NH Tech Alliance’s Alpha Loft Initiative Announces Accelerate NH 2019 Cohort

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13 NH startups to receive intensive support services to help fuel growth

The New Hampshire Tech Alliance’s startup accelerator, Alpha Loft, is proud to announce its cohort for Accelerate NH 2019. The three-month intensive program aids startup founders in accelerating the development of their innovative companies.

The group, consisting of 13 startups, is the largest cohort yet for the accelerator program. Company founders will receive mentorship, support systems, weekly programming, workspace, cloud credits and much more. The program will conclude on May 30 with Startup Shindig, a large Demo Day event where these entrepreneurs will be able to showcase their companies to the event attendees.

The 13 Accelerate NH 2019 startups are:

Canopus Water Tech
Canopus Water Technologies is a developer and manufacturer of non-chemical water disinfection products. Our products provide best in class sanitation performance for residential, industrial and commercial applications.

Echo Ridge Corp
Echo Ridge Corp has developed a crowd-driven activism platform that will neutralize the influence of big money in politics.

ecoText is revolutionizing how students obtain, engage and manage their textbooks. It is a low cost service fee embedded within the tuition to make the action of getting textbook is no longer an “out of pocket cost.”

Helios Hockey, Inc.
Helios Hockey is developing technology that automatically captures ice hockey statistics in real time. The Team from MIT and the NHL is bringing the sport into the future.

IDEAL Energy Cooperative
IDEAL Energy is a national purchasing cooperative for independent energy retailers that aggregates fuel, equipment and business services. IDEAL Energy exists to provide reliable, secure, local heating and transportation energy solutions through an independent, member-owned cooperative network.

Iris Messenger, LLC.
Iris Messenger is a secure, HIPPA compliant telehealth platform that connects important people in a child’s support network.

Live Undistracted
Estimates indicate that phone-related accidents cost US commercial fleet operators over $2B per year. The PhoneSafe platform from Live Undistracted enables fleet managers to track and enforce their phone policies, prevent costly accidents and protect their drivers from phone related distractions.

Measured Air Performance
Measured Air Performance developed and launched SmartStackTM in 2018. This innovative product monitors the cleanliness of lab exhaust air and indexes the associated exhaust fans accordingly, driving significant energy savings.

NextStep HealthTech
NextStep HealthTech is a mission-driven technology company working to improve access to care and health literacy for people suffering from substance use disorder and related behavioral health conditions.

Performology helps sales organizations align employee compensation with performance and company profitability, which causes an increase in daily sales activities and rapid growth! Performology is completely automated, which eliminates excel, manual errors, and countless hours of commission processing.

Reflen Inc
Reflen’s AI platform enables the enterprise to wrap new employee experiences around their current software. Reflen provides a smart layer on top of applications enabling the enterprise to author more efficient pathways to employee success.

SportsMe is a social platform and marketplace that connects and empowers sports fans, gives them a voice and incentivizes fandom.

Underground Overdrive
Underground Overdrive offers full-flavored, robust career tools and business coaching for independent talent. Their mission is to continually create purposeful tech so artists can get business done and focus on what matters in life – self-expression.

Accelerate NH is made possible due to the support of several sponsors. This year’s cohort is sponsored by platinum sponsor Borealis Ventures, who has supported the program since its inception. Accelerate NH is also supported by Brady Sullivan Properties as a gold sponsor, Eastern Bank and Southern New Hampshire University as silver sponsors, and Bigelow & Company, Dynamic Benchmarking, Champion Thinkers and First Street Business Brokers as bronze sponsors. These organizations are helping build a strong entrepreneurial climate by supporting efforts to accelerate the development of early-stage, scalable businesses, and create sustainable employment opportunities in the state of New Hampshire.