THRIVE Accelerator is a highly selective mentorship and investment program for technology-enabled startups in areas of AgTech and FoodTech.


Our applicants come from all over the globe.  Selected THRIVE companies will benefit from an 8-week acceleration process based on high-level mentorship, collaboration and direct access to the world’s top fresh agriculture companies in and around Salinas and the central California growing region.

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8 Week Program

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12 companies selected


Weekly Mentor Meetings

Business Strategy Review

Individual Pitch Training

Silicon Valley Access

Networking Sessions

Matchmaking to Deploy Technology

Access to "Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology"


Access to Salinas Valley


We and our network will help selected companies secure funding

either from us or our network


Award at 2016 Forbes AgTech Summit

THRIVE Finalists will receive top recognition through expos and awards at the 2016 Forbes AgTech Summit