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NYC’s Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator Announces Participants for its Winter 2019 Program; Companies Receive $100,000 Investments

New York—January 7, 2019—Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA) today announced that it has selected its Winter 2019 class, which begins today. The companies selected to participate in the four-month program are innovating in a variety of significant industries, all with businesses primed to grow in New York City.

This is the Accelerator’s 16th program. ERA’s initial investment in participant companies is $100,000.

Apteo is an AI-driven investment analytics company. Our deep learning technology creates insights from financial data, including company fundamentals, economic trends, and financial news, that impact stock performance. We give investors better tools to examine securities and make informed decisions based on quantifiable data.

CareSwitch is a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) serving the home care market. The CareSwitch platform helps home care agencies manage payroll, benefits, and employee records to comply with recent changes in federal and state employment laws.

Cloudonix is an SDK and cloud-based platform for in-app voice, messaging, and video communications. We let developers quickly build, deploy, and manage tools that connect mobile and web applications directly to other apps or to call centers. Cloudonix technology gives organizations a more cost-effective solution that also improves customer engagement.

HoneyFlower Foods is a grab-and-go food company that supplies retail, grocery, and offices with wholesome, innovative prepackaged products. Our offerings are thoughtfully sourced using minimal waste recipes and practices. We offer great food to consumers who want convenient, healthy options made with sustainable ingredients.

Iterate Labs is an IOT company for workplace safety. The company’s smart glove and software platform collects and analyzes biomechanics data in real time to alert workers and managers of injury risk and fatigue. Our algorithms and AI bring data-driven solutions to outdated, insufficient industrial safety practices.

Maverick Retirement is the easiest way to invest retirement funds outside of Wall Street, including real estate, private equity, and other assets.

Moon is a platform that allows major cryptocurrencies to be used to make purchases at any online retailer. Through our browser extension, we allow people to shop using popular cryptocurrencies as they would with a credit card. Customers either link their Coinbase account or use the wallet of their choice to make purchases using cryptocurrencies. Payments through Moon are instant, secure, and free.

Pawlicy Advisor is a pet insurance marketplace for consumers and businesses. We guide pet owners to the best insurance deals based on criteria including age, gender, location, and breed- specific risks. Pawlicy Advisor helps make vet treatments accessible, while lowering customer acquisition costs for insurers.

Piecewise is a platform that uses machine learning to help student debt borrowers pay down their debt and avoid default. Financial institutions use our software to manage their student loan portfolios and increase the affordability of student debt repayment plans; students use our mobile app to save money on repayment and access refinancing opportunities.

Scopio is a supplier of user-generated photos sourced directly from photographers through social media platforms. Using our proprietary search engine, we capture and curate photos from the more than four billion posted daily. We then license and sell high-quality commercial images that are relevant, affordable, and effective.

Soundmind is a platform that provides conversational A.I. voice assistants to senior care providers. We give senior living organizations, caregivers, and families voice-based computing solutions to common eldercare challenges. Soundmind enables better communication across the continuum of care for older adults, their families, and caretakers.

Wekudo is a platform that simplifies event planning for companies. We let businesses easily source and book unique experiences for their employees, in a faster, more cost-effective way. Our technology-first approach enables clients to customize every event detail, while we qualify vendors and automate the logistics for them.

Yogi is a platform for organizations to search, analyze, and visualize their internal data. We use a combination of natural language processing and statistical data analysis to build interactive visualizations that enable businesses to quickly find insights currently buried in internal documents.

About Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA)

Based in the heart of Manhattan, Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator is New York’s leading technology accelerator and early-stage venture capital fund. It has invested in more than 178 start-ups since launching in 2011, helping to build the next generation of great New York technology companies. Its alumni companies, who come from all over the world, are already playing leading roles in the evolution of virtually every major global industry.