Huawei Spark Ignite 2021 - Thailand Startup Competition

Fire up your startup and take it to new heights with Huawei!

 

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Huawei is calling on Tech startups across Thailand to join this competition for a chance to enter the Huawei Spark Accelerator program to power your startup with financial, go-to-market, mentoring and networking support, and more.

We are looking for innovative startups with pioneering tech solutions in Financial Services & Insurance, Healthcare, Education, Telecommunications, eCommerce/Internet, Media & Gaming, and Mobile Application.

If you are looking to further expand your startup in Thailand, this is the perfect opportunity for you! Leverage technological and innovation leadership with Huawei to POWER DIGITAL THAILAND!

*Startups that are already a part of the Spark cohort, or startups currently part of Huawei’s partner network are not eligible to compete

Fields of Interest

 

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Financial Services & Insurance

Innovative integration of technology in the financial and insurance sector.

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Healthcare Technology

Technologies that revolutionize how healthcare is provided, improving the lives of patients and providers.

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Education Technology

Digital solutions that enhance educational services, transforming how knowledge is shared and received.

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Telecommunications

Products or services that will transform how we can communicate.

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eCommerce/Internet

Technologies in the ecommerce space or that utilize the internet to provide groundbreaking products and services.

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Media & Gaming

New technologies that can disrupt the burgeoning media & gaming industry, bringing new experiences to users.

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Mobile Application

A “killer” application that unlocks the true features and potential of 5G, e.g. mMTC, URLLC, eMBB.

Timeline

  • Application

    May 20 - Jul 31

    Register and submit your Startup Pitch Deck!

  • Shortlisting #1

    Aug 1 - Aug 13

    The top 20 startups will be shortlisted.

  • Mentoring

    Aug 14 - Aug 27

    The top 20 will be mentored by Huawei to develop their product concept and improve/practice their pitch.

  • Shortlisting #2

    Aug 28 - Sep 3

    The top 10 startups will be shortlisted.

  • Final Event

    September

    Finalists to pitch live in front of Spark Competition Jury Panel.

Prizes & Incentives

 
 
Submit your proposals for the chance to be rewarded by Huawei:

For the Top Winner:
 
  • USD 125K Cloud Credits
  • Admission to the Huawei Spark Program, in the “Accelerate” Tier
  • Admission to Huawei Spark Fire
  • Admission to Spark Go-China program

For the 2nd to 3rd Place:
 
  • USD 80K Cloud Credits
  • Admission to the Huawei Spark Program “Accelerate” Tier
  • Admission to Spark Go-China Program

For the 4th to 5th Place:
 

For the 6th to 10th Place:
 
  • USD 5K Cloud Credits

Mobile App Track:
 
  • Top 2 Winners: USD 50K worth of Go-To-Market resources and support
  • 3rd: USD 25K worth of Go-To-Market resources and support
  • 4th & 5th: USD 10K worth of Go-To-Market resources and support
  • The Top 5 will be shortlisted and fast-tracked to AppsUP 2021
  • Access to 5-week structured programming academy
  • 1 year's access to Huawei Mobile Innovation - DIGIX Lab's offline space and online resources

Mentorship Opportunities
 
  • One-to-one pre-competition mentorship session with Huawei mentors for Top 20 selected startups
  • Opportunity to be coached by spark Advisory Council, comprising of 20 C-level industry leaders

TusPark WHA will offer the following rewards for Top 10 selected startups:
 
  • Ranked 1st to 3rd:
    • Independent office (2 - 5 people team size), free of charge for 3 months
    • Global marketing promotion and brand exposure opportunity
    • 2-year Eco-membership
  • Ranked 4th to 10th
    • Open office space, free of charge for 3 months
    • 2-year Eco-membership

FINAL Event

 
The Huawei Spark Thailand Final will be a physically held event in the final week of September. However, due to the COVID-19 situation, the Final may be hosted virtually.
 
The Top 5 winners will be admitted to the Huawei Spark program with exclusive mentorship and business development opportunities.