BizWireTV Accelerator Report: Finding a Place to Live, or Vacation Goes High Tech and the Last Remote You’ll Ever Need


Featuring Roofstock, Sevenhugs, Vacasa and xAd

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$AIZ #BizWireTV–On the latest BizWireTV
Accelerator Report
, Roofstock, the leading online marketplace and
transaction platform in the $2 trillion single-family rental (SFR)
sector, announces $20 million in Series B financing.

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Also featured in the episode is this week’s startup standout, Sevenhugs,
announcing the launch of Smart Remote on Kickstarter, allowing users to
control any device simply by pointing at it.

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This week’s episode features:

estate marketplace Roofstock raises funds to support growth of on-line
investment platform

On the VC Watch:

second largest vacation rental company, Vacasa, expands Series A to $40M


raises funds and acquires WeatherBug, accelerates location tech for
consumer habits

This week’s startup standout:

launches breakthrough Smart Remote on Kickstarter

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