Another year has come and gone, and with it a brand new class of Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator graduates. At demo day today, we saw ten companies launch out of development and into the public eye. Yes, all of them are interesting, disrupting industries from real estate to big data to financial services. But a handful of companies truly stand out as potential game-changers in the tech world. → Read More
It’s a brand new year, and a brand new class for the Entrepreneurs’ Roundtable Accelerator is only fitting on this cold, January morning.
The accelerator announced back in October that this January 2013 class of ten startups will be receiving a $15K boost to their seed funding, a total of $40K per startup. According to Jon Axelrod, managing director at ERA, “We really believe that extra… → Read More
I’m a fan of maintaining as a direct a route between my stomach and food as I can, but that’s the sort of proposition that gets dicier when multiple people are involved. As it happens, multi-person catering crises is exactly the problem that Airbnb veterans Chris Collins and Carly Chamberlain have decided to tackle with their latest startup, CaterCow.
We’ve all been there — sometimes there’s work that needs to be done, but it’s too tedious or too time-consuming to devote your own resources to. Services like Amazon’s Mechanical Turk have popped up to provide an inexpensive way to get that stuff over and done with, but the team at Houdini sees a problem with this setup: how can you be sure the results are actually going to be any… → Read More
We’re here at the ERA Demo Day in New York City, set to bring you the latest and greatest new startups to launch out of the program. In case you’re unfamiliar, ERA stands for Entrepreneurs’ Roundtable Accelerator, and it’s a relatively new incubator compared to Y Combinator and 500 Startups.
The companies presenting are all quite different, but after meeting with a few of them and seeing them… → Read More