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SVG Ventures|THRIVE Announces Global Impact Challenge Finalists!

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Winners in four agrifood categories — soil health and biodiversity, increasing food security, reducing and offsetting emissions & water management & quality — will be announced on Nov. 2 at the THRIVE Global Impact Summit.

29 September 2023, US: SVG Ventures|THRIVE, a global agrifood investment and innovation platform today announced the 25 finalists selected to compete in their 2023 Global Impact Challenge. The challenge is a global search for the most innovative startups advancing a more sustainable future for agriculture.

Selected from a pool of over 900 applicants from across 87 countries, the 25 startups- 10 from the US, 3 from Australia, 2 from Canada, 2 from Israel, and one each from Spain, New Zealand, India, Brazil, Poland, Japan, Nigeria and the United Kingdom will attend the THRIVE Global Impact Summit in Silicon Valley on November 2 where they will vie for top honors and recognition.

“Our selected finalists epitomize the forefront of agritech innovation in the global startup arena, presenting solutions with the potential to transform agriculture on a global scale” commented John Hartnett, Founder and CEO, SVG Ventures|THRIVE.

Centered on four key themes, aligned with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, the challenge aims to support the transition to net-zero by addressing the crucial areas of:

  1. Soil Health and Biodiversity
  2. Increasing Food Security and Waste Reduction
  3. Reducing and Offsetting GHG Emissions
  4. Water Management and Quality

A distinguished panel of over 40 industry experts from THRIVE’s extensive global network participated in the evaluation and selection process.  Finalist companies selected:

Soil Health & Biodiversity:
AgrologyCrobio LtdPairTreeFICOSTERRASolena AgInstacrops

Increasing Food Security and Waste Reduction:
Ac-Planta Inc.AirSmat IncTRIC Robotics Inc.Birdsol Pty LtdKrilltechLiVA bio

Reducing and Offsetting GHG Emissions:
Carba, Inc.Circularity2, LLCGreenPod Labs, LabbyUCROP.IT LLC

Water Management and Quality:
AquacyclAutonomous PivotH+H LABS PSALivestock Water RecyclingNanobubble AgritechPermalutionSWAN Systems

The THRIVE Global Impact Summit offers invaluable networking opportunities, insightful panel discussions, and inspiring keynote addresses from prominent industry leaders focused on groundbreaking innovations and their global impact.

Summit partners include ICL PlanetBayerBASFDriscoll’sAlberta InnovatesUnited Farmers of Alberta CooperativeKoch and Microsoft.  

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