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John Deere acquires Bear Flag Robotics for $250 million

Christian Fernsby |
Deere has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Bear Flag Robotics for $250 million USD.

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Founded in 2017, Bear Flag Robotics develops autonomous driving technology compatible with existing machines.

Deere first started working with Bear Flag in 2019 as part of the company's Startup Collaborator program, an initiative focused on enhancing work with startup companies whose technology could add value for Deere customers. Since then, Bear Flag has successfully deployed its autonomous solution on a limited number of farms in the U.S.

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