About

Who we are

ERA Global is the leading US market-entry program in New York City. We have partnered with 25+ governments and global organizations to accelerate great startups, helping founders from around the world enter the US market through intense, no-equity, accelerator programs. ERA Global’s parent organization is ERA, NYC’s leading technology accelerator and one of its most active early-stage venture capital funds.

ERA Global draws upon ERA’s expertise, experience and network of 500+ mentors to help the best global entrepreneurs successfully test and refine their businesses for the US market.

Learn more about our programs here.

OUR STORY

ERA Global launched in 2015 to help global startups enter the US market through the largest mentor network in NYC, using ERA’s deep expertise and experience. ERA Global is structured as a no-equity program and provides deep access to US market insights and a strong US partner and investor networks.

Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA) is New York City’s leading technology accelerator and one of its most active early-stage venture capital funds. It has invested in 200+ start-ups since launching in 2011.  Its alumni companies are already playing leading roles in the evolution of virtually every major global industry. To date, ERA alumni companies have raised more than $500 million in capital and collectively exceed $2.5 billion in market capitalization.

Entrepreneurs Roundtable (ER) started as non-profit events in 2008 in NYC to build the NYC startup ecosystem. ER has been holding events once a month continuously for entrepreneurs and investors since 2008 and helped NYC become the second largest startup center in the world.

Team

Murat

Aktihanoglu

Jonathan

Axelrod

Emily

Bell

Cheryl-Ann

Charles

Iynna

Halilou

Jeremy

Harper

Brian

Hecht

Sharon

Hsu

Mike

Koscinski

Program Partners

Catalina

Daniels

Camila

Torrente

Entrepreneurs in Residence

Erik

Mumford

Galina

Ozgur

Justin

Smithline

John

Williams

Global Ambassadors

Gokce

Gizer

Min Q

Kim

Veijo

Komulainen

mentors here to help you grow
We match startups with the mentors who can best support them. Our group of 500+ mentors includes successful serial entrepreneurs, corporate executives, technologists, investors, industry and functional experts - all committed to your company's success.