RapidSOS

By  MobiHealthNews 02:25 pm March 15, 2021
IMA Clinical Research, a division of the IMA Group that provides clinical evaluation and research services, has partnered with AiCure to deploy the patient engagement company's Patient Connect tool to patients in a new effort to observe health management beyond the traditional study setting. The 30-day program will have participants using the smartphone app to confirm adherent dosing behavior and...
By  Dave Muoio 02:33 pm February 11, 2021
Data-driven emergency response platform RapidSOS announced this week the close of an $85 million Series C funding round led by Insight Partners. With this, the company has raised about $200 million from investors to date. WHAT IT DOES RapidSOS aims to provide emergency responders with accurate, real-time health and location data before they arrive on the scene. The company's platform collects a...
By  MobiHealthNews 03:16 pm June 18, 2020
Samsung smartwatch users in South Korea will now be able to tap into the tech’s Health Monitoring Application, which includes blood pressure-monitoring capabilities and ECG tracking. This comes after the two new capabilities scored clearance from South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety in the spring. This isn’t Samsung’s only health-focused tool to be released. A few weeks ago, it debuted...
By  Mallory Hackett 01:46 pm June 11, 2020
RapidSOS received $21 million in funding, the emergency response technology company announced today. The funding round was led by Transformation Capital and included support from C5 Capital, Laerdal Million Lives Fund and existing investors.  WHAT THEY DO The New York-based company developed its digital platform to provide free critical data to first responders in order to make faster and smarter...
By  Laura Lovett 12:00 pm October 8, 2019
Rapid SOS, a data-driven emergency response service, announced that it landed a fresh $25 million in new funding this morning, bringing the company’s total Series B funding to $55 million. The latest infusion of cash was led by Energy Impact Partners (EIP).  WHAT THEY DO The startup’s system integrates data from a variety of sources including from wearables, telematics from connected cars, smoke...
By  Dave Muoio 09:03 am March 12, 2019
RapidSOS and Israel-based Carbyne, two companies focused on digitizing emergency response systems, announced this morning an integration that will further streamline the flow of actionable data to first responders. Carbyne’s end-to-end platform incorporates source-agnostic digital data collection technology, algorithm-driven information prioritization and other tools to extract information about...
By  Dave Muoio 02:46 pm November 7, 2018
Less than half a year after its prior investment announcement, RapidSOS, a startup looking to update emergency response systems with its data collection platform, has raised another $30 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Playground Global, with additional participation from Highland Capital Partners, M12, Two Sigma Ventures, Forte Ventures, The Westly Group and CSAA IG. RapidSOS...
By  Dave Muoio 07:22 am September 20, 2018
RapidSOS’ latest deal with Google will allow emergency communication centers using RapidSOS’ platform to more quickly and accurately pinpoint Android users’ location when they dial 911. Specifically, the system will utilize Android Emergency Location Service (ELS), a feature supported on 99 percent of Android devices, and comes after a January pilot conducted by the two companies. "Emergency...
By  Jonah Comstock 03:08 pm June 19, 2018
Apple has announced a partnership with RapidSOS that will allow iPhones to more easily send detailed location data to first responders in the event of an emergency, the Cupertino tech giant announced yesterday.  “Communities rely on 911 centers in an emergency, and we believe they should have the best available technology at their disposal,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a statement. “When every...
By  Dave Muoio 03:42 pm April 19, 2018
RapidSOS, a five-year-old startup focused on updating emergency response systems with data-driven technology, has raised $16 million in funding from Highland Capital, Microsoft Ventures, and CSAA Insurance Group, according to a statement. Forté Ventures also contributed. This brings the company’s total funding to more than $30 million, following a $14 million round concluded just last year that...