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RapidDeploy Recognized as a 2024 Most Innovative Company by Fast Company!

We’re thrilled to announce that RapidDeploy has been named as a Most Innovative Company on Fast Company's 2024 list, winning in the “rapid response” category for 2024! This recognition celebrates our commitment to revolutionizing the public safety sector with innovative solutions that are reshaping emergency response, reducing response times and honoring our mission of saving lives by reducing response times.

Shining a Spotlight on Innovative Technology in Public Safety

Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies list is a significant honor that recognizes companies that are setting new standards with an innovation-driven focus. This recognition highlights our dedication to pushing boundaries, driving better outcomes in mission-critical situations,  reshaping the public safety landscape and improving the safety of communities worldwide.

RapidDeploy achieved significant milestones in the past year by delivering on the promise of Next Generation 911 (NG911). In 2023 we launched Lightning, the groundbreaking mobile app designed to deliver critical 911 data directly to field responders' smartphones and tablets.  

RapidDeploy's collaboration with the Kansas 911 Coordinating Council to roll out the Lightning mobile app to 25,000 first responders marked a milestone in advancing NG911 solutions statewide. By leveraging cloud-native mapping, analytics and mobile technology, RapidDeploy is leading the public safety industry by providing enhanced situational awareness data to first responders in the field.  

Our Mission and Celebrating Our Team and Partners’ Commitment to Innovation

At RapidDeploy, we recognize that our team is the cornerstone of innovation and our mission to save lives, and our achievements wouldn’t be possible without the dedication of our entire team. We continue to challenge the status quo by advancing public safety technology that provides the promise of NG911 data, workflows and ongoing collaboration advancements that save lives.  

RapidDeploy is on a journey to provide NG911 solutions that support the unified emergency response workflow. By doing so, NG911 will further extend into the field and the overall benefits of enhanced situational awareness will be realized by all first responders in the field.  

This achievement wouldn't have been possible without the dedication and creativity of our incredible team and the unwavering support of our clients and partners. We're immensely proud of the collaborative efforts that have led us to this momentous recognition.

Meet the Most Interesting Man in the World Saving Lives

At the heart of our innovation and mission-driven focus is our CEO & co-founder, Steve Raucher, who was recently featured on the Electrifying Growth podcast hosted by Edison Partners. Here he shared insights into RapidDeploy's journey, leadership ethos and core principles driving our ascent in the govtech space. Listen to the episode, "One of the Most Interesting Men in the World: Saving Lives and Making Money with Steve Raucher of RapidDeploy," to learn more about our mission-driven approach to innovation, and why this led to our recognition by Fast Company as a Most Innovative Company in 2024.

At RapidDeploy, we're not just reimagining emergency response—we're defining the future of public safety. Thank you to Fast Company for this incredible honor, and here's to continued innovation and impact in the years to come! To learn more about our recognition and the innovative solutions driving our mission, check out our press release here.

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