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THRIVE Global Impact Challenge For Innovative Startups

The THRIVE Global Impact Challenge is a global search for the most innovative startups who are advancing a more sustainable future for agriculture.

Aligned with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, the Global Impact Challenge is focused on three key themes each one central to supporting the transition to a net-zero future for agriculture.

  • Soil health & Biodiversity
  • Increasing food security
  • Reducing and offsetting emissions

Benefits

  • Finalists from each theme will advance to the finals and pitch at the THRIVE Sustainability 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:
    • Investment from SVG Ventures
    • Silicon Valley Startup Bootcamp in the Summer of 2023 for two founders, hosted by THRIVE ($15k USD value)
    • Automatic acceptance as a Samsung XTC Finalist
    • Impact strategy program with Imagine Impact (Specialist Impact Consultants) Sponsored by ICL

Eligibility

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

  • Soil health & Biodiversity
    • Regenerative agriculture
    • Ag biotechnology
    • Alternative fertilizers
    • Alternative pesticides & herbicides
    • Crop nutrition & novel inputs
    • Biostimulants
    • Water management.
  • Increasing food security
    • Alternative proteins
    • Food loss prevention
    • Circular economy
    • Indoor farming
    • Supply chain solutions
    • Packaging
    • Functional Ingredients.
  • Reducing and offsetting emissions
    • Carbon sequestration
    • Carbon measurement
    • Carbon markets
    • Reducing animal emissions and animal cruelty
    • Robotics & automation
    • On-farm emissions reduction.

Application

Applications will be accepted until August 26, 2022. Late applications will not be considered.

APPLY HERE

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