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Watch the latest episode of BizWireTV's Accelerator Report from Business Wire

Featuring Aleph, Keolis, Lemonade, Lepe Partners, MasterCard, Masabi, MMC Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Sphero and Stringr

Monday, December 14, 2015 6:00 am EST

Dateline:

NEW YORK

Public Company Information:

NYSE:
MA

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Business Wire announces the newest episode of BizWireTV Accelerator Report, part of their BizWireTV news-show series. Now available on www.BusinessWire.com, 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:

Lemonade, set to launch first P2P insurance company in the world, secures $13 million in initial round funding led by Aleph and Sequoia Capital. Tweet this!

Stringr, a video marketplace that connects videographers with media organizations, announced $1.5 million in total funding. Tweet this!

Mobile ticketing leader Masabi secures $12 million growth funding from Keolis, Lepe Partners, MasterCard (NYSE: MA) and MMC Ventures. Tweet this!

Sphero’s latest app designed to control toy robots including Star Wars tie-in BB-8. Tweet this!

Plus, a preview of some upcoming market moving events such as the Consumer Price Index, Housing Starts, Industrial Production, the Fed’s announcement on interest rates followed by a Janet Yellen press conference and Weekly Jobless Claims.

BizWireTV and BizWireTV Accelerator Report are hosted by Erin Ade. Tune in to watch Erin's reports for BizWireTV each Sunday and Friday on www.BusinessWire.com.

The weekly schedule for BizWireTV episodes:

BizWireTV: Friday at 6:00 am ET

BizWireTV Accelerator Report: Sunday at 3:00 pm ET

Click here to share this week’s BizWireTV’s Accelerator Report on Twitter: http://ctt.ec/544Ui

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