AGRIFOOD TECH
START UPS

From ideation to scaling, THRIVE’s innovation platform supports your agri-food tech business

THRIVE has a full spectrum of programing and resources to support agri-food tech start-ups

Whether you’re an entrepreneur with a transformational idea
or a company in scale-up mode THRIVE has a program to meet your needs.
The THRIVE platform invests, accelerates, and creates unparalleled access for entrepreneurs to scale globally and solve the biggest challenges facing the food and agriculture industries.

Overview
The THRIVE Canada Accelerator supports early-stage agrifood tech startups from across the value chain whose
technologies drive us towards a more efficient, sustainable, and secure agriculture future. Supporting companies across
the agrifood value chain, the THRIVE Canada Accelerator places a strong emphasis on companies creating a sustainable
future through innovation.
WHO SHOULD APPLY
The THRIVE Canada Accelerator program is specifically designed to support Seed to Series A staged companies.
At this stage, companies are past ideation and are at least in the Pre-minimum viable product, prototype in beta or product in market (paying customers) growth stages. This program benefits companies looking to attract both national and international customers.
TIMELINE
Canada thrive Accelerator Program
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 CAD $75k in your startup ($37.5k in program value and $37.5k cash). Winner will have the opportunity for additional follow-on investment up to $250k.

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.
Check out our mentor bank here.

BRAND EXPOSURE

You will receive a multitude of brand exposure opportunities through THRIVE’s extensive global network and press and media spotlight as THRIVE Canada’s inaugural cohort.

OUR PROGRAMS
THRIVE’s innovation platform transforms your idea into a viable high growth business through four unique programs

Ideation & Research Stage

The THRIVE Studio supports researchers as they validate solutions and start a path to commercialization.

Validation Stage

THRIVE Academy program de-risks and validates your idea while preparing for commercialization and investment.

 

Seed to Series A Stage

THRIVE’s Accelerator Programs develop your go-to-market plan and provide access to customers, investment and expert mentorship.

 

Scale-up stage

The THRIVE TOP50 showcases exceptional growth-stage companies who have a product in market and are ready to scale.

 

Register to join the THRIVE Platform

THRIVE is constantly seeking innovative companies with technology solutions that can potentially solve some of the biggest challenges facing the food and agriculture industries. Joining the THRIVE platform puts you on our radar and provides an opportunity for you to be considered for our accelerator programs, investment, THRIVE Navigator and opportunities that may arise with our corporate partners. Simply submit this form to be considered.