THRIVE 2015 - 2016 Timeline


THRIVE 2015 - 2016 detailed timeline

  • July 9th 2015 / Website Opens for 2015-2016 Applications
  • July 2015 - January 31st 2016  / Company Evaluations (all companies)
  • March 23rd 2016 / Seed Day – One day Pitch sessions – Finalist Chosen
  • April 6th – May 23rd 2016 / 8 week Finalist Program
  • July 13-14th 2016  /Demo day - Top winning companies get to participate and feature at Forbes AgTech Summit

THRIVE 2016: 8-Week Acceleration Program

  • Week 1:  Induction – Program Overview – Mentor Engagement
  • Week 2:  Leadership Talk – Meet the Industry Experts – Discuss AgTech and/or FoodTech Challenges
  • Week 3:  Pitch Camp – Learn Best Pitch Approaches  – Feedback
  • Week 4:  Mentor Engagement – Meet the Mentors  – Review Strategy  – Determine Approach
  • Week 5:  Field Day – Trip to Appropriate Customer/operation & Service Organizations
  • Week 6:  Mentor Engagement – Review Progress  – Begin Preparations for Demo Day
  • Week 7:  Prep Week – Final Preparations for Demo Day
  • Week 8:  Demo Day – Pitch and meet investors/Customers