THRIVE Global Initiative


December 2, 2021

Register to attend THRIVE LATAM Challenge

Congratulations to our LATAM Challenge Winners

THRIVE LATAM Challenge Award
Choice Award
Founder Award

Supporting Partners

What is it?

The THRIVE LATAM Challenge solves problems in the LATAM agrifood industry, accelerates the development of the ecosystem, and selects the best startups and scaleups for investment and global recognition.


Startups should be Seed to Series A with technologies focused in the following areas


DeepAgro develops an intelligent weed detection system to perform a selective application of herbicides at any stage of the soybean crop growth—saving up to 70% in agrochemicals.

Wiagro offers real-time monitoring of grains inside silo bags and barges during transport—resulting in more control for producers and less food loss worldwide.

AgTrace is a traceability and food quality company. They connect all the links in the production chain ensuring efficiency, sustainability, and reliable real-time data.

JetBov is helping farmers make data-drive decisions regarding livestock production, develop management processes, and optimize the use of their farms.

Picsel is the first 100% digital crop insurer. Through their white-label platform, farmers can contract crop insurance and monitor and adjust claims.

iFinca eliminates greenwashing claims for all coffee products at market through an advanced digital platform that provides transparency, traceability, and full disclosure.

Cosecha Connect tackles seasonal harvest labor shortages by incorporating traceability and accountability to their job placement platform.

Frontierra utilizes satellite monitoring to analyze and evaluate deforestation, reforestation, and carbon dynamics in agricultural supply chains.

SaveFruit develops postharvest technologies that maintain the freshness and quality of fruits by providing extra protection against fungal and bacterial diseases.

Space AG builds software to help high-value crop farmers increase labor productivity in critical tasks such as harvesting, pruning, and scouting.



Winning Company receives

The winner will receive the THRIVE LATAM Challenge Award and advance to the finals of the global THRIVE Accelerator Program with an opportunity to be selected for the THRIVE VIII Cohort in Silicon Valley, CA.

Benefits for Entrepreneurs


APRIL 2021
June 1, 2021
September 10, 2021
October 2021
December 2, 2021
Register Interest to Compete
Applications Open
Applications Close
Finalist Selection
Pitch Challenge

How to engage

Headline Partner

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.

Program Partner

Challenge Partners are looking to support the regional challenge, highlight the best start-ups in the region, and collaborate with key innovation leaders in the agrifood space.

Supporting Partner

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 Partner

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.

Register to attend the THRIVE LATAM Challenge