CALGARY, AB – (March 5, 2019) LWR has been chosen to present to one of the most dynamic and savvy tech crowds in the world during South by Southwest in Austin, Texas at the Copernicus Project presented by Land O’Lakes. “The solutions to the world’s agriculture problems - environmental and labor constraints, growing populations, climate change insecurity - requires participation from innovators and resources the world over” says Jonathan Hua, THRIVE Accelerator Program Manager. “With the help of our corporate partners, THRIVEX is an incentive competition to help entrepreneurs and innovators from around the world scale breakthrough innovations that advance sustainable, efficient, secure food and agriculture systems.”
The 1.5-hour competition will showcase 5 AgriFood entrepreneurs who will present their ‘Future of Food’ innovations to a live audience and panel of esteemed judges. A grand prize will be awarded to the entrepreneur making the most significant contribution to the advancement of the future of food and agriculture. The winning startup will receive a $100K investment from SVG Ventures and once-in-a-lifetime brand exposure in front of thousands of potential customers, press and media, and influential festival attendees.
View the Official Press Release here.