NYC’s Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator Announces Participants for its Winter 2021 Program; Companies Receive $100,000 Investments

New York—January 11, 2021—Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA) today announced that it has selected its Winter 2021 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 ready to take advantage of ERA’s platform and the broader New York City opportunity.

This is the Accelerator’s 20th program. ERA’s initial investment in participant companies is $100,000.

BaristaValet is an app-based virtual coffee shop platform for luxury residential buildings. We deliver a premium lifestyle amenity – the essential local coffee-shop experience – directly to renters’ doorsteps, so they can save time and stay in. Based on cost-efficient ghost cafes, BaristaValet scales quickly and helps property developers offer experiential F&B amenities and generate more revenue.

BlendED is a marketplace for college learning materials. We use machine learning to analyze syllabi and recommend the best materials from our network. We help professors sell the content they produce to professors seeking fresh content for their courses, and enable under-resourced professors to teach their best.

CarrotFi is a software platform that improves debt resolution for lenders and consumers. We help financial institutions better engage with distressed mortgage customers, helping to increase recoveries and save more homes from foreclosure. Our AI decisioning algorithms recommend actions to improve borrower health while also boosting lender profitability.

FixFake is an authentication-as-a-service platform for e-commerce resellers and retailers. Our APIs verify the provenance of products, detect potential fraud, and accelerate authentication in inventory processing. We improve margins by reducing verification costs and drive new revenue by increasing throughput for e-commerce platforms.

GETMr. is a preventive health and wellness skincare brand for men. Starting with The Daily, a 3-in-1 moisturizer, aftershave, and broad-spectrum sunscreen, our products improve overall skin health and reduce the risk of cancer and skin damage. Our dermatologist developed, all-natural skincare products are safe, effective, and have been formulated for men’s skincare needs.

Hopscotch is a technology company for in-person and virtual pediatric behavioral healthcare. Our HIPAA-compliant telehealth platform gives providers gamified interventions for patient sessions and homework, tools to enable data-driven care, and dedicated family/child portals.  We improve patient outcomes through adherence to treatment follow-up, expand access to care, and give providers and families transparency into the child’s progress.

neurobotx is an autonomous brain-derived spatial AI company. We use event-based sensors combined with standard video cameras to remove all unnecessary data and provide companies with actionable intelligence. We improve our customers’ business model towards autonomous robotics. neurobotx is based on 30 years of Nobel Laureate R&D, with commitments in construction, aerospace, and automotive corporations.

OTONOMI is a parametric insurance solution for carriers.  Starting with travel coverage, our infrastructure technology automates claims, digitizes policy distribution, and generates predictive analytics. We help insurance carriers reduce claim admin costs by 90%, increase sales for travel distributors, and expedite consumer claim refunds.

Revmo is an enterprise platform that allows professionals to find other professionals in their network and their network’s network. Our unique algorithm allows users to connect and interact with desired contacts quickly and naturally through close, familiar connections while masking the relationship owner’s identity.

Sensegrass is a soil intelligence platform for fertilizer management. We use a combination of AI-based recommendations and soil sensors to deliver real-time soil health analyses and targeted nutrient management. We help farmers and companies reduce chemical fertilizer use, increase crop yields, and grow more sustainably.

The Verticale is a digital retailer for the new era of consumerism where people can discover innovative, value-driven brands (DTC/DNVBs) – in one trusted place. Our dynamic approach merges content and commerce, bringing the consumer a new shopping experience centered around newness, brand affinity, and conscious consumerism.

About Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA)

Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA) is New York City’s leading technology accelerator and early-stage venture capital fund. It has invested in 226+ start-ups since launching in 2011.  Its alumni companies, who come from all over the world, are already playing leading roles in the evolution of virtually every major global industry. To date, ERA alumni companies have raised more than $1 billion in capital and collectively exceed $4 billion in market capitalization.