Apply For The Leading Global AgriFood Accelerator THRIVE By November 20, 2020

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Are you developing an innovative AgTech or FoodTech solution? Then don’t miss your chance to join THRIVE to scale globally & solve the biggest challenges facing the food and agriculture industries. Apply today!

Since 2010 THRIVE by SVG Ventures is the leading global AgriFood investment and innovation platform headquartered in Silicon Valley, and comprised of top agriculture, food & technology corporations, universities, and investors.

With a community of over 5,000 startups from 100 countries, the THRIVE platform invests, accelerates, and creates unparalleled access for entrepreneurs to scale globally to solve the biggest challenges facing the food and agriculture industries.

Accelerator Benefits Spans Access To Corporates, Farmers, Investment

THRIVE is the #1 Agtech Accelerator & the most active AgTech investor in the world. Their team is committed to advancing the future of food and agriculture through innovation. The accelerator provides startups with investment, access to its corporate and farmer network, expert mentorship and advice, and phenomenal exposure through the THRIVE | Forbes Demo Day at the annual Forbes AgTech Summit.

The selected companies that join the THRIVE Accelerator benefit from a 3 month virtual and in-person accelerator program that provides investment, direct access to the largest agriculture companies and farmers located in the Salinas and Central California growing regions, and mentorship from top industry leaders. The program begins in March 2021 and culminates in June 2021 at Demo Day at the Forbes AgTech Summit.

More specifically, THRIVE supports seed-stage startups from all areas of the value chain whose technologies drive the world towards a more efficient, sustainable, and secure agriculture future. This support includes:

Access To Corporates

Connecting you with Corporate Partners from THRIVE’s high profile network, for technology validation, adoption, and potential investment opportunities.

Access To Farmers

Through THRIVE’s extensive partner network inclusive of over 6,000+ farmers, growers, and agriculture partners, the accelerator provides you with opportunities to conduct active field trials.

Access To Investment

THRIVE will invest $75K in your startup ($37,500K cash, $37,500K in program value) for 4% equity, with the opportunity for additional follow-on investment.

Award-Winning Program

Validate your startup to potential investors by your participation in the award-winning program. Propel your business through access to THRIVE’s ecosystem, network, investment, customers, and more.

Expert Mentorship

You will have access to expert mentors & advisors as well as access to an extensive global entrepreneur network. They will include entrepreneurs, investors, and technologists with a breadth of experience building businesses. These mentors are drawn from SVG Ventures’ extensive global network.

Brand Exposure

You will receive a multitude of brand exposure opportunities & the opportunity for global press & media spotlight at Demo Day at the annual Forbes AgTech Summit.

THRIVE is also hosting a series of Regional Challenges in Australia, Africa & Canada. The winner from each of the regional Challenges will advance to the final of the THRIVE Accelerator. Eight companies will be selected for the THRIVE VII Accelerator Cohort.

How & Where To Apply

THRIVE is looking for focused, well-rounded companies with great teams and disruptive ideas with the ability to execute. Team, technology, traction, and total addressable market are key criteria for selection. Other than that, THRIVE is looking for startups in the following focus areas:

  • Big Data & Predictive Analytics
  • Supply Chain Management & Traceability
  • Biotechnology
  • Robotics & Automation
  • Indoor Farming
  • Innovative Food
  • Farm Management Software, Sensing & IoT
  • Animal Health & Livestock

To apply now, visit THRIVE’s website and fill in the application form!




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