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  Applications are currently open for the THRIVE Global Impact Challenge for agriculture startups. If you run a startup that’s addressing pressing concerns in the agriculture space, you may consider entering this competition for a chance to win funding. You could also be given a place in a global startup accelerator, and attend an international impact strategy program.
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The organizers of the THRIVE Global Impact Challenge say that their contest seeks to identify, spotlight, and support startups that are building a sustainable future for agriculture. These startups will be leveraging contemporary technologies and delivering innovative solutions that positively impact the industry, the environment, and the communities they serve.


Winners of the challenge could enjoy these benefits:
  • Get up to $1 million in investment from SVG Ventures
  • Secure a place at the THRIVE Global Accelerator Program in Silicon Valley
  • Get a place at the Silicon Valley Startup Bootcamp to be held in March 2024 (for two founders)
  • Participate in the Impact Strategy Program sponsored by ICL Planet Startup Hub

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This contest is open to startups that meet the following criteria:
  • Must be an early-stage startup at the seed to series A stage
  • Should be active in at least one of these focus areas: soil health and biodiversity, increasing food security, reducing and offsetting Green House Gas (GHG) emissions, and water management and quality
  • Must be able to demonstrate that they have positive climate and environmental impact

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Further Information

  • Applications will remain open until July 28, 2023.
  • Eight finalists will be selected from the pool of entrants. They will attend the THRIVE Global Impact Summit, where they will pitch their solutions to investors, industry leaders, and government officials. This event will take place on November 2, 2023.
If you would like to take part in the THRIVE Global Impact Challenge, you can apply HERE. Featured Image Source: Business Trumpet News
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This article was first published on 29th June 2023


Ikenna Nwachukwu holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He loves to look at the world through multiple lenses- economic, political, religious and philosophical- and to write about what he observes in a witty, yet reflective style.

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