Ashley Brindamour Video September 15, 2021


AVTV features RapidSOS, an emergency response data platform providing a direct data link from connected devices to 9-1-1 and first responders


September 15, 2021 | Ashley Brindamour


AVTV videos feature Alumni Ventures’ portfolio companies sharing their stories and asks with our community of 550K+ subscribers. Today, we hear from Michael Martin, the CEO and Co-Founder of RapidSOS, a platform providing a direct data link from millions of connected devices to 9-1-1 and first responders. In this video, Michael shares the inspiration behind founding RapidSOS, the benefits it brings to the market, stories of the platform in action, and the company’s ask of the AV community.


Estimated View Time: ~3 Minutes


Company Asks

Ask 1: If you work for a tech company with access to sensor data, help us get that data into the hands of 9-1-1 and first responders.

Ask 2: If you are part of a state or federal agency, we want to partner with you to get this information into your hands.

Ask 3: Hiring is critical for us. Please refer people to our team.

Click here to learn more, apply, or refer contacts.


RapidSOS is a New York-based software company supplying a data-driven emergency response platform that automatically funnels critical information from callers to public safety answering points (PSAP), like 9-1-1. The platform’s data enables first responders to react in emergency situations in the quickest and most informed manner. Click here to learn more about RapidSOS.


AV Funds invested in RapidSOS: Castor Ventures, Strawberry Creek Ventures, Waterman Ventures, Yard Ventures, Chestnut Street Ventures, Spike Ventures, AV Social Impact Fund, Total Access Fund, Nassau Street Ventures, and Elite Engineers Fund



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