You have a great idea, but struggle financially OR you have a great team, but haven't found the best idea yet?
We have 2 solutions for you.
1. ERA Pre-Accelerator Application
Apply now for a Mentorship program, that will make your way to the ERA accelerator: http://www.erapreaccelerator.com/
Based in the heart of Manhattan, Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA) is one of New York’s leading technology accelerators and early-stage venture capital funds. It has invested in more than 165 start-ups since launching in 2011, helping to build the next generation of great 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. For more information see https://www.eranyc.com/
To date, ERA alumni companies have raised more than $300 Million in investor capital with over a $2 Billion market cap. ERA has NYC’s deepest and strongest mentor network with 400+ expert investors, technologists, product specialists, marketers, customer acquisition strategists, sales execs, and more, across all major industries represented in NYC. ERA companies gain direct access to leading members of the New York City tech community through the ERA mentor network and are also given access to the right investors, sales prospects and partners.
This ERA Pre-Accelerator is a free program that will be held in Sofia for six weeks starting August 6th.
The ERA Pre-Accelerator program is designed to better prepare Bulgarian startup teams to apply for the ERA Accelerator program in New York City. ERA's next application process is scheduled to start in mid to late September. All startups accepted into the ERA Accelerator recieve $100,000 in seed funding plus a package of benefits that could be worth several hundred thousand dollars more.
This Pre-accelerator will not be another series of classes/trainings. It will be a one-on-one mentor driven program designed to get startups as ready as possible to apply for the full ERA Accelerator. Subjects covered in the ERA pre-accelerator mentor sessions will include; branding/product concept strategies, Design Thinking product design methods, startup team composition, distribution models, intellectual property management, and basic legal agreements.
So... Fill out the application above to be considered for the ERA EiR program and who knows where you might be in early 2019...
2. ERA Entrepreneur in Residence (EiR) Application
SIGN UP for your visit in here: http://www.eirapply.com/
The Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA) is a leading New York City based startup accelerator. For more information see https://www.eranyc.com/
Bulgarian Entrepreneurs will be selected as Entrepreneurs in Residence (EiR) to travel to New York City for six weeks (starting in mid-August through mid September) to work with current ERA participant teams to experience first-hand the rigor, excitement, challenges, and fun of being part of a company in hyper-acceleration mode in a world class accelerator.
For a list of the current ERA teams see: https://www.eranyc.com/companies/
ERA will host up to six EiRs from Bulgaria. The EiRs will need to pay for their own travel/accommodations/living expenses and cover other program related costs estimated as $7,500 to $15,000 for the six weeks. Those who do not have money for this may be eligible for financial aid, scholarships, or loans.
So... Fill out the application above to be considered for the ERA EiR program and who knows where you might be in mid-August...