SlateSafety Raises $1.7M in Seed Funding


SlateSafety, an Atlanta, GA-based provider of a connected safety platform, raised $1.7M in seed funding.

The round was led by RFSI. Previous investors included Dorm Room Fund and angel investor Chris Klaus via Georgia Tech’s Create-X Startup Launch Fund.

Founded in Atlanta in 2016 by Zack Braun, CEO, SlateSafety (formerly FireHUD) has received over $2M in funding from both the National Science Foundation and the United States Air Force to develop and deploy an easy-to-use wearable that enables real-time group physiological monitoring for first responders, the military, and industrial workers. SlateSafety holds two patents.

Through the collection of critical biometric markers such as heart rate and core body temperature, SlateSafety creates personalized profiles that predict exertion levels for all group members and provides real-time alerts in order to prevent injuries and deaths.