African Agri-Food Startups Invited to Apply for THRIVE Global Accelerator Program
African agri-food startups can now apply for the THRIVE Global Accelerator Program, a 12-week program designed to support seed through Series A companies and prepare them for growth and scalability.
The program supports companies across the agri-food value chain, with a strong emphasis on companies creating a sustainable future through innovation.
It is a mix of virtual and in-person programming, with four months of virtual training and support followed by two in-person weeks of support and networking.
Selected ventures will gain access to corporates and farmers, as well as investment opportunities, expert mentorship, and brand exposure.
Applications are open until November 10, 2023, and the program will run from March to August 2024.
The THRIVE Global Accelerator Program is a significant development for the African agri-food startup ecosystem.
It provides startups with the resources and support they need to grow and scale their businesses, which can have a major impact on the African economy and food security.
The program’s focus on sustainability is also important, as African agriculture faces a number of challenges, including climate change and land degradation.
Startups that are developing innovative solutions to these challenges can play a vital role in transforming the African agri-food sector.
What are the benefits of the program for startups?
The THRIVE Global Accelerator Program offers a number of benefits for startups, including:
- Access to expert mentorship from experienced entrepreneurs and investors
- Investment opportunities from leading venture capital firms
- Brand exposure through the THRIVE network
Networking opportunities with corporates and farmers
- Virtual and in-person training and support
How can startups apply for the program?
To apply for the THRIVE Global Accelerator Program, startups must complete an online application. The application includes questions about the startup’s business model, team, and impact on the agri-food sector.
The THRIVE Global Accelerator Program is a valuable opportunity for African agri-food startups to access the resources and support they need to grow and scale their businesses.
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