Silicon Valley, CA, February 24, 2022-

Semios is proud to be named to SVG Ventures' THRIVE Top 50 annual ranking of the world's leading scaling and visionary agriculture technology companies. With the world's largest Internet-of-things (IoT) network in agriculture, Semios is recognized in the 'Farm Management & Insights' category for its extensive work networking orchards to optimize yield.

SVG Ventures | THRIVE along with media partner Forbes are delighted to announce the release of the 2022 THRIVE TOP 50 AgTech and FoodTech Reports. For the past five years, SVG Ventures has compiled a list of the TOP 50 AgTech and FoodTech growth stage companies. This year’s report highlights the leading AgTech and FoodTech companies across sixteen industry categories with a strong focus on sustainability.

This annual ranking showcases the leading global AgTech and FoodTech companies who exemplify the best in agriculture and food-focused innovation. TOP 50 companies are scouted for their exemplary leadership teams, innovative technologies, investment and traction. 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, and be ready to scale.

New this year is a focus on sustainability. With agriculture playing a pivotal role in progressing global sustainability through innovation, the report highlights 10 sustainable companies based on their environmental impact and effort to form a more sustainable future.

“Today, the world is facing several environmental challenges. Investing in solutions that rethink agriculture and food production systems are key to solving these problems. This year’s list highlights exceptional companies that are shaping the future of food and agriculture through innovation,” said John Hartnett, CEO SVG Ventures|THRIVE.

Recognizing companies across 16 different categories within agriculture and food, the report is the result of six-months of rigorous research and analysis by the SVG Ventures team with input from SVG Ventures corporate partners including Calgary Economic Development, Corteva, CSIRO, Driscolls, E&J Gallo Winery, intel, Extreme Tech Challenge, Forbes, ICL, Kubota, Land O’Lakes, Pork Checkoff, Nutrien, BayWa, Stage1 Ventures, FCC, Kerrygold, Ornua, Bayer, MLA, Trimble, Valley, Alberta Innovates, Wilbur-Ellis, Yamaha, Global Affairs Canada, UFA, Cavallo Ventures, Ospraie, USDA, Taylor Farms, Western Growers.

About Semios

Semios offers a precision farming platform that provides real-time crop management tools for tree fruit and nut growers. Leveraging a proprietary, in-orchard IoT wireless network, machine learning, and big data analytics, Semios helps growers manage insect pests, disease, frost, and irrigation. The Semios analytics engine draws on multiple sources of data and information including a robust, wireless network of in-canopy IoT sensors on every acre of our customer farms measuring climate, soil moisture, insect and disease activity every ten minutes.

For more information or an interview with Semios CEO, Dr. Michael Gilbert, please contact Laura Ehman: or 604-229-2044.

About SVG Ventures | THRIVE

SVG Ventures | THRIVE is the leading global agrifood investment and innovation platform headquartered in Silicon Valley, and comprised of top agriculture, food & technology corporations, universities, and investors. With a community of over 5,000 startups from 100 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. SVG’s global partners include Media Partner Forbes and leading government, agriculture, and technology corporations such as Corteva, Driscoll’s, FCC, Kubota, Land O’Lakes, Trimble, Taylor Farms, Bayer, ICL, Nutrien, Intel, Valmont, UFA, Yamaha Motor Ventures and Wilbur-Ellis. Learn more at

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