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Innovation Accelerator, Inc.

We are creating patent pending innovation software tools that help engineers and lawyers bring novel product enhancements to market faster.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location Amherst, MA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2013
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

Most corporate leaders say product innovation is a top priority for driving bottom line growth. But today, engineers are relying on a hit or miss strategy to come up with diverse new products. Our software is based on research conducted by Dr. Anthony McCaffrey (UMass Amherst, NSF Grants) to help Engineers and Lawyers identify novel new product ideas using patented analogous search techniques to create new products and drive new revenue.


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    James Pearson

    Previous experience includes executive roles at EMC as the Vice President of Quality, VP of Business Operations and VP of Executive Customer Advocacy.

    He is on the Board of Governors at Tufts Medical Center and two strategy boards at Joslin Diabetes Center.

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    Jimmy Secraten

    PhD Computer Engineering, U of Central Florida.

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    Anthony McCaffrey
    President and CTO

    Dr. McCaffrey is a Post-Doctoral Fellow with the NSF I/UCRC Center for e-Design at the Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, MA 01003. Dr. McCaffrey’s work on the Obscure Features Hypothesis has attracted national coverage, including articles in Psych Central, Science Daily, Scientific American Mind, and Harvard Business Review blog. His findings first appeared in Psychological Science.


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    Pam Stevens, Seder & Chandler, Worcester, MA

Previous Investors

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    James Pearson, Southborough, MA