Wayra connects Telefónica with disruptors.
Our aim is to scale your business and our own.

We work with start-ups to offer innovative solutions to Telefónica's customers.

We offer unparalleled access to 350 million customers and clients in multiple countries. We are a unique and effective interface between entrepreneurs on the one hand and our network of corporates, governments and other partners in the 15 countries in which Telefónica operates.

Wayra UK

We are committed partners. Over the last seven years, we have invested and supported 188 companies to help scale the global start-up ecosystem. We have invested cash and business development support throughout the world, and have created seven hubs that offer our start-ups unique access to heads of state, corporate leaders, investors, serial entrepreneurs and even royalty.

We are a global team of tech lovers and start-up enthusiasts seeking new opportunities for our entrepreneurs and businesses.

Bruno Moraes

Country Manager

Victoria Navazo

Financial and Portfolio Controller

Patricia Nicola

Head of Venture Development & Partnerships

Poppy Dowell

Head of 5G Acceleration

Gela de Rato

Head of Global Business Development

Maddie Rippon

General Counsel

Sandeep Raithatha

Head of Wayra Engagement, O2

Remus Rădvan

Head of Scouting and VC Ecosystem

Lucy Russo

Programme Manager, London & Health Hub

Margaret Sheyindemi

Investor Relations Manager

Calum Ducat

Events Manager

Jamie Griffin

Comms Manager & Community Engagement Lead

Diana Spehar

Programme Manager, NCSC Cyber Accelerator

Hilina Risom

5PRING Programme Manager

Jack Linnett

Wayra Engagement Lead, O2

Sandra Cruz

Office Manager & PA to Country Manager

Thomas Bastien

Programme Manager, Intelligent Mobility Accelerator

Nicholas Duncan

Scouting Associate

Antonio Navarro

Finance Intern

Daniel Syed

Venture Research Lead

Tanya Tapfuma

Marketing Team Intern

Pelumi Ogunrinola

Marketing Team Intern

Wayra Hubs

In the UK, Wayra is based in the country's most important innovation hub, located in London, Milton Keynes and Oldham.
At our space you will find the most interesting events about entrepreneurship, opportunities to take your startup to the next level next to the key entrepreneurs of the ecosystem and learn about the most disruptive technologies.

The Wayra Call

London Office
Wayra UK 20 Air Street
London W1B 5AN

Intelligent Mobility

Milton Keynes Office
Wayra UK The Pinnacle, 170 Midsummer Boulevard
Milton Keynes MK9 1BP

Fair by design

Greater Manchester Office
Wayra UK 38-44 Yorkshire St
Oldham OL1 1SE