SOURCE: Arvato Digital Services LLC

arvato Digital Services LLC

July 09, 2015 09:00 ET

arvato Delivers Expertise in the Fast Growing Industry of Agriculture Technology

Serving as a Mentor in the Thrive Accelerator Program, arvato Provides Its Global Expertise to Start-Ups in AgTech

SALINAS, CA--(Marketwired - July 09, 2015) - THRIVE Accelerator is a highly selective mentorship program identifying technology-enabled start-ups in the Precision Agriculture space. Ten start-up companies were selected and during the Forbes AgTech Summit in Salinas this week one of the ten will receive the "Thrive AgTech" disrupt award and will gain direct access to the top fresh agriculture companies in the Salinas Valley to help deploy their innovative technology.

"arvato is an entrepreneurial company which helps keep us at the forefront of innovation. Applying our extensive knowledge to help technology companies at this early stage keeps us at the leading edge in developing strong partnerships," Patrick Manders, VP of Global Solution Design.

The program matches technology and agriculture industry experts to guide the start-ups in different stages of their business plans. arvato's expertise in adding value along all stages of the supply chain made it the best match for one of the programs finalists, GreenOnyx.

"One of our solution's breakthroughs is its globally distributed but digitally connected architecture. Such architecture needs an efficient and lean supply chain for the consumables we need to reliably deliver to our end units on a monthly basis. The opportunity to link to a company such as arvato, which has insights on how to design global supply chains, is extremely valuable at this stage of the program," said Benny Shoham the CEO of GreenOnyx.

GreenOnyx has developed a system that supplies on demand, a nutritional dense super vegetable that can be applied to multiple health & wellness food segments.

About arvato
arvato AG is a leading international technology service provider that lives and breathes digital technology. More than 70,000 employees design and produce innovative solutions for business customers from all over the world, covering a wide range of business processes along integrated service chains. These include digital marketing, financial, CRM, SCM and IT solutions, as well as all services related to the creation and distribution of printed products and digital storage media. arvato is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA. For more information, please visit arvato.com and follow arvato on Twitter @arvatoag.

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    Katya Allison-Alfaro
    Business & Communications Manager, North America
    Phone: (916) 690-2659
    E-Mail: Katya.alfaro@arvatousa.com