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Telefonica MarketLink

November 11, 2008



November 11-12, 2008


MarketLink a.k.a. High-Tech Speed Dating:

Marketlink is a FREE program that pairs local companies with multinational corporations hoping to identify and license new technologies. MarketLink brings parties of mutual interest together by orchestrating an event that will offer selected companies the opportunity to present to technology executives from visiting corporations in a personalized 1-on-1 session. There are no barriers to entry – anyone can apply – and no bias – the MarketLink partner corporation will directly review and judge your application. <more>


Who Telefónica is:

Telefónica is a leading private company in the global telecommunications market, with headquarters in Spain; it is listed on the main international stock exchanges. With a presence in 23 countries, Telefónica’s revenue represents an average of 1.5% of the GDP of the economies of the countries where it operates. Over 63% of its earnings (more than 52.9 billion euros in 2007) come from outside Spain. In 2006, the company offered a return of 31.2% to its 1.7 million shareholders. Telefónica employs over 233,000 persons and provides access to more than 218 customers: 160 million mobile phones accesses. 42 million landline telephones accesses. 9.6 million broadband accesses. 1.4 million pay-per-view accesses. In 2006, the operator invested over 4.3 billion euros in R+D+i. <more>


What Telefónica is Looking For:

Telefónica is interested in engaging and partnering with firms that have next-generation or disruptive technologies in the following areas:


  1. Advertising (interative, mobile and focusing on video)
  2. Digital entertainment
  3. Location Based Services
  4. User Generated Content enablers
  5. e-health
  6. Mobile payments


Who Will Be Attending From Telefónica:


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Event Host:


12544 High Bluff Drive, San Diego, CA 92130

Applications will be reviewed and accepted on a first come first serve basis, so apply early. There are up to 16 spots and 4 standby spots available for 45 minute presentation meetings with Telefónica. Applicants will be notified on a rolling basis if accepted, with the deadline for final notification of acceptance on October 28, 2008.

5:00PM PST on October 20, 2008


November 11, 2008
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