ACCELERATING THE GLOBE’S MOST INNOVATIVE AGRICULTURE TECHNOLOGIES
The THRIVE Accelerator supports seed stage startups from all areas of the value chain whose technologies drive us towards a more efficient, sustainable, and secure agriculture future.
MENTORSHIP AND COACHING
Startups are paired with two mentors focused in technology and horticulture. All mentors can be accessed at our mentor base.
We invest a total of $100K in all of the startups accepted to the accelerator ($50K cash, $50K in program value), with the opportunity for follow-on investment.
SERVICE & PROGRAM
Weekly webinars cover fundamentals like fundraising and go to market, and services include office space, legal services by Orrick, AWS and hubspot.
Networking opportunities at annual events, as well as making individual introductions, we connect startups with our corporate partners interested in testing new technology.
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.
AWARDS & MARKETING
We provide ongoing marketing services to our accelerator companies, host the THRIVE Top 50 awards and honor our startups at the Forbes Agtech Summits with a global audience reach of 115M.
THRIVE Accelerator startups are from all over the globe. The 10 companies selected benefit from a 4 month virtual and in-person accelerator program that provides mentorship from top leaders across industries, direct access to the largest agriculture companies and farmers located in the Salinas and Central California growing regions, and investment. The program begins mid-February and culminates in June at Demo Day at the Forbes AgTech Summit.
THRIVE Accelerator looks for early-growth stage startups with technologies focused in the following areas: