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Braintree, USA



TOTAL $450k
Seed, 7/2010
Unnamed angel investors
Angel, 3/2011


Service Providers



ELERTS develops Emergency Response software systems which fully utilize the capabilities of smartphones.

Whether the emergency is “shooter on campus”, hurricane approaching, or elevated radiation levels, people need to know when danger is coming their way.

Today the defacto standard for mobile alerts is SMS text messaging. SMS is 25 year old technology that features unconfirmed delivery, unpredictable delays, and a 160 character content limit. But smartphones are rapidly replacing feature phones. Sending 1-way, SMS text alerts to smartphones does not make sense.

To provide the best real-time information, the ELERTS server aggregates emergency and disaster data from official government sources, crowdsourcing and social networks. Our smartphone apps provide information-rich emergency alerts, with photos, audio, geo-notification, mapping and evacuation routes. Most importantly, ELERTS is a participatory platform that encourages sharing information. Citizens who witness a crisis can report important details to help first responders and others to mitigate the emergency.

Better communication saves lives in a crisis. Working closely with first responders, ELERTS intends to redefine the mobile emergency notification market.

Recent Milestones

  • Dollar
    ELERTS received $225k in Angel funding. (3/1/11)
    Posted 3/29/11 at 5:31am
  • Check
    ELERTS added Nick Russo as Board. (7/12/10)
    Posted 3/29/11 at 5:31am
  • Check
    ELERTS added Paul English as Board. (7/12/10)
    Posted 3/29/11 at 5:31am
  • Check
    ELERTS added Ed English as CEO. (7/12/10)
    Posted 3/29/11 at 5:31am
  • Check
    ELERTS added Chris Russo as EVP. (7/12/10)
    Posted 3/29/11 at 5:31am
  • Dollar
    ELERTS received $225k in Seed funding. (7/1/10)
    Posted 3/29/11 at 5:31am



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Above: ELERTS app for iPhone
Uploaded: 3/31/11


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