Welcome to Wayra Ireland

We are Telefónica’s startup accelerator and we help the best entrepreneurs to grow and build successful businesses.


Our acceleration program provides everything you need to take your business to the top. Funding of up to $50,000, a workspace in our academy Ireland, access to a global network of business partners, mentors and experts, plus the opportunity to work with Telefónica businesses around the world.


We know the next digital revolution can emerge from anywhere, in technology nobody has the final word. If you have a business or an idea that uses technology to solve the problems of the future, Wayra is your place to make it grow.

Wayra Ireland in numbers.



Accelerated in 2 generations


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Wayra Ireland Staff
Karl Aherne

Wayra Ireland

Amy Hore

Graphic Designer

James O'Brien Moran

Video Production

Sarah Heffernan

Marketing Communications

Niall Shanley

In House Legal Counsel

Claire Fitzpatrick

CFO - Wayra Ireland

Gavan Drohan

Deputy Director

Where we are

28-29 Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, 2 Dublin

Contact us.