Press Release: JUICEINNOV8 SELECTED INTO TERRA, THE FOOD + AG ACCELERATOR IN SF BAY AREA

San Francisco, Apr 6th,2017- JuiceInnov8 announced that its been selected into the inaugural cohort of startups for Terra, the Food + Ag Tech Accelerator. Founded by Rabobank and RocketSpace, Terra is a first of its kind accelerator program bringing together the industry’s most disruptive startups and progressive corporations to fuel cross-industry innovation and set a new standard for food and agriculture. The cohort - with global representation from across five countries (Canada, Spain, Thailand, UK, USA) and industry sectors - kicks off today on RocketSpace’s tech campus in San Francisco.
 
Unlike traditional accelerators, Terra’s unique consortium model brings together a diverse group of industry leaders - both big and small - to explore and experiment with potential partnerships through a dedicated product validation program. Rabobank and RocketSpace, along with Terra’s corporate collaborators - AgroFresh,  Beta San Miguel, Givaudan, Griffith Foods,  Grupo Azucarero Mexico/CULTIBA and OSI Group - selected JuiceInnov8 from a competitive applicant pool of hundreds of startups from around the world.

Among other benefits, JuiceInnov8 will gain brand exposure and be able to validate its product in collaboration with multiple industry corporations. This non-traditional accelerator model includes pilot testing and is structured to progress beyond a proof of concept to a commercially viable product.

Following the program’s kick off this week, JuiceInnov8 will begin an eight-week tailored curriculum led by industry experts, followed by an eight-week product validation period. During the program, JuiceInnov8 has the unique opportunity to work from RocketSpace’s tech campus in downtown San Francisco, among its curated community of tech startups which has included 18 “unicorns” valued at $1B or more.

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