Understanding and managing the effects of second-hand trauma could help improve the lives of hundreds of thousands of first responders.
California is currently experiencing the worst drought conditions since 2016. While this water shortage is impacting everything from agriculture to drinking water supply, the interactions between drought and wildfire are of particular concern.
Local News Matters published a feature on Monday highlighting Perimeter’s potential to improve public safety communications through its work in Palo Alto and with the National Guard.
Perimeter was awarded a $15,000 contract with the National Guard on Friday after winning the virtual ‘Beat the Blaze’ hackathon.
Perimeter was featured in TechCrunch on Monday after the company announced that it had finished raising a $1 million pre-seed investment round.
Perimeter CEO and co-founder Bailey Farren appeared on Rebuild NorthBay’s disaster resiliency podcast in March to discuss her work supporting first responders.
“I think what it means to be an entrepreneur is to be someone who pays so much attention to their environment that they recognize when the status quo isn’t good enough for people who are being affected,” said Perimeter co-founder Bailey Farren on the most recent episode of the Stairway to CEO podcast.
Perimeter was recognized as one of the “most human and altruistic tech projects of the year” as part of the 2020 Good Tech Awards, an end-of-year article published in The New York Times.
After advancing as a Top 100 Semifinalist at last week’s Startup of the Year Summit, Perimeter was one of only seven companies to receive the 2020 World Impact Award.
Perimeter was one of three companies featured in a Business Insider article released last week which detailed the role of new startups in combatting high-profile disaster events.