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About the program WARP Future Communication can bring your communication service to the next level within just a few months, with the support of the strong partners: Nokia and hub:raum powered by Deutsche Telekom.

WARP Future Communication is a program organized jointly by Nokia and hub:raum powered by Deutsche Telekom. Our aim is to develop communication services for our customers all around Europe – to make their lives easier and simpler.

The program provides a mixture of all the tools and resources start-ups need to develop, scale and commercialize their service, including both technical and business support.

We call it “the triangle of power” as each of the partners will contribute with their core competencies: Nokia, which offers the technical platform, Deutsche Telekom, which offers the distribution channel and hub:raum which provides the know-how and tools necessary to build, test, scale and commercialise the products.

Thanks to the joint actions you get the unique possibility to accelerate your business in just a few months and go to market.
What we are looking for? We are looking for start-ups with business ideas, which innovates or better revolutionizes the way people communicate with each other. Possible use cases might be in the following areas:
  • speech recognition,
  • parental control,
  • artificial intelligence (AI),
  • voice based messaging,
  • digital life,
  • generally enriched voice and video communication experience.
Those are just examples! Feel free to be creative and surprise us with your solution, which can change the way we communicate.

It is desired that your service will be able to run in our environment, preferably based on Nokia TAS platform (a Telekom Application Server). Your project is running already on another platform, we will work with you on moving this to our platforms.

If you are not familiar with Nokia TAS platform, you will find some helpful information by pressing the button NOKIA TAS below: Nokia TAS So, what are you waiting for... apply now! The deadline for the application is April 30th 2017.
Timeline
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End of February
Start
Mobile World
Congress
Claudia Nemat (Deutsche Telekom’s Board of Innovation) announces the program during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
March & April
Application
phase
We provide you relevant and detailed information about the Telekom Application Server (such as Webinars, white papers…) so you can check whether your solution fits to the program.
Impress us with your solution. Don’t forget to apply. Deadline: 30.04
May
Selection
phase
This is the time for our team of experts to evaluate your ideas. We may contact you directly in case of we require more details.
Beginning of June
Getting started
Final announcement –keep fingers crossed to be accepted. And then: lay back and relax. We organize logistics for you.
Mid of June
1.
Sprint
It’s time to review and evaluate your business during a “personal meeting” in hub:raum Cracow. Yes, you are right: on the meeting our experts decide to go further with only maximum 8 startups (out of up to 12 participating in the meeting).
End of June
2.
Sprint
It’s time to establish a cooperation roadmap with you: technical on boarding, first business deeper sessions, mentors and experts matching.
End November
/ Beginning of
December
Remote
Work
Case by case individual work with Nokia and DT business partners and units, assigned mentors and experts. It’s time for development, first pilots and iterations with customers. Go out of the building and verify your solution on the market.
End of December
Ready to go
on the
market
Ultimate Goal: Let’s sell your product to the customers and earn some money. IMPORTANT: you have to be extraordinary good to enter this stage!
Partners
Nokia is a global leader in creating the technologies at the heart of our connected world. Powered by the research and innovation of Nokia Bell Labs, we serve communications service providers, governments, large enterprises and consumers, with the industry’s most complete, end-to-end portfolio of products, services and licensing. From the enabling infrastructure for 5G and the Internet of Things, to emerging applications in virtual reality and digital health, we are shaping the future of technology to transform the human experience. A truly global company, we are 160 nationalities working in more than 100 countries.
Organization team
Frank Ostrowski Global Account Manager
Malgorzata Blasiak Lead Account Manager
Customer Team DT PL
Piotr Gettlich End-to-End Technology Consultant
for Deutsche Telekom Group
Harry Kaib Head of Customer Marketing
for Deutsche Telekom Group
Daniel Bedekovich Open API Technology Evangelist
Alican Gultekin Open API Technical Lead
hub:raum, the incubator of Deutsche Telekom, offers various programs and formats that aim to create business opportunities between the startup eco-system and Deutsche Telekom. In addition hub:raum selectively invests in early-stage startups that have a strategic fit to Deutsche Telekom’s business and innovation priorities.
Organization team
Jakub Probola Head of hub:raum Krakow
and Managing Director
Axel Menneking Head of hub:raum Berlin
and Managing Director
Lukasz Ciesla Operations / Program Manager
Agnieszka Hopcias Community Manager
Holger Sbrzesny Senior Key Relationship Manager
Monika Jablonowski Start up! Trainee
Organization team
Frank Ostrowski Global Account Manager
Malgorzata Blasiak Lead Account Manager
Customer Team DT PL
Piotr Gettlich End-to-End Technology Consultant
for Deutsche Telekom Group
Harry Kaib Head of Customer Marketing
for Deutsche Telekom Group
Daniel Bedekovich Open API Technology Evangelist
Alican Gultekin Open API Technical Lead
Jakub Probola Head of hub:raum Krakow
and Managing Director
Axel Menneking Head of hub:raum Berlin
and Managing Director
Lukasz Ciesla Operations / Program Manager
Agnieszka Hopcias Community Manager
Holger Sbrzesny Senior Key Relationship Manager
Monika Jablonowski Start up! Trainee
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