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What is it?
The urgency of the climate crisis is more apparent than ever and disruptive innovation is key to creating a more sustainable, prosperous, inclusive, healthy and equitable future.
The THRIVE Global Impact Challenge is a global search for the most innovative startups who are advancing a more sustainable future for agriculture.
Finalists from each theme will advance to the finals and pitch at the THRIVE Global Impact Summit where the overall winner will be announced.
The Winning company receives the THRIVE Global Impact Challenge Award and a place on the award-winning THRIVE Global Accelerator Program in Silicon Valley. In addition the winner will also receive:
THRIVE Global Impact Summit
Experience the pinnacle event of the Global Impact Challenge at the 2023 THRIVE Global Impact Summit. Join us on November 2nd as our challenge finalists pitch their groundbreaking solutions to investors, government officials, and industry leaders.
Immerse yourself in inspiring talks, engaging panels, and networking opportunities with like-minded individuals. Save the date and be a part of this incredible summit shaping the future of innovation.
Meet Our Challenge Finalists
Soil health & Bio-diversity
Increasing food security
Reducing and offsetting GHG emissions
Water management & quality
Applicants should be early-stage startups or entrepreneurs at the seed to Series A stage. We welcome innovative ideas and solutions that have the potential for growth and scalability.
We invite applications from around the world. Entrepreneurs and startups from any country or region are encouraged to apply, as we value diverse perspectives and global collaboration.
Adhesion to Focus Areas:
Applicants should demonstrate a clear alignment with one or more of the above focus areas. Solutions should address the specific challenges within these areas and offer innovative approaches for positive impact.
Proven Climate & Environmental Impact (Preferred):
While not mandatory, we highly value applicants who can demonstrate a proven impact on climate and the environment. This includes showcasing tangible outcomes, data-driven results, or successful implementation of solutions that have positively influenced sustainability, carbon reduction, biodiversity, or other environmental aspects.