Go Ignite, established in December 2015, is an alliance between hub:raum, Orange Fab, Singtel Innov8 and Telefonica Open Innovation – the innovation arms of Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Singtel Group and Telefonica respectively. It is the first global alliance of its kind in the world and was established to connect the start-up ecosystems across Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.
Go Ignite leverages the collaborations between the telcos and technology partners to help innovative start-ups commercialise and scale across the different regions outside their core markets. In addition, the group provides critical insights into regional landscapes, facilitates introductions with into relevant partners and corresponding business units and offers co-working spaces and facilities in various localities.
As a collective, the Go Ignite alliance has a customer base of over one billion mobile consumer and enterprise customers across five continents.
Private pitch sessions with the four Telecommunication Groups’ Venture Capital teams offering the possibility of receiving investments for your start-up
Exclusive Business Partnership Meetings
Meet with key decision makers within the four Telecommunications Groups offering the possibility for business partnerships to emerge
(Co) Working Spaces
The use of offices, tools and resources from the alliance members in locations where such facilities are available
Business development opportunities in each of the geographies the alliance members operate in. Opportunity to access the alliance’s customer base, which includes both enterprises and consumers and over a billion customers globally
Community and Event Invitations
Participation in the global community of the innovation arms of four leading telcos. Invitation to demo-days the alliance or any member telco participates in
Mentors and Experts
Access to an extensive network of professionals in the entrepreneurship and corporate ecosystems to assist in the development of an idea
Access to an international network of mentors, experts, companies, public entities and investors to accelerate business scalability across multiple regions