February 18, 2018 2:02 PM ET

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Company Overview of RapidSOS, Inc.

Company Overview

RapidSOS, Inc. develops mobile safety and emergency communication application that enables to contact emergency dispatchers with one touch on the screen. The company offers Haven, a mobile safety and security solution that establishes data connection with 9-1-1 dispatcher and provides location, emergency alert and type, and personal and medical information. Its cloud-based platform provides a data pipeline into existing 911 systems from any connected device (IoT, wearables, smartphones and connected cars). The application, Haven, lets its user reach 911 dispatchers and send data to 911 during medical emergencies, fires, ongoing crimes, car crashes, and any other instances that require emerge...

234 West 39th Street

9th Floor

New York, NY 10018

United States

Founded in 2012

Key Executives for RapidSOS, Inc.

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RapidSOS, Inc. Key Developments

RapidSOS, Inc. Appoints TJ Kennedy to the Advisory Board

RapidSOS, Inc. announced that TJ Kennedy, former President of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), is joining the company's Advisory Board. Kennedy joins the Advisory Board to contribute expertise in public safety and technology from 14 years of leadership experience in the wireless communications and public safety industries. Kennedy led FirstNet from a startup inside the United States government to become a $40 Billion Public Private Partnership (PPP) that is providing the mission critical 4G LTE network in all 50 states, 5 territories, and the District of Columbia.

Bob Freinberg Joins RapidSOS's Advisory Board

RapidSOS announced that Bob Freinberg, former Chief Executive Officer and President of Airbus DS Communications, Inc., is joining the company's Advisory Board.

RapidSOS Announces Partnerships to Link Wearables to First Responders in an Emergency

RapidSOS announced partnerships with five wearable companies - WiseWear, Fusar, Kairos, Lumenus, and ROAR for Good to provide a rich data link to 9-1-1 from their wearable products. The partnerships will allow users to connect to 9-1-1 through the push of a panic button or by detection from a wearable device during a crash or medical emergency. 9-1-1 systems can immediately identify and locate landline calls in emergency situations. Yet, calls from mobile phones often cannot be precisely located by these systems and callers typically must speak their location and other information to 9-1-1 to get the help they need. RapidSOS' Emergency Platform links data from multiple sensors on wearable devices — including real-time health information, precise location, emergency type, and stored user profile information – to 9-1-1 and first responders during an emergency. What previously was limited to a voice conversation and limited data is now transformed into a rich data link to 9-1-1. The result is 9-1-1 call takers with the information they need to dispatch appropriate help, first responders with unprecedented situational awareness, and customers who can receive emergency help faster during an emergency. RapidSOS is partnering with technology companies to link wearables, connected cars, mobile phones, and IoT sensors directly to 9-1-1 and first responders.

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