We are Wayra

We work side-by-side with them to provide disruptive solutions to Telefónica and its customers.

The very best start-ups within our portfolios will have unparalleled access to our global network of 350 million customers and clients in 24 countries. Wayra offers a unique and effective interface between entrepreneurs on the one hand and our network of corporates, governments and other partners in countries in which Telefonica is present.

We are committed partners

Over the last seven years, we have invested € 39M to help to scale the global start-up ecosystem. We have invested cash and business development support throughout the world, and have created 11 hubs that offer our start-ups unique access to heads of state, corporate leaders, investors and serial entrepreneurs.

We are a global team of tech lovers and startup enthusiasts seeking new opportunities for our entrepreneurs and business.

Christian Lindener

Managing Director

Espe Almagro

Head of Marketing

Katrin Bacic

Head of Venture Development

Silke Grimhardt

Venture Development Manager

Nora Alfen

Venture Development

Laida García

Investment Manager