The Ultimate Accelerator Pivot To Collaboration Framework
Helping start-up and business entrepreneurs
in the last two years, Vunk has become the most sought-after entry point to
telecom sector for innovative B2B and B2C start-ups in the region. Vunk was
launched in 2015 as a start-up itself that worked with many aspiring startup
founders, partners, mentors and helped them accelerate their businesses to new
heights. It devised new ways of working and implemented effective strategies
that helped business grow at a steady pace.
Being a Telia Estonia startup lab, Vunk has helped companies partner with Telia to improve their offering and get access to the market. Vunk ran an accelerator for 2 years and has empowered many early stage start-ups to grow and mature.
Thrive In The Long-Term With VUNK
Today, Vunk is open to working with more mature teams to fast track it's collaboration.
VUNK - Call for Collaboration is a natural
next step for us to offer more solid framework for startups to disrupt areas where we need to grow faster than the market. We collaborate on Telia Group level to seek potential on different markets and with Startup Wise Guys and Estonian Business Angels Network to have a clear vision how we can best move fast and succeed in working with startups.
What Vunk Offers?
Collaboration partner - Get a dedicated
contact to search for the best collaboration model, fast track GTM.
Mentoring - Get access to industry experts,
business mentors and key decision-makers.
Market access - Get customer insights and access to Telia’s marketing and sales channels.
Incubation - Get free space in our office
if your team wins.
Funding - Get 5000€ as award money if we enter
Integration - Get integrated with Telia's
API’s (e.g. billing) and infrastructure services.
What is Vunk Collaboration
Vunk Open Call for Collaboration, starts from April and
runs till the end of May. You are welcome to apply through f6s and get in
contact with VUNK team through Skype or meet up at the office to figure out the
possibilities of collaboration in the future.
Next step is the Conceptualisation phase, where Vunk
selects 5-6 teams to come and meet all the needed stakeholders in Estonia. A
work week is held that focuses on finding the start-up with the best validated business case and most motivated team. The goal is to figure out together the possible plans to move forward through collaboration.
After the selection process, on June 15, we announce the teams we'd love to work together with. By then we'll have worked out a proper calendar with common offers on the market; a solid plan for launching
and developing the common MVP etc.
Are You The Start-Up Vunk Is
Vunk is a part of the Telia Group, Telia
Eesti operates in 4 broad fields, namely, mobile, broadband, television and
Under VUNK framework, we are looking
for emerging start-ups and businesses that are being developed in disruptive
ways. Vunk is focusing on 3 broad streams for this season:
IoT (smart cities & B2B
Wellness (big data,
eCommerce (making the most of
customer journeys’ online)
Vunk is looking for teams who have
established their entity and have at least 2 co-founders. If you have already
validated your business idea on the market and looking for opportunities to
grow a leverage on collaboration with us, apply now by filling out the ourapplication.
Being a Telia Estonia startup lab, Vunk has helped companies partner with Telia to improve their offering and get access to the market. Vunk ran an accelerator for 2 years and pivoted to Collaboration framework this Spring.
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