ACCELERATE YOUR INNOVATION STRATEGY & PROTECTYOUR BUSINESS FROM DISRUPTION!
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Connect with THRIVE to accelerate your innovation strategy, grow your business and achieve your strategic innovation objectives.

innovation readiness assessment

We identify strengths and gaps in your innovation strategy and structure, taking best practices from the best in the industry and creating a custom roadmap.

STARTUP SCOUTING

THRIVE has a smart database of over 5,000 AgTech companies and a global platform to tap into innovators worldwide.

INNOVATION PIPELINE MANAGEMENT

THRIVE can manage the pipeline of startups coming to you looking for engagement. We can filter the inbound and help focus your time on the highest potential opportunities, aligned to your strategic priorities.

STARTUP DETAILED EVALUATION

Our experience working with startups, allows us to undertake a “startup health check” on startups you are engaging with.

TRIALS PROJECT MANAGEMENT

We can drive both parties to meet deliverables and milestones and bring trials to a successful conclusion and go/no-go decision.

DECISION SUPPORT MANAGEMENT

Our team can drive and manage a process for making go/no-go decisions on startup engagement at all stages of the evaluation process.

RESEARCH & REPORTING

We deliver reports and specific research to our clients as a resource throughout the open innovation process or as a final output.

corporate networking

We facilitate connections between our corporate partners, promoting cross-collaboration and cross learnings through a series of workshops, events, and dinners.

corporate success stories
Taylor Farms

“THRIVE helps bridge the gap between the know-how of Silicon Valley and the application with growers in Salinas Valley and around the world.”

We’re America’s favorite maker of salads and healthy, fresh foods.

corporate success stories
Land O’Lakes

“THRIVE gives us the ability to stay up-to-date with emerging technology trends and investments in agriculture.”

One of America's premier agribusiness and food companies, we develop the products, services, and technology to help farmers and advance agriculture intelligently.

corporate success stories
Valley Irrigation

The worldwide leader in precision irrigation, we offer solutions for conserving water and meeting the growing demand for food.

“Our partnership with THRIVE is creating great value for us and other organizations dedicated to evolving technologies in agriculture. The organizational structure that THRIVE has provided creates not only great collaborations amongst leading industry providers to scale their businesses and relationships, but also provides insight into new AgTech companies that are up and coming.”

corporate success stories
Yamaha Motor Ventures

We exist to accelerate the efforts of teams driving disruptive change.

"THRIVE is a leading brand across the global Agrifood ecosystem. Their thought leadership, partnerships, and portfolio of startups provide significant value."

OVERVIEW
12-month
program

• Subscription model
• Continuous support
• Customized program
• Collaboration with global
corporate leaders in food & agriculture

RESEARCH
& ANALYSIS

• Data & Insights on Emerging
technologies
• Customized Landscape Maps
• Investment trends
identification
• THRIVE Top 50

Showcases &
Workshops

• Customized Startup
Showcases
• Cross-industry workshops
• Participation of farmers,
agrifood producers, and
corporates

Venture/
Accelerator

• Connect, mentor, and
partner with THRIVE
Accelerator startups
• Partner and run trials with
• THRIVE Top 50 scale-ups
• Venture investment
• Venture Studio

Corporate Innovation Program

7-step Open Innovation Process

1
ONBOARDING
2
Define
Strategic
Priorities
3
Explore
& Scout
4
Review &
Select
5
TRIALS
MANAGEMENT
6
STARTUP
EVALUATION
7
IMPLEMENT
INNOVATION
TAILORED

Innovation capabilities, priorities and objectives are assessed at the beginning of the annual cycle, resulting in a customized calendar & activities.

FLEXIBLE

Program starts when it is more convenient to you.

12-MONTH ONGOING SUPPORT

THRIVE will support you throughout your journey by quarterly review calls and in-person meetings.

CROSS-INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Program allows collaboration between corporate partners, which provides insights on best practices and key trends in adjacent industries.

agtech & foodtech
THRIVE TOP 50 Annual Publication on Growth Stage Companies & Investment Trends
CORPORATE PARTNERS

Our Corporate Partners are
leading corporations and some of the biggest names in the industry

 Connect with us to learn more 

Launch your corporate
innovation strategy with THRIVE

Carin Gerhardt

Director of Corporate Innovation