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San Francisco, CA, United States, 2014/03/20 - Regroup, the leading provider of Emergency Notification and Mass Communication solutions, has been selected to collaborate with San Francisco’s Department of Emergency Management through the Mayor’s new Entrepreneurship-in-Residence Program.
Regroup announced today that it will work with the City and County of San Francisco’s Department of Emergency Management on enhanced communication services through the new Entrepreneurship-in-Residence Program launched by the Mayor’s Office. Out of almost 200 companies that applied, Regroup was one of 6 selected and the only Emergency Notification and Mass Communication provider.
Following the announcement from Mayor Edwin M. Lee, Joe DiPasquale, CEO of Regroup, said,“We are very honored to be selected by the Department of Emergency Management to collaborate on emergency messaging needs. San Francisco’s technological expertise and guidance will continue Regroup’s position as the most customer-focused, feature-rich, and easy-to-use mass messaging platform.”
“San Francisco is home to the world’s greatest entrepreneurs, the ones who have ‘disrupted’ numerous industries, and we are bringing those same disruptive technologies to improve delivery of City services for our residents,” said Mayor Lee. “The Entrepreneurship-in-Residence program brings together government and startups to explore ways we can use technology to make government more accountable, efficient and responsive.”
Regroup will be collaborating with the Department of Emergency Management to explore new ways to handle emergency mass messaging across multiple disparate platforms. Regroup has the ability to quickly and easily reach large numbers of people across a wide range of situations and environments, critical factors for enhancing public safety in cities and states.
San Francisco’s EIR program is the first ever within government that helps startups develop technology-enabled products and services to address national issues of critical importance.
Regroup (regroup.com), the leading provider of Emergency Notification and Mass Communication solutions, was founded at Stanford University in 2006 to solve the need that organizations have for easy, effective multi-modal messaging. Regroup offers one-click messaging to mobile (text/voice), landlines, email, social media, websites, and more. Regroup stands apart from other messaging systems with its ease of use, seamless integrations with social media and client databases, unparalleled reliability, and unlimited text/voice/email messaging. Regroup offers 24/7/365 day a year support and saves clients’ money - on average 50%. Regroup currently serves government clients, educational institutions, non-profits and businesses.