RapidSOS is a technology company that provides life-saving data from millions of connected devices directly to 9-1-1 and first responders in an emergency – providing faster, more effective response for over 150 million emergencies annually.

RapidSOS sends life-saving data from connected devices to 9-1-1 and first responders to improve emergency outcomes.

RapidSOS was founded in 2012 by Michael Martin & Nick Horelik. The company is headquartered in New York, New York.

RapidSOS establishes a link between connected devices and emergency services. The RapidSOS platform provides life-saving multimedia, health profile, and real-time incident data from connected devices and apps directly to 9-1-1 and first responders.

RapidSOS currently connects more than 250 million Americans directly to 3,500+ local 911 and first responder agencies – transmitting real-time health and medical information, vehicle telematics, multimedia, building sensor data, and more in an emergency.


RapidSOS has helped first responders manage more than 90 million emergencies, saving thousands of lives nationwide. Since launching its service in 2018 in collaboration with major technology companies such as Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Uber.


RapidSOS is backed by Energy Impact Partners (EIP), Playground Global and others. The company has raised $25M to its "Series B" that was opened with $30M, closing its "Series B" with $55M in funding. RapidSOS has raised a total of $90.6M in funding to date. 



  • Year founded: 2012
  • Funding Info: $90.6M over 6 Rounds (Last Funding Type: Series B)
  • Yearly Revenue: $5M-$10M (2018)
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: New York
  • State: New York
  • Country: United States
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