Finalists for Thrive Accelerator Compete for $5 Million in Funding During the SVG/Forbes Reinventing America AgTech Summit
SALINAS, CA - The top ten finalists from Thrive Accelerator have been chosen, and will present the ideas they hope are worth partaking in $5 million in funding on March 4.
A program for mentorship and investment for technology-enabled startups, Thrive Accelerator is seeking out the next innovative solution to problems the produce and agriculture industries face. Along with the prize funding, the winner will also receive product deployment in or with an agriculture industry leader.
Driven by a partnership between Forbes and SVG Partners, the 10 hopefuls will have an opportunity to present their ideas in a forum at the National Steinbeck Center.
The program finalists are:
California Safe Soil, LLC of Sacramento, CA, USA
- Waste-Food Recycling
GeoVisual Technologies of Boulder, CO, USA
- Drone - (UAVs)
GreenOnyx of Tel Aviv, Israel
- Urban Farming
Harvest Automation of Billerica, MA, USA
- Robotics - Nursery & Field
Innovative Green of Scottsdale, AZ, USA
- Energy - Diesel Fuel Tech
Inteligistics, Inc. of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
- Platform - Cold Supply Chain
Lotpath, Inc. of Fresno, CA, USA
- Mobile - Inspections (consult too)
mOasis, Inc of Union City, CA, USA
- Bio-Tech - Soil Additive for Water
Nuritas of Dublin, Ireland
- Bio-Tech - Bioactive Peptides
UrbanFarmers AG of Zürich, Switzerland
- Urban Farming
The overall winner will be announced in July at the Forbes Reinventing America: The AgTech Summit.