The 13 Finalists, 4 from United States, 3 from Canada, 3 from Australia and one each from Portugal, India and Chile, will kick off their 4-month Accelerator Program with a one week immersive Seed Camp in Salinas and Silicon Valley this week. Startups will get the opportunity to meet with many of SVG-THRIVE’s Corporate Partners, tour Driscoll Berries, Taylor Farms and Yamaha Motor Ventures and attend workshops and networking events. The Accelerator Program culminates with a pitch at the renowned Forbes Agtech Summit in Salinas in June and the winner is awarded up to $200k in follow on investment and the opportunity to present at Forbes 30 under 30.
About SVG Ventures-THRIVE Innovation Platform
SVG Ventures-THRIVE is the leading AgriFood innovation ecosystem, comprised of top agriculture, food & technology corporations, universities, and investors. With a community of over 2,500 startups from 90 countries, the THRIVE platform invests, accelerates and creates unparalleled access for entrepreneurs to scale globally to solve the biggest challenges facing the food and agriculture industries. THRIVE’s corporate innovation program is focused on connecting their corporate partners with emerging technologies and startups that will make the most significant impact in their organizations. AgFunder recognizes SVG Ventures-THRIVE as the “Most Valuable AgriFood Platform in the World.” For more information, please visit www.thriveagrifood.com and review the SVG Ventures Press Kit.