With the emerging opportunities built upon the 5G network, the Alliance has switched its focus to emerging innovative startups leveraging the new technology which enables lower latency, network slicing abilities and increased bandwidth. As the fifth generation mobile network is expected to change the globe’s way of living, the Alliance is conducting an open call which will provide selected startups with the opportunity to present their solution at the 5G Summit in front of senior executives of each of the Go Ignite alliance members. This is an exceptional opportunity for partnership with the Alliance members and invaluable exposure to various ecosystems.
To be eligible for this open call the start-ups solution must simply leverage the 5G network. Applications for this opportunity will be open from July 22nd 2020 until September 7th 2020, so make sure to apply now! Applications are encouraged to be submitted after these dates for start-ups to reach out to the Alliance for future opportunities.
What Can Start-Ups Get
What can start-ups get
Venture Capital Pitching
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
Alliance Operations Footprint
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 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.