The THRIVE ACCELERATOR is an agric program aims to offer supports to any seed or growth stage startups within the agriculture value chain that has developed technologies to help tackle issues and solve noticeable problems for a secure and sustainable agriculture sector.
THRIVE Accelerator is available to startups all around the globe.
The selected startups will 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. This program will begin in March and come to an end in June at Demo Day at the Forbes AgTech Summit.
At the end of the Application Stage, 10 Companies are expected to emerge and participate in the Accelerator Program for 3 months with the assurance of up to $100,000 investment, 5% Equity and extra $1M in Follow On Investment.
Benefits Of The Accelerator Program
- Access To Corporates
We will connect you with Corporate Partners from our high profile network, for technology validation, adoption and potential investment opportunities.
- 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.
- Expert Mentorship
You will have access to expert mentors & advisors as well as access to our extensive global entrepreneur network.
- 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.
- 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.
- Access To Investment
We will invest $100K in your startup ($50K cash, $50K in program value), with the opportunity for additional follow-on investment.
Interested Startups Must Come From The Following Categories
- Animal Health & Livestock
- Farm Management Software, Sensing, and IOT
- Innovative Food
- Indoor Farming
- Big Data & Predictive Analytics
- Supply Chain Management AND Traceability
- Robotics & Automation
Application For the THRIVE Accelerator opens Sept 3th 2021 and the Deadline For Application is NOV 5, 2021