The Accelerator Report on BizWireTV: Kobe Bryant Invests in Chinese Education Company and Pet Owners, Start Tracking Your Dog Walker’s Routes

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Featuring Bryant Stibel, ecobee, Quanergy and Rover.com


NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AcceleratorReport–On the latest BizWireTV
Accelerator Report
, Kobe Bryant commits to his promise of helping
kids learn and grow with an investment into VIPKID, a Chinese education
company. The investment comes from his new $100M fund, Bryant Stibel.

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Also featured in the episode is this week’s startup standout, Rover.com
announced “Rover Cards,” a new app that allows pet sitters and dog
walkers to easily track and share information with owners, including
when they arrived at the home, a GPS map of the dog’s walk, a personal
message from the sitter, photos of the dog while in their care, and
notes of any bathroom breaks along the way.

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This week’s episode features:

Kobe
Bryant launches $100M investment fund

On the VC Watch:

Amazon+Alexa+Fund+puts+%2435M+into+smart+thermostat+company+ecobee&index=11&md5=4741cc5d8e1b7c2a305b17639c9e0c22″ rel=”nofollow”>Amazon
Alexa Fund puts $35M into smart thermostat company ecobee

Autonomous
tech giant, Quanergy raises $90M in Series B funding

This week’s startup standout:

Rover.com’s
new “Rover Cards” allow pet owners to track dog walker’s routes

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