Are you passionate about technology? Have you thought about starting your own business? If so, then the Wayra Insight Day is a great opportunity for you!

We are offering travel expenses for this event - please tell us your requirements in your application and we will get back to you!

Wayra UK is a world-leading start-up accelerator programme powered by Telefónica (which operates as O2 in the UK). Since 2012, it has helped more than 150 British and Irish start-ups take their businesses to the next level, helping them raise over $110 million in third-party funding. In addition to its successful London accelerator, Wayra UK runs programmes to encourage start-up development in the Midlands (Birmingham) and the North of England (Oldham). Wayra is in 10 countries and has 11 Academies, or spaces, around the world. Wayra works with start-up companies across the technology sector, including eHealth, EdTech, Security, AdTech and Artificial Intelligence, to name a few.

What will I be doing?

This is a day-long, practical event that will teach you a bit about the early stages of beginning a start-up. At the start of the day, you’ll be given a problem to solve, and by the end of the day, you’ll not only have come up with a solution to the problem, but you’ll be presenting that solution to a panel with your fellow teammates.

By pitching to the panel you will also be in with the chance of taking your project to the next level by receiving Go Think Big funding to get your start up idea off the ground!

Along the way, you’ll meet tech entrepreneurs, learn what skills you might need to start your own technology start-up and you’ll have the chance to get creative and think critically.

Who Should Apply?

The Wayra Insight Day is a great opportunity for young people interested in technology and entrepreneurship to learn about the exciting and challenging process of starting your own business. It’ll also be a chance to meet people who have started their own start-ups, and to meet other likeminded young people who are passionate about tech.


Date: Wednesday 2nd August 2017

Time: 09:30am – 5:00pm

Location: Open Future_ North, 38-44 Yorkshire Street, Oldham, OL1 1SE

If you are not local to Oldham, Go Think Big are happy to pay for any travel expenses to help you get there! Just tell us your requirements by adding details in your cover letter.

Lunch will be provided at this event. Apply now as spaces are limited!


 Check out the 8 things startup founders wish they’d known sooner!

Go Think Big has signed up to our GoThinkBig Manifesto, download it here