SVG Ventures | Thrive, Silicon Valley, California, named 10 global startups selected to join the eighth cohort, Thrive VIII, of its accelerator program.
The 10 companies were selected from an applicant pool of more than 800 startups from across 78 countries. The selection process, conducted in collaboration with Thrive’s corporate partners, focused on startups’ potential impact on sustainability as well as commercial success.
The Thrive Accelerator Program combines an intensive startup curriculum with access to a multitude of resources including investment, access to corporates and investors and tailored mentorship from industry experts within Thrive’s network.
To date, Thrive has graduated a total of 83 startups through its award-winning program and these startups have created more than $1 billion in value. The program has been acknowledged as the No. 1 AgTech Accelerator by AgFunder and SVG Ventures has been recognized by Crunchbase as the Most Active AgTech Investor.
The 10 finalists, four from the U.S. and one each from Hungary, Ireland, Luxembourg, Peru, Sweden and the U.K., will kick off their three-month accelerator program this month with an in-person seed camp in Silicon Valley and attendance at the World Agri-Tech Summit.
“Thrive VIII brings together a unique group of companies that are solving some of agricultures largest challenges. With support from our ecosystem, these companies can have a significant impact in the future,” says Evan Cohen, Thrive’s accelerator manager. “Thrive VIII will set these companies up for commercialization on a larger scale and we are thrilled to help them achieve that.”
The Thrive VIII Cohort is comprised of the following startups:
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