Vodafone Power Lab is a Portuguese programme, supporting innovation and entrepreneurship by promoting the creation of technological and digital projects. It provides incubation, including: mentoring from Vodafone employees, workshops, training, access to investors and Go-to-Market support. All of which transform ideas into start-ups and helps them to become established in their respective markets through partnerships.
Latest examples of start-ups who are now integrated in the Vodafone product portfolios include:
Cook4Me is an application that provides its users with recipes designed by chefs, nutritionists and home cooks, as well as the ability to order food using technological interfaces. Their service will be integrated soon in the Vodafone IPTV platform.
Rio Mondego is a low cost, IoT solution which monitors the water level of rivers in order to predict and alert for floods. They are exploring commercial opportunities in partnership with Vodafone Enterprise.
Studo is a parental control service developed for Vodafone Set Top Box, which encourages young students to do homework before having access to their favourite TV channels.
Inviita is a mobile app guide for locals and travellers to explore cities based on real time feelings. Having won BIG Smart Cities and after an incubation period, they launched their app with supported access to Vodafone’s customer base. This included SMS & Push Campaigns, Website presence, Social Media Posts and Press releases.