SOURCE: ME911

June 19, 2008 12:02 ET

ME911 Announces Funding to Support Rollout of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response Solution

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - June 19, 2008) - ME911, an innovative company dedicated to disaster preparedness and emergency response solutions, today announced financing to support its product delivery and service rollout.

ME911 specializes in emergency preparedness and response solutions. The Company provides its Members with a personal crisis assistant and services during an earthquake, hurricane, fire, flood, terrorist attack or personal emergency such as a heart attack or other health related incident.

ME911 uses advanced technology to alert loved ones via sms and e-mail, store vital information securely such as insurance information and medications and brings family and 1st responders together for its Members.

The investment round, an undisclosed amount, was led by The Telegraph Hill Group LLC and also included a senior executive from Google.

"We are very excited about ME911's unique positioning in this growing market and having a stake in helping the company grow and succeed," said Luis Gutierrez-Roy, managing partner with The Telegraph Hill Group (THG).

"We are very pleased to have the backing and value-add that THG brings, particularly in the mobile communications segment and their European presence," said Clarence Wesley, ME911's CEO.

With disasters on the increase 4-fold worldwide in the last 5 years, ME911 is passionate about redefining the quality of emergency communications as well as serving the health and public safety needs of the community as a whole.

About ME911

To learn more about ME911 please visit www.me911.com or call 1.866.94H-LPME.

ME911 provides its Members with a personal crisis assistant and white glove support services during a disaster such as an earthquake, hurricane, fire, flood, terrorist attack as well as for a personal emergency such as a health, auto or travel incident.

The Company uses advanced technology to alert loved ones via sms and e-mail, and enables secure storage of vital information such as insurance information, medications and documents, to provide families peace-of-mind and to aid in reuniting them in the unfortunate event of a disaster or personal emergency.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Ignasi Puig
    SCPF, A WPP Company
    +1.305.924.0558