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, which works with some 4,700 public safety agencies alongside a network of other companies, including wearable tech makers, connected home companies, carriers and others to provide those agencies with instant data about people in critical situations making emergency calls for help — some 650,000 calls per day in the U.S. alone
RapidSOS is backed by Energy Impact Partners (EIP), Playground Global, Transformation Capital, C5 Capital, Laerdal Million Lives Fund and others. The company raised $21M in Series C round on June 10, 2020. This brings RapidSOS' total funding to $111.6M to date.