ERA Winter 2021 Application
Thanks for your interest! We’re excited to review your application.

Please be sure to provide concise responses; long, unfocused answers make us think you don’t have a clear sense of what you’re trying to build. We place extraordinary value on the strength of teams. Make sure it’s clear why yours is the one we want to work with and why you are going to win in your market.

http://eranyc.com
Your first and last name *
Your email *
Your mobile phone number *
Team Member 1 *
a) What is your role at the company? b) Your LinkedIn profile c) Additional background? If your LinkedIn is not updated, please provide details of degrees and institutions, skills, previous companies and experience (not bio). Also please include your Twitter, HackerNews, Facebook and GitHub handles if applicable d) Are you full time? If so, how long have you been full time? If not why not? e) Where are you based? (1,000 characters max)
Team Member 2 *
a) Name and role at the company? b) LinkedIn profile c) Additional background? If LinkedIn is not updated, please provide details of degrees and institutions, skills, previous companies and experience (not bio). Also please include Twitter, HackerNews, Facebook and GitHub handles if applicable d) Is this person full time? If so, how long has this person been full time? If not why not? e) Where is this person based? (1,000 characters max)
Team Member 3
a) Name and role at the company? b) LinkedIn profile c) Additional background? If LinkedIn is not updated, please provide details of degrees and institutions, skills, previous companies and experience (not bio). Also please include Twitter, HackerNews, Facebook and GitHub handles if applicable d) Is this person full time? If so, how long has this person been full time? If not why not? e) Where is this person based? (1,000 characters max)
Team Member 4 and beyond
a) Names and roles at the company? b) LinkedIn profiles c) Additional backgrounds? If LinkedIn is not updated, please provide details of degrees and institutions, skills, previous companies and experience (not bio). Also please include Twitter, HackerNews, Facebook and GitHub handles if applicable d) Is this person full time? If so, how long has this person been full time? If not why not? e) Where is this person based? (1,000 characters max)
Company Name *
Company Website *
One sentence pitch of the company *
Pitch video URL
(Optional) Video of the Founders pitching the company, under 2 minutes please. (Not a product video)
What is your product? *
(500 characters max)
The Problem *
a) What is the problem you are solving? b) How is this problem being solved today without you? c) What makes you qualified to solve this problem? (500 characters max)
Market *
a) What is the market size/opportunity? b) Why should investors be interested? c) Please provide recent stats on market's growth and other relevant metrics (500 characters max)
Competitive Advantage *
a) What is your competitive advantage? b) Why will you win this market vs the competition? c) What insight do you have that others in your space have missed? d) Please include competitors in your space. (600 characters max)
Acquiring Customers *
a) How have you acquired customers to date? Please provide any metrics that is available b) What is your customer acquisition plan going forward? (500 characters max)
Business Model *
What is your business model? How will you make money? (500 characters max)
Product *
a) What is the status of your product? b) Please include a link to your product if it's ready to use, when will it be ready if not? (500 characters max)
Product Market Fit *
a) Why do you believe your product is what your customers need? Please provide any examples. b) How did your product evolve with customer feedback? (500 characters max)
Why your Team? *
a) Why will your team win? Why are you passionate about this? b) Please tell us a bit more about how and when the cofounders met, and previous projects you may have worked on together. c) Also please tell us about a product or something impressive that each cofounder has built / hacked outside of this company. (500 characters max)
Commitment *
a) What is the team's commitment to the Company? b) What commitment is the team making to ERA? c) Is your team committed to working on this startup for a year after ERA? d) Do any of the founders have existing commitments to return to school or to a job? e) Are you planning to be at ERA in NYC for the duration of the program? (800 characters max)
Legal Structure *
a) Can everyone work in the US? b) Where is the company incorporated (Delaware, New York, other)? How is the equity divided up? c) Do all founders have vesting schedules in place? (500 characters max)
Money Raised *
a) How much cash have you raised so far? b) Please state the amount and names of the investors, as well as a brief description of your relationships with them. (500 characters max)
Revenue *
a) What is your monthly revenue? b) MOM Revenue Growth? c) Historical revenue? (500 characters max)
Runway *
a) How many months runway do you have at the moment? b) What is your total monthly expense? (including all expenses such as salaries, hosting, office, etc) c) How much cash do you have in the company's bank account? d) Does the company have any debt? Please specify the amount if so. (500 characters max)
Traction *
a) How many customers/users do you have total? b) How many monthly active users? c) What is your MOM user growth rate? (500 characters max)
Other Info
Anything you'd like to add? Include names of advisors, unique team skills, intellectual property, or anything about you, like notable achievements or awards. (250 characters max)
My company is in: (You can check multiple boxes) *
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How did you hear about ERA? *
Anything you'd like to add? Include names of advisors, unique team skills, intellectual property, or anything about you, like notable achievements or awards. (250 characters max)
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