Public safety software company SceneDoc closes follow-on round


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SceneDoc Inc, a Toronto-based law enforcement and public safety software provider, has raised an undisclosed follow-on financing. The round was co-led by Responder Ventures, Motorola Solutions Venture Capital and iGan Partners, which led the company’s $4 million Series A financing in 2015. SceneDoc said it plans to use the funds raised to expand its sales and marketing, bring its mobile data collection platform to new global markets, and accelerate product development. Founded in 2011 by CEO Alex Kottoor and CTO Adrian Bubalo, SceneDoc is also backed by MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund and several angel investors.

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SceneDoc Closes Investment Round to Support Ambitious Growth

Palm Beach, FL, USA, May 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Palm Beach, Florida, April 19, 2017 — SceneDoc Inc., a global law enforcement and public safety software provider, today announced the completion of a round of financing co-led by Responder Ventures (Palm Beach, FL), Motorola Solutions Venture Capital (Schaumburg, Illinois) and iGan Partners (Toronto, Ontario).

SceneDoc is public safety’s new standard for mobile data collection. By modernizing with SceneDoc, agencies operate with higher levels of clarity and control, with fewer moving parts, capturing data and reporting at the point of need. SceneDoc Collect, the overarching platform, provides public safety professionals with an ability to securely collect eNotes, eForms, create sketches and reports, and capture audio, video, and photos. SceneDoc is saving officers 50% of the time they spend on administrative functions, resulting in less time reporting and more time keeping the communities they serve safe. SceneDoc recently released an autonomous module for eCitations, building on a mission to becoming the de facto standard in how data is being collected in public safety.

The company will use the funding to expand its sales and marketing efforts, bring its mobile data collection platform to new global markets, and accelerate product development.

“The evolution for core police operations to be augmented with a smartphone or tablet device is imminent and we are going to see rapid growth in the public safety mobile application ecosystem attributable to advances with FirstNet. Our ongoing strategy to becoming the leading solution in public safety data collection remains clear,” said Alex Kottoor, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer.

According to Nathanial Wish, Founder of Responder Ventures, “SceneDoc is driving innovation in efficiency and accuracy vital to addressing pressing challenges facing law enforcement agencies today. Our mission at Responder Ventures is to identify the leading solutions for public safety’s most challenging problems. Our investment in SceneDoc reflects a strong belief the Company has addressed several key issues within law enforcement including mobility in evidence collection and efficiency in reporting. As both a leading solution and early entrant in to a fast-growing space, SceneDoc has the opportunity to drive impact through modernization for law enforcement.”

About SceneDoc

SceneDoc is public safety’s new standard for mobile data collection. By modernizing with SceneDoc, agencies operate with higher levels of clarity and control, with fewer moving parts, capturing data and reporting at the point of need. SceneDoc is saving officers 50% of the time they spend on administrative functions, resulting in less time reporting and more time keeping the communities they serve safe. See why our customers are advocates at http://www.scenedoc.com.

About Responder Ventures

Responder Ventures, LLC is a venture capital firm formed to identify, invest in, and manage a portfolio of technology companies that provide innovative products and solutions to the public safety sector. With a team of seasoned industry and investment professionals, Responder is dedicated to addressing the most pressing problems within public safety by investing in technologies and supporting entrepreneurs that make our communities, and those who serve them, safer. www.responderventures.com

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