St. John’s Sentinel Alert secures $525K in seed round financing
By Anthony Capkun
January 26, 2016 – Sentinel Alert (St. John’s, N.L.)—a provider of sensor-based safety software that aims to reduce worker accidents—says it has closed $525,000 in seed round financing.
Today’s investment came from Pelorus Venture Capital ($250,000), which manages Venture Newfoundland & Labrador; equity investment firm Killick Capital; and a private angel investor.
“We want to use technology to help make people’s lives better at work, and Pelorus Venture Capital and Killick Capital both support that mission,” said Sarah Murphy, Sentinel Alert co-founder and CEO. “Their investment and expertise in our target industries will allow us to grow our staff and operations throughout Canada and the U.S. over the next year.”
According to Sentinel’s LinkedIn profile, “Our solution understands worker habits in the field and can detect the very moment something goes wrong. With Sentinel Alert, you can ensure your workers are connected to help at the moment they need it most.”