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Billy Rose
Billy Rose
Founder & CEO
Growers Edge Financial

Billy is a proven entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in the insurance and ag lending industry. His vision and big picture understanding of agriculture, technology, lending, and crop insurance have resulted in successful ventures that are beneficial to America's farmers and the agricultural industry. Billy successfully founded and exited three different companies including Ag1 (acquired by DTN) in which he negotiated $143 million in private label lines of credit financing to customers; Crop 1 Insurance in which $300M in premiums were acquired by Farm Bureau Mutual; and Crop Pro which was acquired by AmTrust Financial. He also received the honor of Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year award for Iowa & Nebraska.

Growers Edge Financial, Inc. (Growers Edge) delivers grower income assurance through data driven financial technology products, solutions, and tools. In a time when profitability has become a pervasive issue for farmers, Growers Edge provides a data-driven fintech platform for agriculture that strengthens the entire agricultural ecosystem designed to accelerate the adoption of agtech innovations while managing risk for growers, agribusiness, distribution partners and institutions. Growers Edge has created an unmatched network of technology focused on achieving one mission: improve farm profitability through financial innovation and technology.