VC investment starting to rise in agribusiness

Global Business

The investor world is looking for the new frontier and agriculture could be one of them, as wireless technology becomes more widespread and tools to collect data improve.

The money is still small compared with the large sums poured into Internet companies and mobile sharing apps, but venture-capital investment in agriculture and food has soared in recent years.

CCTV’s Roza Kazan reports from Chicago.
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VC investment starting to rise in agribusiness

The investor world is looking for the new frontier and agriculture could be one of them, as wireless technology becomes more widespread and tools to collect data improve.The money is still small compared with the large sums poured into Internet companies and mobile sharing apps, but venture-capital investment in agriculture and food has soared in recent years. CCTV's Roza Kazan reports from Chicago.