Koch Agronomic Services is collaborating with SVG Ventures Thrive to improve nutrient efficiency, utilization, and uptake.
According to Steve Coulter, senior vice president of Koch, Thrive offers a capability and reach within the crop nutrient space “that will help accelerate our strategy of identifying new technologies in order to create long-term value for our retail customers and growers.”
The agreement will allow Koch to leverage Thrive's expanded corporate innovation platform capabilities to apply industry-focused, venture capital deal flow, processes, and analysis to navigate the flood of novel crop nutrition solutions emerging globally.
“Our engagement with Koch Agronomic Services focuses on identifying start-ups that are ready for scale and commercial impact,” said John Hartnett, founder, and CEO, SVG Ventures|Thrive. “By connecting Koch to start-ups, we can identify companies that align with Koch’s goals and increase investment flow.”
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