Tech Company Financing Transactions

RapidSOS Funding Round

On 11/7/2018, RapidSOS landed $30 million in Series B funding from Playground Global, CSAA Insurance Group and Forté Ventures.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series B

Playground Global (Lead Investor) (Bruce Leak)

CSAA Insurance Group (Sanjiv Parikh)

Forté Ventures

Highland Capital Partners (Daniel Nova)

private investors (Ralph de la Vega)

M12 (Leo Luna)

The Westly Group (Steve Westly)

Two Sigma Ventures

Proceeds Purpose
New funding continues RapidSOS' mission to deliver life-saving data from any connected device directly to 911 and first responders globally.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Mailing Address
234 W 39th St. 9th Floor
New York, NY 10018
Email Address
RapidSOS' team has developed mission critical code at two national labs, developed back-end and mobile products for a number of tech start-ups, and collectively has helped commercialize over 70 technology companies.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Michael Martin
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Chief Technical Officer
Nick Horelik
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General Manager
Viyas Sundaram
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Vice President
Jessica Reed
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VP - Engineering
Kamil Sindi
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VP - Finance
Drew Jacob
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VP - Human Resources
Rebecca Scharfstein
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VP - Marketing
Kaye Straight
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VP - Product Management
Kristen Donnino
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