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AgBiome Named A 2020 THRIVE Top 50 Growth Stage Company

AgTech Startup Ranking Validates Company’s Vision to Feed The World 

Research Triangle Park, NC (MARCH 26, 2020) -- AgBiome Inc., a leader in developing innovative products from microbes isolated from the soil microbiome, announced for the third year in a row the company has been included in the THRIVE Top 50 Report, an annual ranking of the leading global AgTech companies that exemplify the best in agriculture and food-focused innovation.

To qualify for a spot on THRIVE’s Top 50 listing, a company must have a product in market, have received a minimum of series A funding and be ready to scale. The complete list of this year’s THRIVE Top 50 can be found here

AgBiome is a biotech company harnessing the vast diversity of the microbiome for novel agricultural pest and disease solutions as well as human benefit. AgBiome is leading the way in the next agricultural revolution with the most innovative use of the plant microbiome for identifying and developing genetic traits and biological pesticides.  

“We’re honored to be included with other agtech industry innovators on THRIVE’S list again this year,” said Toni Bucci, COO, AgBiome. “AgBiome continues to expand its capabilities in bringing new products to market and accelerates the strategy of combining biologicals with synthetic chemicals for maximum efficacy and mitigation of pesticide resistance. It’s an exciting time to be in agtech.”

“These exceptional companies are shaping the future of food & agriculture and delivering on the USDA’s ‘Innovation Imperative’ goals of increasing production and reducing the environmental footprint,” said John Hartnett, CEO SVG Ventures-THRIVE.

This year’s annual AgTech Innovation Summit, scheduled for March 25 at Santa Clara University, was postponed due to health concerns surrounding the coronavirus. The THRIVE Top 50 was announced via livestream.

About SVG Ventures-THRIVE Innovation Platform
SVG Ventures-THRIVE is the leading AgriFood innovation ecosystem, comprised of top agriculture, food & technology corporations, universities, and investors. With a community of over 2,500 startups from 90 countries, the THRIVE platform invests, accelerates and creates unparalleled access for entrepreneurs to scale globally to solve the biggest challenges facing the food and agriculture industries. THRIVE’s corporate innovation program is focused on connecting their corporate partners with emerging technologies and startups that will make the most significant impact on their organizations. AgFunder recognizes SVG Ventures-THRIVE as the “Most Valuable AgriFood Platform in the World.” For more information, please visit and review the SVG Ventures Press Kit.

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