AlertMedia raises USD 8m in Series B funding

AlertMedia, the fastest-growing mass communication software provider in the world, has announced it has raised USD 8 million in a Series B funding round led by Next Coast Ventures, and including continued investment from ATX Seed Ventures, the company said.

AlertMedia has raised over USD 17 million to date from investors including Silverton Partners and several prominent Austin-based angel investors.

This new investment will be used to accelerate AlertMedia´s strategic growth initiatives, including accelerating product development and sales growth.

With powerful yet easy-to-use technology, AlertMedia is the new provider of the emergency mass notification system market. AlertMedia enables its enterprise customers such as DHL, AT&T, Greyhound and H-E-B to send and receive critical communications via any channel (voice, app, email, text, Slack, social media, etc.) using one simple, mobile interface.

Enterprise organizations in 80+ countries across all industries are using the AlertMedia platform to protect their organizations, including both people and critical assets, through better and more timely communication. While many customers use the AlertMedia platform for emergency communication, the software is also being used for day-to-day business communication and operational activities such as scheduling, dispatching and other coordination activities.

As the fastest-growing emergency mass communications and monitoring company in the world, AlertMedia 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.

Next Coast Ventures is an Austin-based venture capital firm founded by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs. It engages top entrepreneurs in ´Next Coast´ markets to build a robust portfolio comprised of early stage and high-growth startups disrupting big markets with innovative technology. With a focus on thematic investing, NCV keeps its finger on the pulse of what top entrepreneurs are creating outside the East and West coasts, and helps bring those ideas to life with a dynamic network of industry experts. The fund provides comprehensive company building resources to support the portfolio´s business growth and its leaders´ personal growth as rising entrepreneurs.