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May 7, 2021
Wayra launches a call for Israeli entrepreneurs to promote a technology developed by Telefónica Tech

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May 25, 2021
WebWire
Wayra, the open innovation hub run by Telefónica, is launching a new programme today to help startups to implement blockchain technology in their businesses. By means of its Wayra Activation Programme initiative, the selected startups will be able to boost their businesses by using TrustOS, the blockchain solution developed by Telefónica that simplifies and accelerates companies' use of this technology. The startups will have free access to TrustOS for six months to enable them to s...
May 7, 2021
WebWire
, , , , • The Rosetta Venture Challenge is launched in collaboration with key stakeholders in the Israeli entrepreneurial ecosystem, such as the Azrieli College of Engineering Jerusalem and Start-Up Nation Central, one of Israel's leading organisations in the promotion of innovation., , , , , , , , , , • Participants will have to develop use business cases based on the Rosetta technology, which is able to create multiple use cases involving messaging services., , , , , , , , , , • The winning projects will...
April 15, 2021
WebWire
, , , , • ·The startups that form part of Telefónica's entrepreneurship support initiative have driven the creation of more than 10,000 skilled jobs in Europe and Latin America. , , • ·Wayra's investment is around €50M with a revaluation of more than 70%. , , • ·More than 250 startups have worked with Telefónica during this time , , , , , , Wayra, the initiative to support entrepreneurship launched by Telefónica in 2011, celebrates its tenth anniversary, a period in which it has helped to create a...
March 18, 2021
WebWire
Telefónica Tech Ventures, Telefonica's investment vehicle for cybersecurity startups, announces that fcase, a startup specialized in fraud detection and prevention orchestration technology will be added to its portfolio. The investment was initially led by Wayra, Telefónica's global open innovation hub. Too often, banks, financial services, and insurance companies face the challenge of siloed anti-fraud systems and operations with little-to-no cross-functional or departmental communicat...
February 17, 2021
WebWire
YBVR, a next-generation XR video distribution platform, announced a $1.5 million Pre-Series A funding round with participation from Verizon Ventures, Telefonica's Wayra and Tech Coast Angels. The funding will be used to advance the company's technology, build its team and further key partnerships. With 360-degree streaming, YBVR's video platform significantly enhances the virtual viewing experience. The investment marks a significant inflection point for the company, as it will be able t...
February 17, 2021
WebWire
, , , , • Telefónica's open innovation hub and the international innovation initiative from CaixaBank, Global Payments, Worldline and Visa are joining forces to invest in startups, helping them to grow their businesses and generate new opportunities. , , , , , , , , , , • These companies will act as strategic partners to allow startups to scale up globally. , , , , , , Wayra, Telefónica's open innovation hub, and Zone2boost, the international initiative from CaixaBank, Global Payments, Worldline and V...
Yerba Buena VR
February 17, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- YBVR, a next-generation XR video distribution platform, today announced a $1.5 million Pre-Series A funding round with participation from...
February 16, 2021
WebWire
Wayra, Telefónica's open innovation hub, and Zone2boost, the international initiative from CaixaBank, Global Payments, Worldline and Visa, are joining forces to strengthen their commitment to innovation and collaboration with start-ups. The agreement establishes that Zone2boost and Wayra will jointly select start-ups for investment, thus accelerating the innovation at CaixaBank, Global Payments, Worldline, Visa and Telefónica and providing new business models. In this way, both organisat...
December 16, 2020
WebWire
, , , , • The initiative, led by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the consulting firm Mind the Bridge in collaboration with the European Commission, recognises the companies that provide the most support to start-up companies and best practices in collaboration between the corporate and entrepreneurial sectors. , , • In its fifth edition, Telefónica is among the 25 most active companies in the world in this field and has received the special "Corporate Startup Accelerator Award"...
Sebastian Klovig Skelton
December 1, 2020
ComputerWeekly.com
Two scaleups from three Latin American countries - Argentina, Chile and Uruguay - will be selected by a project that will help the growing firms expand overseas into the UK market
August 25, 2020
WebWire
, , , , • The two companies have been working together since 2012, maintaining a strategic partnership that materialised in 2018 with an investment in Govertis by Wayra, Telefónica's global open innovation hub. , , • With this purchase, ElevenPaths is positioned as a leader in specialised consulting in cybersecurity and information security, privacy, risk, regulatory compliance, business continuity and cyber-resilience, complementary capabilities to its consolidated offer in the integration an...
July 2, 2020
WebWire
, , , , • Projects must provide solutions to challenges related to energy access and connectivity problems, lack of resources in schools and teacher training. , , • Candidates can submit their projects through September 30th. Aspects such as the social and educational impact of the project, its level of innovation, and its scalability and self-sustainability capacity will be assessed. , , • The winning projects will receive speed-up and mentoring support for six months. , , , , , , ProFuturo, the...
September 26, 2019
WebWire
, , , , • Both companies will co-invest up to 250 k€ for each startup , , , , , , , , , , • The main interest areas are Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Internet of Things, Video, Cybersecurity, Edge Computing among others. , , , , , , Wayra, the open innovation hub network by Telefónica, and TheVentureCity, the global accelerator of technological ecosystems with headquarters in Madrid and Miami, have signed a global deal to jointly invest in Latin-American startups focused on the Internet o...

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