Huawei collaborates with the Ministry of Digital for Economic and Society (MDES) depa and NIA including private partners to set up ‘Spark Ignite 2022 – Thailand Startup Competition’ aiming to enhance and support Thai startup to regional level
Bangkok, 2 August 2022 – Huawei Technologies (Thailand) Co., Ltd. is partnering with the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (MDES), the Digital Economy Promotion Agency (depa) of Thailand, the National Innovation Agency (NIA), KASIKORN Business-Technology Group (KBTG), and Zanroo, to organize ‘Spark Ignite 2022 – Thailand Startup Competition’ in order to enhance and accelerate Thai startups’ innovations to the global market.
As the first partner to support the next generation of startups in Thailand, Huawei has been providing leading ICT technology, capital resources and commercial know-how. Huawei is committed to be a key enabler for Thai startups to grow globally, meanwhile help pushing Thailand to become the ASEAN Digital Hub. Huawei has also partnered with global and local venture capital firms including Vertex Ventures SEA & India, True Incube, Disrupt, Stormbreaker Ventures for funding support to accelerate startup growth.
The ‘Spark Ignite 2022 – Thailand Startup Competition’ launched officially on Monday, August 1, 2022, at the Royal Maneeya Ballroom, M floor, Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel, in order to leverage the growth of Thai start-ups to regional levels and support the digital workforce in Thailand. This year’s edition is calling for a new batch of startups who dare to exceed the boundaries of their perceived limits by partnering with Huawei to help realize their ambitions and surpass their potential. In addition to US$125,000 (4,500,000 baht) Cloud Credits and admission to Huawei’s Spark programs, the Grand Winner will gain the opportunity to work with one of the world's leading technology innovators to bring their products and company to another level, and onward to a global platform. Huawei Spark Ignite was launched in 2020 across Asia-Pacific with the objective to incubate and accelerate domestic deep tech startup growth by providing financial, technical, go-to-market training, mentoring & networking support. Please visit https://www.huaweispark.com/en/challenges/ignite-thailand-2022 for details of the programme.
Source : https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/pr/2359539/huawei-with-partners-to-set-up-spark-ignite-2022-–-thailand-startup-competition