THRIVE Global Impact Challenge

THRIVE Global Impact Challenge
THRIVE Global Impact ChallengeWHAT IS IT?

The urgency of the climate crisis is more apparent than ever and disruptive innovation is key to creating a more sustainable, prosperous, inclusive, healthy and equitable future.

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.


  • Soil health & Biodiversity
  • Increasing food security
  • Reducing and offsetting emissions
Startups should be Seed to Series A with technologies focused in the following areas.


Soil health & Biodiversity

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

Increasing food security

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

Reducing and offsetting emissions

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

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