Accelerating growth: Three entrepreneurs share their experiences


For entrepreneurs considering applying to an accelerator programme, what better than to hear from founders who have been there, done that.

In his most recent Forbes column, Entrepreneurs Network director Philip Salter speaks to three entrepreneurs who’ve gone through Telefonica’s Wayra retail accelerator in London. Chris McCullogh (co-founder, RotaGeek), Imogen Wethered (co-founder, Qudini) and Ben Brown (founder, Shopwave).

McCullogh went through Wayra in 2014 and says the experience with helping him transform his business. Wethered credits Wayra with helping Qudini generate long-lasting relationship and a network that opened up new opportunities. For Brown, Wayra was not his first accelerator: he previously went through Seedcamp with VouChaCha, which he exited to Monetise.

Read the article in full here.