Wayra Argentina seeks startups for IoT, big data, SaaS projects

Bnamericas Published: Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Telefónica's early stage company incubator Wayra is seeking three startups to develop solutions in Argentina for the internet of things, machine to machine communications, big data, software-as-a-service, virtual reality, and home automation.

Applications are open until March 15. Successful applicants will receive mentoring, access to investor networks and the opportunity to generate synergies with Telefónica's operations in different countries.

The program will take place in Wayra's 500m2 HQ in the Palermo district of Buenos Aires and last 12 months.

In its three years of existence Wayra has accelerated 36 startups, which have received a total of US$5.2mn in funding.

Wayra falls under Telefónica's Open Future entrepreneurship program that seeks to detect, develop and boost technological talent and entrepreneurship in any of its phases.

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