NYC’s (ERA) Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator Announces Participants For Its Winter 2024 Program; Companies Receive $150,000 Investments On a Post-Money SAFE

New York—January 8, 2024—ERA today announced that it has selected its Winter 2024 class. 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 26th program. ERA’s initial investment in participant companies is $150,000 on a post-money SAFE in return for 6% of each company.

Alternew is a SaaS platform for fashion alterations, repair, and made-to-order businesses. Our technology streamlines operations for local and national shops and helps alterations and repair businesses improve profitability and customer satisfaction. Alternew provides the much-needed standardization to scale this sector for bigger opportunities.

CarbonPilot simplifies carbon credit compliance. Our B2B SaaS platform streamlines monitoring, reporting, and verification for carbon removal companies. With CarbonPilot, companies spend less time on paperwork and get to carbon credit revenue faster.

Carez AI is the first AI companion designed for caregivers and home care agencies. We provide customized support based on client profiles and agency policies, enabling caregivers to make better decisions and improve care quality. Additionally, it offers agencies detailed insights into their operations, enabling efficient management and decision making.

CaseBlink is transforming legal workflows through GenAI and AI agent technologies. Designed for both individual clients and law firms, our platform automates complex legal tasks, from full immigration applications to specific legal document preparation. Our efficient, cost-effective solutions significantly reduce traditional costs and timeframes, offering scalability and adaptability to various legal fields.

Context Nature is creating an AI-powered decision-support product that cost-efficiently manages nature risk. Our platform allows investors and businesses to understand their nature impacts, evaluate risks and opportunities, and make informed decisions to mitigate them.

DashlyHR is a labor-management platform for the blue-collar workforce. We use historical employee performance to predict turnover and mitigate risk on jobsites through an easy-to-navigate platform of aggregated job and employee data.

Deben is enterprise software for media planning. We provide a data-driven suite of planning capabilities in an elegant and strategy-first interface. Our platform increases media impact, reduces planning expenses, and maximizes data investments. We help our clients build better plans, faster.

Detexian enables businesses to detect data breaches within two minutes. Users often grant risky permissions to numerous third-party apps within an organization. Our platform identifies compromised data and prevents leaks.

Digital Iron is an AI-enabled B2B SaaS product that is streamlining the construction machinery-parts industry. Identifying complex technical machinery issues using generative AI, our product reduces overall machine downtime by efficiently connecting businesses with needed parts through real-time inventory.

Dropshop has developed software to help fashion brick and mortar retailers convert more customers and improve their retention rate by offering a personalized instant (two hour) delivery and an at-home returns pickup experience.

Enspi empowers manufacturers, enterprises, and data centers to access untapped energy market revenues, optimize energy usage and reduce costs. It pioneers the future of seamless energy management by integrating renewable assets with its AI-enabled Virtual Power Plant. The platform enables the ability to set parameters for emissions initiatives, contributing to a sustainable future.

Kolate.AI is building a GenAI-based clinical trial events prediction engine for pharma stakeholders that delivers real-time insights to allow in-trial adjustments and improved execution. We will save these stakeholders significant time and cost, and enable precision medicine targeting specific patient segments.

Hively is the go-to destination for older adults transitioning into retirement. Our digital platform equips members with peer support, expertise, and opportunities to holistically explore what’s next. Social isolation among older adults costs Medicare $7B each year, and we’re on a mission to change the narrative on aging and empower a life of meaning beyond retirement.

LEA is the data platform that makes financial advisors more effective. LEA gathers data from clients’ financial documents and places the data where it’s needed. LEA’s technology extracts, enriches, and exports data, removing this work from advisors. With LEA, advisors save time and have the data needed to build personalized client relationships.

Thread Health is a virtual and data-driven clinic for adolescents. Teens, parents, and caregivers are supported in real time by adolescent-trained physicians, health educators, and care navigators. Thread’s tech-based, end-to-end approach is critical for managing health, illness, and risks of the digitally native 10-25 age group.

Zenguard AI is the safest way for the regulated industries to use GenAI. We provide an on-premise LLM-powered platform that analyzes every interaction between enterprise infrastructure and GenAI third-party vendors to enforce security policies and access controls, ensure data leak protection, and provide holistic monitoring and observability.

About ERA

(ERA) Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator is New York City’s leading technology accelerator and early-stage venture capital fund. It has invested in 330+ 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. Notable investments include Glia, TripleLift, Katapult, Thirty Madison, Nayya, Order, Bespoke Post, User Interviews, Fund That Flip, CardFlight, and Scentbird. To date, ERA alumni companies have raised more than $2 billion in investor capital and collectively exceed $10 billion in market capitalization.