Wayra UK is a world-leading start-up accelerator programme. Since 2012, it has helped more than 160 British and Irish start-ups take their businesses to the next level, helping them raise approximately $160m in third-party funding.
In addition to our successful London accelerator, Wayra UK runs programmes to encourage start-up development in Milton Keynes, the Midlands and the North of England, as part of our mission to democratise entrepreneurship throughout the UK.
Wayra UK has also partnered with some of the world’s leading organisations - including Merck Sharp & Dohme Limited (MSD) UK, the Transport Systems Catapult, and Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) - to help generate growth, create positive societal impact and fuel innovation in specific sectors.
Wayra UK is part of Telefónica Open Future_, the global corporate entrepreneurship network that is transforming the world through open innovation and supports over 1,400 companies worldwide