RapidSOS Raises $30M in Private Equity Funding
Tuesday, November 06, 2018 | Comments

RapidSOS announced a $30 million series B funding round to expand its emergency technology platform. The funding was led by Playground Global, with participation from Highland Capital Partners, M12 (Microsoft's Venture Fund), Two Sigma Ventures, Forte Ventures, the Westly Group, CSAA IG and individuals including three former FCC chairmen and Ralph de la Vega, a former AT&T executive.

RapidSOS provides an emergency platform to send data from connected devices to 9-1-1 and first responders, enabling faster and more effective emergency response. RapidSOS has raised $65 million to date.

"RapidSOS is on the forefront of emergency technology, working with companies like Apple, Google, Uber and Microsoft to transform emergency communication," said Bruce Leak, co-founder of Playground Global. "We see endless opportunities for connected device data to enhance emergency response and are eager to work with RapidSOS to expand their life-saving platform."

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