The THRIVE Australia Challenge solves problems of the Australian agrifood industry, accelerates the development of the ecosystem, and selects the best startups and scaleups for investment and global recognition.
AgUnity is a tech startup with the ambition to be the digital services platform for the world’s 2-billion unbanked ‘Last Mile’ communities.
Ceres Tag is one of the world's most comprehensive animal monitoring platform companies spanning livestock, wildlife and companion animals.
DataFarming aims to reduce crop variability by empowering farmers and agronomists to adopt digital agronomy. We will become the worlds most widely used precision ag software.
Geora is connecting the world’s least digitised industry, with a platform that links farmers with digital economies globally.
Hillridge helps protect farmers against the financial impact of extreme weather on their crops or livestock.
Laconik uses data science to make a recommendation for a farmer on where and how much fertiliser to apply to maximise profit.
Food needs to be produced abundantly, with a lower environmental footprint. How can this be done without it being a tax on farmers? ProAgni is solving this problem
With a unique combo of sensors and analytics, Rubens is the quality and provenance intelligence system for the fresh food supply chain.
SWAN Systems is a precision water and nutrient management platform that enables irrigators to improve yield whilst conserving resources.
Transpirational is developing a sprayable, biodegradable polymer membrane to increase water savings in crop production, whilst removing the environmental and financial burden of plastic mulch films.
Thinkbio provides growers with solutions to improve the sustainable production of food and fibre without compromising yield.
Minister for Agriculture,
Member for Northern Victoria
Executive Director Growth
The winner will receive the THRIVE Australia Challenge Award and advance to the finals of the global THRIVE Accelerator Program with an opportunity to be selected for the THRIVE VII Cohort in Silicon Valley, CA.
Benefits for Entrepreneurs
How to engage
Headline Partners are looking to be the key sponsors and supporters of the Challenge—spotlighting early-stage startups that solve local or global agrifood tech challenges while getting visibility from the global innovation ecosystem.
Challenge Partners are looking to support the regional challenge, highlight the best startups in the region, and collaborate with key innovation leaders in the agrifood space.
Startup Partners are interested in supporting the challenge winner while getting visibility in the region and globally through our community of over 18k startups, scaleups, corporations, and investors in agrifood tech.
Co-Marketing Partners have an extensive network of agrifood innovators in the region and are interested in getting visibility within our community of over 18k startups, scaleups, corporations, and investors in agrifood tech, while supporting the communication of the Challenge.