Wayra is Telefonica Open Future´s start-up accelerator that promotes entrepreneurship and accelerates disruptive start-ups in Europe and Latin America. It supports entrepreneurs grow and build successful businesses. Wayra’s acceleration program gives its users funding up to 50,000 U.S. dollars, a place to work, mentors, business partners, access to a global network of talent, and the opportunity to reach millions of Telefónica customers.
Wayra is financially backed by Telefónica, one of the biggest telecommunications companies in the world. It was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Madrid.