The Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA) is a seed accelerator based in the United States. It was launched in January 2011 and is designed to help companies raise seed funding for their products or services. The program has four phases and provides support for startups with a range of financing needs. Founders and entrepreneurs from across the country can apply to become part of the program. During the program, entrepreneurs work with mentors and a network of business professionals.
The Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator helps startups develop innovative products and services, and introduces them to partners and investors. The accelerator provides up to $100K in seed funding to selected companies. It has invested in over two hundred companies and has generated 27 portfolio exits. It has three strategic partners and recently announced a partnership with Sumo Mitsui Banking Corporation.
The Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator is one of the largest accelerator programs in the New York City area. Its program offers seed capital, mentorship, and co-working space to start-ups. Its network of more than 500 entrepreneurial experts enables companies to receive the help they need to succeed.
The Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator fund invests in seed rounds with 1-2 participants. These funds are typically backed by First Round Capital, Maveron Venture, and Greycroft. Other meaningful sponsors include RRE Ventures, Two River Venture Capital, and Right Side Capital Management. The Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator has graduated two hundred and twenty-six companies. They collectively have a market capital of over $5 billion.
The Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator is registered with the U.S. federal Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and with state securities authorities. It files a Form ADV annually after its fiscal year end. It is subject to the federal Investment Advisers Act of 1940. This means that the Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator is subject to certain SEC regulations.