THRIVE VIII Accelerator Program 2022 for early to growth-stage startups

Application Deadline: November 5th 2021

The THRIVE Accelerator supports seed stage startups from all areas of the value chain whose technologies drive us towards a more efficient, sustainable, and secure agriculture future.

The selected companies 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 and culminates in June at Demo Day at the Forbes AgTech Summit.

Accelerator Benefits

ACCESS TO CORPORATES


We will connect you with Corporate Partners from our high profile network, for technology validation, adoption and potential investment opportunities.

ACCESS TO FARMERS


Through our extensive partner network inclusive of over 6000+ farmers, growers, and agriculture partners, we provide startups with opportunities to conduct active field trials.

ACCESS TO INVESTMENT


We will invest $100K in your startup ($50K cash, $50K in program value), with the opportunity for additional follow-on investment.

AWARD-WINNING PROGRAM


Participation in our award-winning program will validate your startup to potential investors and give you access to THRIVE’s ecosystem, network, customers, and investment in addition to significant perks from network partners IBM, STRIPE, Hubspot, Zendesk, AWS, Zenefits and Carta.

EXPERT MENTORSHIP


You will have access to expert mentors & advisors as well as access to our extensive global entrepreneur 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.

TECHNOLOGY CATEGORIES

THRIVE Accelerator looks for early to growth stage startups with technologies focused in the following areas:

Big Data & Predictive Analytics

Supply Chain Management AND Traceability

Biotechnology

Robotics & Automation

Indoor Farming

Innovative Food

Farm Management Software, Sensing, and IOT

Animal Health & Livestock

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the THRIVE Accelerator Program

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