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Oerth Bio Among Top 50 AgTech and FoodTech Innovators in 2023 THRIVE Report

March 15, 2023
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Durham, North Carolina, March 14, 2023- Oerth Bio has been selected for the 2023 THRIVE TOP 50 AgTech and FoodTech Reports, recognized for their innovative work in transforming the agrifood value chain towards a more sustainable future. It is an honor to be part of such an elite group of venture-backed scale-ups, all making a significant impact in addressing the planet's environmental challenges.

Being featured on this annual list validates the hard work and dedication of the team at Oerth Bio, recognizing our leadership, innovative technologies, investment, and traction. Oerth Bio firmly believes that PROTAC® degraders can make a difference and transform the agriculture and food production systems, and this recognition further motivates us to continue our efforts.

As John Hartnett, CEO of SVG Ventures|THRIVE points out, investing in solutions that rethink agriculture and food production systems is key to solving environmental problems, and Oerth Bio is glad to be part of this solution. We thank SVG Ventures|THRIVE for this honor and look forward to continuing the journey towards a sustainable future for all.

About Oerth Bio

Oerth Bio is the only company designing targeted protein degraders specifically for plant health applications, using its proprietary Attune™ platform. Our protein degrader technology for agriculture aims to combine powerful efficacy with next-generation environmental sustainability. Through PROteolysis Targeting Chimeras (PROTAC) Molecules and the Attune™ Platform, Oerth Bio delivers unparalleled safety of food and feed, while achieving superior field performance for farmers. PROTAC® is a registered trademark of Arvinas Operations, Inc., and is used under license. Learn more at

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 8,000 startups from over 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 leading government, agriculture, and technology corporations such as Alberta Government, Old’s College, Calgary Economic Development, Corteva, Driscoll’s, FCC, BASF, Kubota, Land O’Lakes, Trimble, Taylor Farms, Bayer, ICL, SHELL, Nutrien, Intel, Valmont, UFA, Yamaha Motor Ventures and Wilbur-Ellis.

Crunchbase recognizes SVG Ventures as the most active AgTech investor with a portfolio count of over 80 investments in the sector. Learn more at

Media Contact at SVG Ventures|THRIVE
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Marketing Director
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Oerth Bio:
Laura Schuchart
Sr. Director Communications
phone 919 827 3054