The most monumental shift in history is taking place now.
By 2050, the population will increase to 10 billion people while the world’s middle class will increase from 1.5 billion to 4.5 billion. To meet future food demands, global production will need to increase by 70%. Applying technology will be the key.
WE Identify, Invest, and AccelerATE TECHNOLOGY IMPACTING AGRICULTURE AND FOOD
Big Data & Analytics
Infrastructure & Supply Chain
Automation & Robotics
Together with its partners, THRIVE AgTech identifies, invests, and accelerates innovations that set standards for the future of food & agriculture.
AgTech Innovation Forum
200 corporates, growers, startups and investors gather to discuss the future of food and agriculture industries. CEO panels highlight innovation strategies and success stories and growth startups present their technologies and share use cases underway.
50 progressive growers come together to discuss what technologies present an opportunity to the sector, as well as how startups and technology companies can better collaborate. An exclusive event of leadership networking, technology presentations, and roundtable discussions.
Seed Camp & Accelerator
10 final startups are invited to pitch in Salinas, CA before THRIVE’s corporate partners. In the next ten weeks, the startup teams work one-on-one with expert technology and horticulture mentors, engage with farmers for deployment opportunities, and undergo business coaching.
Demo Day & Forbes AgTech Summit
After participating in the 10-week accelerator, finalists pitch before an audience of investors, corporates, and THRIVE judges, with three of these companies being honored at the Forbes AgTech Summit. During the summit, startups and corporates partake in panel discussions, demos, and a VIP dinner.