Call for Applications: THRIVE Global Impact Challenge for Innovative Startups in Agriculture


The THRIVE Global Impact Challenge is a global search for the most innovative startups who are advancing a more sustainable future for agriculture.

Aligned with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, the Global Impact Challenge is focused on three key themes each one central to supporting the transition to a net-zero future for agriculture.

Challenge Themes

(1) Reducing and offsetting emissions

  • Carbon sequestration
  • Carbon measurement
  • Carbon markets
  • Reducing animal emissions and animal cruelty
  • Robotics & automation
  • On-farm emissions reduction

(2) Soil health & Biodiversity

  • Regenerative agriculture
  • Ag biotechnology
  • Alternative fertilizers
  • Alternative pesticides & herbicides
  • Crop nutrition & novel inputs
  • Biostimulants
  • Water management

(3) Increasing food security

  • Alternative proteins
  • Food loss prevention
  • Circular economy
  • Indoor farming
  • Supply chain solutions
  • Packaging
  • Functional Ingredients


  • The Winning company receives the THRIVE Global Impact Challenge Award and a place on the award-winning THRIVE Global Accelerator Program in Silicon Valley. In addition the winner will also receive:
  • Investment from SVG Ventures
  • Silicon Valley Startup Bootcamp in the Summer of 2023 for two founders, hosted by THRIVE ($15k USD value)
  • Automatic acceptance as a Samsung XTC Finalist
  • Impact strategy program with Imagine Impact (Specialist Impact Consultants) Sponsored by ICL

Apply HERE

Deadline – August 26, 2022 


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