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BizWireTV Accelerator Report: Segway Reinvents the Wheel for the 21st Century and a Virtual Chief of Staff Right in Your Pocket

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Featuring Accompany, MoneyLion, Opendoor and Segway

Monday, December 12, 2016 8:08 am EST

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On the latest BizWireTV Accelerator Report, Segway, the world’s leading provider of electric personal transportation continues its expansion from a renowned manufacturer of commercial-grade products to also becoming an innovator in the consumer market, with the debut of its One S1 at brick and mortar retailers throughout North America.

Now you can watch BizWireTV on any screen you want by downloading the new app through the Apple TV and iPhone App Store and Google Play for Android devices.

Also featured in the episode is this week’s startup standout, Accompany, the intelligent virtual chief of staff app, announcing that they have raised $20 million in funding.

Now available on BizWireTV’s new home on Tempo, the show serves as a preview of upcoming IPOs, scheduled earnings announcements, recent funding announcements and trends to watch in the upcoming week.

This week’s episode features:

Segway expands launch of its One S1, a single wheel, electric, self-balancing wonder

On the VC Watch:

Opendoor, the online marketplace for home buyers and sellers, raises $210M in Series D financing

MoneyLion secures $22.5M in Series A funding led by Edison Partners

This week’s startup standout:

Accompany, the intelligent virtual chief of staff app, raises $20 million in funding

BizWireTV and BizWireTV Accelerator Report are hosted by Erin Ade. Tune in to watch Erin's reports for BizWireTV each Sunday and Friday on BizWireTV’s new home on Tempo.

The weekly schedule for BizWireTV episodes:

BizWireTV: Friday at 6:00 am ET
BizWireTV Accelerator Report: Sunday at 3:00 pm ET

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