from our program worked with Telefónica and generated revenue of over 1.9 million Euro.

If you have a product ready on the market, and you have customers with first revenues. Apply today to scale with us.

Acceleration Roadmap

Pre-acceleration phase

Pre-acceleration phase

• Outlining of the project scope
• Definition of milestones

Acceleration phase

•  A paid pilot project with Telefónica
•  €25K cash, no equity
•  Customized coaching sessions
•  Checkpoints: Bi-weekly meetings
•  Access to our office space in Munich city centre
•  The support of a vibrant & active startup community
 Partnership perks such as AWS, IBM and Stripe

Acceleration phase
Acceleration goals

Acceleration goals

•   Win Telefónica as a client
to sign a commercial contract with Telefónica Germany
to scale on a global level with the Telefónica group
•  Obtain investment from wayra Germany and other investors

Investment decision

Up to 350 000 Euro
Late seed and series A rounds
First revenues
Relationship with Telefónica not required but favorable

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Our scouting areas

Our mission is to help identify, develop and promote the breadth of talent and technological entrepreneurship that exists throughout the whole ecosystem.

Internet of Things
Internet of
Big Data
Retail and Omnichannel
Retail &
HR Solutions
HR Solutions
Social Media Analytics
Social Media
Corporate Responsability
Customer Service Solution
Customer Service
Anything cutting edge
Anything cutting edge
Our application timeline is around 6 weeks
Our application timeline



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During the accelerator program, you will have customized coaching sessions with our experts on the following areas:


Finance determines your income and expenditure as well as - more importantly - whether or not your startup will be financially viable. In this area, we support you with:

•  Entrepreneurial strategy and finance
•  Financial modeling
•  From fundraising to exit
•  Legal


A startup's culture is defined by the organization's personality. We can advise you on:

•  Trust centric leadership
•  Team building
•  Talent development and retention


A good sales strategy is crucial to your startup’s success. We will help you with:

•  Development of Marketing
•  Digital sales and channels
•  Set up KPI analytics
•  Lead generation
•  Pricing
•  UX/UI design


In order to grow fast, you need to make your service/product which you can sell to a big market. We can work with you to ensure:

• Focused execution
• Strategic clarity
• Organizational aligment

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Is the attendance mandatory?
Are we good fit for Telefónica?
When is the application deadline?
Are we too early stage for the program?
How do you work with the chosen startups?
What does Wayra get in return?
What is Wayra's relationship with Telefónica?
wayra Germany portfolio startup Ebot-7 achievements after wayra accelerator program
wayra Germany portfolio startup achievements after accelerator program, Stackfuel
wayra Germany portfolio startup achievements after accelerator program,
wayra Germany's portfolio startup Cobrainer's achievement since accelerator program

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