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Bruce Rasa founder and CEO TekWear
<p>Bruce Rasa, founder and CEO, TekWear</p>

Wearable ag technology company places in funding program

Company was chosen from more than 60 other startups for participation in funding program.

The wearable technology company TekWear, LLC, announced it finished in third place at VilCap USA: Agriculture 2014, an entrepreneurial funding program devoted to finding, developing or marketing innovative products and services that provide solutions to a wide variety of agricultural and food production challenges.

TekWear was chosen from more than 60 other start-up companies to take part in the three-month program and finished third among 10 finalists.

TekWear develops apps for wireless wearable devices used in production agriculture and the food industry. The company has a patent-pending wearable dashboard system that allows users to remotely monitor animals, scout for multiple crops in fields, obtain machinery support and complete a range of other essential food production tasks.

VilCap USA: Agriculture 2014 is a peer-review model where participating company representatives from each of the 10 finalists review and vote on top participants in the program.

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