February 21, 2020

AeroFarms Named a THRIVE Top 50 Company

AeroFarms is honored to be featured on THRIVE’s Top 50 List of leading AgTech companies for the third year in a row! AeroFarms, recognized in THRIVE 50’s Next Generation Farms category, continues our mission to grow the best plants possible for the betterment of humanity through continual innovation. More information below from the SVG-THRIVE team. 

Washington DC, February 20–  At the 96th Annual USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum “The Innovation Imperative: Shaping the Future of Agriculture,”, in a fireside chat with Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, John Hartnett, CEO & Founder SVG Ventures announced THRIVE’s highly acclaimed Top 50 listing of growth-stage AgTech and new this year Top 50 FoodTech companies.  This annual ranking showcases the leading global AgTech and FoodTech companies exemplifying the best in agriculture and food-focused innovation. These exceptional companies are pushing the boundaries of innovation and technology.

Top 50 companies are scouted for their exemplary leadership teams, technology, and traction and are selected following months of rigorous research by the SVG-THRIVE team in collaboration with their Corporate Partners. To qualify for a coveted spot on THRIVE’s Top 50 listing a company must have a product in market, have received a minimum of series A funding & be ready to scale. SVG Ventures is delighted to announce that the 2020 THRIVE Top 50 listings will be published by Forbes in the coming weeks and the THRIVE Innovation Summit at Santa Clara University on March 25th will feature pitches from a select group of Top 50 companies.