Huawei Spark 2020 invites tech-startups to participate in its competition for a chance to enter the Huawei Spark Accelerator programme.

It affords participating startups an opportunity to leverage technology and innovation leadership of Huawei, creating a fully connected and intelligent world.


Each winner will get:

  • Financial and mentoring support
  • Admission to the Huawei Spark Accelerate tier
  • Fast track to SLINGSHOT 2020 for top 100 global startups
  • An invitation to SLINGSHOT virtual gear-up workshops 
  • The top two winners will be fast-tracked to compete as a top 100 Global Startup at SLINGSHOT 2020.


  • Innovative startups with pioneering solutions on 5G, Artificial Intelligence (AI)/Machine Learning (ML) and analytics, Internet of  Things (IoT), Mobile Edge Computing (MEC), and/or mobile and Software as a Service (SaaS) applications.


Startups can fall into any of these categories:

  • 5G applications: a killer application that unlocks the true features and potential of 5G
  • AI/ML and analytics: applications and solutions that have demonstrated significant improvement in productivity and economics with the use of AI and machine learning
  • IoT: With the use of IoT technology, startups should bring to the table devices, connectivity or platform that solves a problem
  • MEC: How does your solution leverage MEC in order to bring benefits to enterprises and consumers?
  • Mobile and SaaS application: digital businesses that leverage mobile and web-based applications.

How to apply

  • Register on the platform and submit a proposal deck of five slides in English addressing the background of your startup, your product, business plan and result to be achieved, resources needed and information on your core team
  • Apply via Huawei Spark 2020 website
  • Interested tech-deep startups should apply on or before Sunday, October 4, 2020.

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