FedEx Founder invests in LiveSafe safety platform

LiveSafe, Inc. has received USD5.25 million in Series B venture financing from an affiliated entity of FedEx Corp. Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Frederick W. Smith.

Smith will also become a member of LiveSafe´s board of directors, helping guide the company on its fast-rising path to success.

LiveSafe enables two-way, real-time interaction between individuals and security and facilities teams. The convenience of using a smartphone to ask for help is a game-changing way to open up communication on safety- and security-related concerns. Users can send text, photos and videos and precise location information, to report incidents ranging from routine maintenance needs to suspicious activity to safety threats.

Businesses, hospitals, malls, college campuses and large sports and entertainment arenas use LiveSafe´s platform to create a safer environment for more than a million people.

LiveSafe provides mobile safety communications platform delivering actionable crowdsourced safety and security intelligence, preventing incidents before they occur and connecting people to the help they need.