AlertMedia closes $25 million in Series C funding to expand its emergency communication software that helps companies protect workers worldwide
AlertMedia, an enterprise communications and monitoring technology startup company has closed a $25 million in Series C funding to accelerate its strategic growth initiatives, including new product development, international expansion, and hiring. The latest round was led by JMI Equity, a growth equity firm focused on investing in leading software companies. To date, AlertMedia has raised a total of $42 million in funding over 5 rounds from investors including Next Coast Ventures and Silverton Partners.
Founded in 2013 by Brian Cruver, AlertMedia is the world’s leading emergency communication software provider. The company helps hundreds of global organizations securely and effectively monitor threats, streamline notifications, and improve employee safety. The company’s cloud-based platform delivers communications that protect organizations, improve operations, and mitigate loss from any location, at any time, using any device. AlertMedia’s fully integrated, cloud-based platform delivers communications that protect organizations, improve operations, and mitigate loss from anywhere, at any time, using any device.
Every company, regardless of size, faces critical events that impact their employees. AlertMedia helps organizations monitor for these events, which include hurricanes, wildfires, terrorist attacks, winter weather, network outages, and active shooter scenarios. After identifying an event, companies then use AlertMedia’s powerful two-way communication software to connect with their people over multiple channels (text, email, mobile app, voice, social media, etc.) to improve coordination and outcomes. AlertMedia also delivers a 24-hour emergency monitoring solution that combines SafeSignal, a mobile app, with an expert monitoring team protecting your people out in the field. We’ll dispatch law enforcement to their exact location during an emergency.
“As the global demand for AlertMedia software and services continues to skyrocket, this funding will be used to help us grow our team to satisfy that demand, as well as explore new ways to enable organizations to protect their workers and expand our offering,” said Brian Cruver, CEO of AlertMedia. “We are thrilled to partner with the JMI team, as they bring to the table a level of expertise in B2B software that is simply unmatched.” JMI Equity is a growth equity firm focused on investing in leading software companies. Founded in 1992, JMI has invested in over 140 businesses in its target markets, successfully completed over 90 exits, and raised more than $4 billion of committed capital.
With powerful and easy-to-use technology, AlertMedia has quickly emerged as the market leading emergency communication system. Customers such as DHL, British Petroleum, Texas Roadhouse, and Walmart are using AlertMedia to send and receive critical communications via multiple channels using one simple interface.
Bob Nye, General Partner at JMI Equity, has joined AlertMedia’s board of directors. “We couldn’t be more impressed with the AlertMedia team and their ability to execute. The company’s tremendous growth is a result of its innovative technology, intuitive user experience, and best-in-class customer support. We look forward to partnering with the AlertMedia team to further accelerate their growth and market dominance.”