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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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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.

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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.

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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

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