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Venture Capitalists Drive Tractors Too
Mon Oct 21, 2013 02:18 PM CDT

A Boston-based start-up company, BillAway, got an infusion of nearly $1 million cash recently from an investment group out of Sioux Falls, S.D. What makes that unique is that the members of this investment group are the type who would normally be plowing their money back into their farm operations. But they're part of a group looking for diversification that goes beyond the farm gate.

DIVERSIFY THE PORTFOLIO

BillAway is just the type of investment this group of 200 farmers likes. It is a start-up business that allows other firms to give rewards ...

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