Venuetize Acquires Prepared Response

Venuetize Acquires Prepared Response

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Continues to Build its Mobile Platform by Adding Safety & Security Module

Tampa, FL – Venuetize LLC today announced it has acquired the assets of Prepared Response, Inc., the leading innovator of emergency preparedness and crisis management solutions in the United States. Venuetize creates seamless, integrated mobile-first experiences for sports teams, multi-purpose entertainment venues, entertainment districts, and other large facilities. The newly acquired software enables Venuetize to add a safety and security module to its contextually-aware mobile platform, which includes existing modules of ticketing, parking, mobile wallet, proximity marketing, interactive maps, advanced wayfinding and navigation, single sign on, loyalty and rewards, and traffic and transportation, to name a few.

“Prepared Response has built a robust suite of security products that provide a valuable complement to our existing platform as a service,” says Jon Romm, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Venuetize. “Adding this crucial level of safety and security capabilities empowers all Venuetize clients to protect their customers, patrons, staff, and property.”

Venuetize will now offer features such as an incident command system, digital floor plans, emergency planning tools, evacuation routes, map annotation, mass communication, real-time communication and collaboration with emergency responders, and critical information storage and access.

“We are thrilled to now be able to offer critical safety and security features to our current venues and new customers, including stadiums, arenas, airports, hospitals, malls, recreational attractions, hotels, and other types of venues where large volumes of people gather in a commercial setting,” says Karri Zaremba, Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer of Venuetize.

Venuetize will continue to support and build upon the Rapid Responder platform, which is currently used by more than 1,300 public safety agencies nationwide and is SAFETY Act Certified by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as a Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology, along with being endorsed by the National Sheriffs’ Association. Rapid Responder is currently deployed in airports, educational facilities, public buildings, critical infrastructure, and private facilities across the United States.

About Venuetize

We are innovators in people engagement for businesses where large groups of people congregate. Venuetize is a mobile-first platform as a service, leveraging an integrated ecosystem that optimizes the intersection of personalized data, marketing analytics, relevant/targeted content, and interactive technologies in order to acquire, retain, and monetize loyal user bases across multiple market verticals. Venuetize’s platform specializes in deep third party integrations and location-detection for contextual awareness. Venuetize was established in 2014 as a means of capitalizing on the highly fragmented market around the venue-based sports and entertainment industry.

The privately held company has offices in a number of locations throughout the United States. Additional information can be found at www.venuetize.com

About Prepared Response, Inc.

Prepared Response Inc. is the leading innovator of emergency preparedness and crisis management solutions in the nation. For over a decade, Prepared Response has provided industry leading technology and consulting services that have been proven to save lives and mitigate property damage. The company’s flagship product, Rapid Responder, is used by over 1,300 public safety agencies nationwide and is SAFETY Act Certified by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as a Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology, along with being endorsed by the National Sheriffs’ Association. Rapid Responder is currently deployed in educational facilities, public buildings, critical infrastructure and private facilities across the U.S.

The privately held company is headquartered in Kirkland, Washington. Additional information can be found at www.preparedresponse.com or by calling 866.862.7741

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For more information, contact:
Tyler Platts
tplatts@venuetize.com
Phone: 206.315.9665

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