The second episode in our three-part series featuring startups that just graduated from RAP—the RIoT Accelerator Program. This episode features Purillume, a startup focused on smart lighting for better health. CEO Neeraj Lal shares what it was really like participating in a 12-week high-touch startup accelerator. Join us behind the scenes of RIoT Labs in the RIoT Accelerator Program.

Purillume is a new kind of lighting company. One that’s committed to moving beyond the limitations of CFL and LED bulbs to deliver the full potential of LED lighting. They didn’t set out to create a new light bulb. They set out to create a new way to experience light. Their first product, the Orchid LED table lamp is the result of thousands of hours of R&D and is in production—and they’re just getting started. Learn more at

The RIOT ACCELERATOR PROGRAM (RAP) is accepting applications through June 30th, 2019 at 5pm EST. RIoT invites early stage startups in the Internet of Things space to apply NOW to participate in the 12-week high-touch RIoT Accelerator Program. RAP increases the impact of traditional accelerator programming by connecting you with an industry consortium of more than 75 companies across the IoT technology stack. The Fall 2019 cohort starts September 9th, and there is no cost to startups, no equity taken, and there are scholarships available. RAP provides access to prototyping lab and 6 months free office space, plus free tech resources from Arrow Electronics, Ubidots, Particle, Microsoft, and more. Leverage RIoT’s network to learn, collaborate, and bring your product to market. Connect with Program Director Rachael Meleney at for questions.