Welcome to Wayra UK

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 London academy, 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 UnLtd


Wayra UnLtd is a ground-breaking new partnership between UnLtd, the world’s largest supporter of social entrepreneurs, and Wayra, Telefonica’s global tech start-up accelerator programme. 50% funded by the UK Government.


At Wayra UnLtd we look for amazing digital start-ups that have the power to improve society. We want to accelerate businesses that do good – digital inclusion, education, e-learning, employment, environment, health and social innovation. This is by no means an exhaustive list of possible categories; we are looking for anything that supports and improves people’s lives, communities or society as a whole.

Wayra United Kingdom in numbers.






Working with Telefónica



Raised In The Last 6 Months



and Coaches



in our founder's network



Held in Wayra London

Wayra United Kingdom Staff
Gary Stewart

Wayra UK & Wayra UnLtd

Stuart Griffin

Head of Legal - Wayra UK & Wayra UnLtd

Marcus Trotter

Acceleration Manager

David de San Benito

Head of Wayra UnLtd

Abby Barton

Head of Telefonica Business Development

Sonia Sanchez-Gomez

Head of Events, Communications and Partnerships

Reijo Pold

Events & Communications Manager

Where we are

2-10 Capper St London WC1E 6JA

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2-10 Capper St London WC1E 6JA

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