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Are you an innovative startup that wants to scale your solution in the market? We have what you are looking for: Telefónica Activation Programme

This programme offers exclusive and free access to new technologies in the quickest and easiest way: thanks to our APIs and the personalized support of our experts, we will help you to promote your project through Telefónica's different technological platforms at no extra cost. 

In addition, you will be able to enjoy other benefits such as entering our ecosystem, networking with other entrepreneurs, having the opportunity to be invested by Wayra or performing a pilot with big clients of our company.

Find your technology and apply now!

Do you have any questions? Contact us.

How does the Programme work?

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We have professional teams that will help you implement our technologies in your business from the beginning, easily and quickly. In addition, you will receive additional training so you can make the most of the advantages of being part of the programme. Thanks to this, you will be able to reduce your costs while improving the quality of your service. 

Show us your solution and opt for the possibility to perform a pilot with Telefónica's customer portfolio or become one of our business partners.


We will analyze your potential to evaluate an investment opportunity byWayra.


You can enjoy the perks of the Activation Programme getting discounts on various tools and free credits for AWS and GoogleCloud, among others.


Contact one of our hubs and opt to access its facilities if you need it.



“We are receiving great support from the beginning of the project. From funding, to free IoT connectivity and access to Wayra's innovation ecosystem. As a result, we have managed to bring our product to our customers thanks to the support of Telefónica”

Rafael Contreras, President & Founder of Humanox


"Blockchain technology provides a layer of value which suppose an extra certification, since it allows the client to have a greater transparency of our communications with third parties. Applying this technology without having to spend resources on implementation and development has saved us time and costs"

Manuel Moregal, CIO and Co-Founder of Smart Protection


Discover how Blockchain technology works in Telefónica Activation Programme by the hand of Paula Díez (Head of Open APIs Programme) and César Rodríguez (Blockchain Engineer)

What countries can join Telefónica Activation Programme?

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About Us

Connected Open Innovation
unit is a force for transformation that drives open innovation within the new Telefónica.

Our initiatives include Telefónica Activation Programme, Wayra, Open Future, Telefónica Innovation Ventures, Venture Studio and our programme for disseminating talent and ideas in universities in our footprint.

Telefónica is a key player in the global ecosystem of new firms. Our commitment to OpenInnovation is growing year by year and this will not change. We are constantly looking for new companies that have adapted to Telefónica to accelerate their business in areas such as IoT, Cybersecurity, IA, Cloud, Big Data, Blockchain, Video, Connectivity... etc.


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