April 11, 2024

EMURGO Partners with Huawei Cloud to Expand the Cardano Network and Scale Web3 Solutions in Asia Pacific



The partnership will bolster Huawei Cloud’s mandate to facilitate digital transformation, and build a secure and premium cloud service for its global clientele 

SINGAPORE, 11 April 2024 EMURGO, a blockchain company that drives Web3 adoption via the Cardano blockchain, today announced a partnership with Huawei Cloud to extend support for a Cardano Validator Node on the Huawei Cloud, further strengthening the Cardano network. As a strategic partner, EMURGO will establish a Cardano Validator Node on Huawei Cloud, bringing Huawei’s cloud infrastructure into Cardano’s open-source public blockchain ecosystem, ultimately driving growth and Web3 adoption in Asia Pacific and Africa. 

Huawei Cloud, the leading cloud service brand under technology giant Huawei, is one of the world’s largest cloud computing companies. Through this partnership, Cardano developers will be able to leverage Huawei Cloud’s expansive network and computing resources to build innovative Web3 solutions within the Cardano blockchain. This collaboration will further enhance the scalability and interoperability of Cardano’s cloud services. Additionally, Cardano will gain access to Huawei’s Marketplace, a platform used by many leading enterprises, expanding the reach of its Web3 capabilities.

This milestone marks the first step towards a larger collaboration between EMURGO and Huawei as the former expands the Cardano ecosystem in major regional economies across Asia Pacific and Africa.  

Celebrating the milestone, EMURGO CEO Ken Kodama said: “We are excited to be partnering with Huawei Cloud, a world-leading cloud stack solution with extensive global reach. Marrying Huawei Cloud’s global network with EMURGO’s role as a gateway to the Cardano ecosystem, one of the most distributed blockchain networks in the industry, this collaboration converges the traction of Huawei Cloud’s trusted cloud technology with Cardano’s network of blockchain developers and Web3 solutions. This partnership represents our shared vision to accelerate Web3 adoption while enabling transparency and trust in the cloud ecosystem. We look forward to working closely with Huawei Cloud to drive mutual growth in Asia Pacific.”

Rex Lei Yang, Managing Director of Huawei Cloud Singapore shared: “At Huawei Cloud, we are on a mission to pursue continuous excellence to bolster our position as a market leader of the cloud ecosystem. We are energised by the opportunity to collaborate with EMURGO which will provide us with access to an expansive network of Web3 developers and innovative solutions on the Cardano blockchain network. This partnership will serve as a springboard for our Web3 services, and will go a long way to future-proof Huawei Cloud’s business in the long run.”

EMURGO is a founding entity of the Cardano blockchain, one of the most distributed blockchains in the industry with more than 3,000 stake pools or validators that secure the Cardano network and provide liquid, delegated staking capabilities for millions of Cardano users. EMURGO has an established network across Africa through the Cardano accelerator, Adaverse, and its regional entity EMURGO Africa, with plans to continuously strengthen its footprint across Asia Pacific beyond its existing presence in Singapore, Indonesia, India, and Japan. Nodes or stake pools in Cardano participate in securing the network with access being permissionless. 


EMURGO is a blockchain technology company and a founding entity of the Cardano blockchain that provides products and services to drive the adoption of Cardano’s Web3 ecosystem. 

Established in 2015 in Japan, EMURGO exists to facilitate commercial growth of the Cardano ecosystem and unlock the full potential of the ecosystem through partnerships, investments, education, and infrastructure development. To connect and learn more, visit https://emurgo.io.

About Huawei Cloud

Founded in 1987, Huawei is a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. We have 207,000 employees and we operate in more than 170 countries and regions, serving more than three billion people around the world.

Our vision and mission are to bring digital to every person, home, and organisation for a fully connected, intelligent world. To this end, we will work towards ubiquitous connectivity and inclusive network access, laying the foundation for an intelligent world; providing diversified computing power where you need it, when you need it, to bring cloud and intelligence to all four corners of the earth; build digital platforms to help all industries and organisations become more agile, efficient, and dynamic; and redefine user experience with AI, making it smarter and more personalised for people in all aspects of their life, whether they’re at home, on the go, in the office, having fun, or working out.  

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