THRIVE GLOBAL
SCALEUP PROGRAM

The program for agrifood scaleups
looking to grow and expand globally

Overview
The THRIVE Global Scaleup program is a 6 month award-winning program designed specifically to support venture stage Series A+ companies, preparing them for growth and scalability. Supporting companies across the agrifood value chain, the THRIVE Global Scaleup Program places a strong emphasis on companies creating a sustainable future through innovation.
WHO SHOULD APPLY
The THRIVE Global Scaleup program is specifically designed to support venture stage Series A+ companies.

The THRIVE Global Scaleup program is specifically designed to support venture stage Series A+  stage companies. At this stage, companies are past ideation and are at least in the prototype in beta or product in market (paying customers) growth stages. This program benefits companies looking to attract both national and international customers.

THRIVE has other programs to support earlier stage companies such as the THRIVE Academy and Venture Studio.

TIMELINE

Global Scaleup Benefits
Through the THRIVE program you'll receive the tools and support
to build a company foundation for scalable growth
CORPORATE ENGAGEMENT


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 farmers, growers, and agriculture partners, we provide startups with opportunities to conduct active field trials.

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES


THRIVE will connect you to corporate partners and investors from our network who may pursue investment. Following completion of the program, THRIVE will offer investment to select companies.

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 and Carta.

TARGETED MENTORING


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

BRAND EXPOSURE


You will receive a multitude of brand exposure opportunities through THRIVE’s extensive global network, press and media.

COLLABORATION OPPORTUNITIES


You will have opportunities to meet, collaborate and network with fellow Agri-Food Tech founders from across the world through our, virtual workshops, and in person at our Seed Camp and Demo Days!

ONLINE
RESOURCE PORTAL


You will have access to a comprehensive portal of online resources and e-learning materials to support you throughout the program

FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions

The THRIVE Global Scaleup program is a mix of virtual and in-person programming. There are 12+ weeks of virtual programming for each cohort, in addition to two in-person weeks of connecting with your cohort and networking with our global community. The in person programming will take place during Global X Demo Day in September and the Global Impact Summit week in November.

  • The majority of virtual webinars will be held via Zoom. Upon acceptance into the program, we request full participation in our webinars, events and workshops.
  • Silicon Valley Week is currently scheduled for November 2024 in Silicon Valley, California, in culmination with the annual THRIVE Global Impact Summit. Global X Demo Day is currently scheduled for September 2024. Subsidized travel for program participants traveling from out-of-town are available.
  • The THRIVE Global Scaleup program is dedicated to supporting venture stage Series A+ Agri Food Tech startups. 
  • At this stage, companies are past ideation and are at least in the prototype in beta or product in market (paying customers) growth stages.

No, we don’t require paying customers and your startup can be in the prototype in beta stages. We seek to invest in innovative AgriTech and FoodTech startups that align with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals that can potentially solve some of our biggest challenges facing the food and agriculture industries.

  • Upon review of all Global Scaleup program applications, the top applicants will be invited to Pitch Day, a virtual pitch event judged by the SVG Ventures investment committee and corporate partners. Following that, THRIVE will host interviews with each company that advances to the next round.

Applicants who are not invited to Pitch Day and final interviews will be personally contacted by the THRIVE Global Scaleup program team. Based on your company stage and goals, there are additional opportunities to get involved with the THRIVE Academy or THRIVE Studio 

There is no cost to participate in the THRIVE Global Scaleup program.

Upon acceptance into the THRIVE Global Scaleup program, SVG Ventures will invest $100K in your startup ($50K cash, $50K in program value), with the opportunity for additional follow-on investment.

During virtual programming, there is a 2 to 3-hour weekly commitment featuring:  

  • Weekly workshop or panels
  • Founder stories
  • Connections to mentors throughout the program
  • Monthly coaching calls with the THRIVE Team 

If you have questions that aren’t answered on our FAQ, please email us directly at accelerator@svgventures.com.