Huawei Spark Ignite 2021 - Global Startup Competition
Fire up your startup and take it to new heights with Huawei!
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Are you DARING enough to push past the boundaries of the status quo and stimulate growth into a brighter future?
Huawei is calling on Startups across the globe to join Huawei Spark 2021 for a chance to enter the Huawei Spark Accelerator program and play a key role in defining the disruptive technologies of tomorrow!
The Top 2 Startups will also be fast-tracked to the SLINGSHOT 2021 - Top 100 global startups as part of the SFF x SWITCH 2021 event.
This year, we have a new track - Mobile Applications - with Huawei AppGallery to discover and nurture innovative mobile apps with high growth potential.
If you have a business entity or clients in the Asia pacific region, and have commercially available services/products in one of the fields below, then Huawei wants to hear from you!
*Startups that are already a part of the Spark cohort, past winners of AppsUP 2020, or startups currently part of Huawei’s partner network are not eligible to compete
Fields of Interest
Financial Services & Insurance
Media & Gaming
May - Aug 18
Register and submit your Startup Pitch Deck!
Aug 19 - Aug 29
The Top 30 startups will be shortlisted.
Aug 30 - Sep 19
An interview with Huawei specialists to take a deep dive into your solution.
Sep 20 - Sep 24
The Top 15 startups will be shortlisted.
Sep 25 - Oct 15
The Top 15 will be mentored by Huawei to develop their product concept and improve/practice their pitch.
The Top 15 will pitch virtually to a Huawei jury panel and the top 5 will be shortlisted.
Top 5 finalists to pitch live in front of a Huawei jury panel
Prizes & Incentives
- USD 125K Cloud Credits
- Admission to the Huawei Spark Program “Accelerate” Tier
- Admission to Huawei Spark Fire
- Admission to Spark Go-China program
- Fundraising Support
- Stand to EACH win a S$30,000 Startup SG grant sponored by Enterprise Singapore. T&Cs apply
- Both winners will be fast-tracked to the Top 100 of SLINGSHOT 2021 powered by Startup SG
- USD 5K Cloud Credits
- 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 expert review stage (2nd phase), having the chance to win from a prize pool of USD200,000.
- Access to 5-week structured programming academy
- 1 year's access to Huawei Mobile Innovation - DIGIX Lab's offline space and online resources
- Opportunity to meet with top tier venture capital firms of Spark VC partners
- 1-on-1 fundraising consultation session (45 minutes) with HKSTP venture. Caveats: pertain to startups who want to expand business into Hong Kong.
- One-to-one pre-competition mentorship session with Huawei mentors for Top 15 selected startups
- Opportunity to be coached by spark Advisory Council, comprising of 20 C-level industry leaders