Íope is the investment vehicle of Wayra and Telefónica Insurance to invest in InsurTech startups

An initiative to boost a sector

After 12 years helping to build the startup ecosystem in Spain, Europe and Latam, Wayra goes a step further and together with Telefónica Insurance launches Íope Ventures, an investment vehicle specialized in insurtech and fintech.

Our goal is to bring innovation to Telefónica Insurance's customers, as part of our Telefónica's Open Innovation Strategy.

How we invest

We make direct investments in B2B startups with the potential to transform the insurance sector and help Telefónica Insurance in attracting innovation. We look for technological projects, with disruptive business models and solutions that drive the digitalization of the sector.

Investment Thesis

We provide tickets of up to €350.000 in capital though direct investment in startups in scaling stages. In addition to investment, our value proposition also involves direct contact of the startups with the Telefónica Insurance and Wayra team to assess potential business opportunities.

We focus on B2B startups, mainly technology enablers that can improve insurance processes along all the customer journey, from the contracting of the policy to the management of a claim

Verticals we focus on

We focus on B2B startups, primarily technology enablers that can improve processes from policy underwriting to claims management.


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