SILICON VALLEY, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Knightscope, Inc. announced today its commitment to the Sandy Hook Promise (www.sandyhookpromise.org) whose mission is to “find and implement common sense solutions… to save lives in our communities and our country.”
“Tears, words and prayers are not enough. Together, we can make a colossal dent in the continuing violence”
Knightscope is developing technology with groundbreaking capability to predict and prevent crime. Crime has a $1+ trillion negative economic impact and Knightscope’s mission is to cut that in half – a bold mission for a hot new Silicon Valley startup.
“We founded Knightscope in response to the President and Sandy Hook’s calls to action and with the ultimate goal of providing an avenue for all Americans to join the fight against crime,” said William Santana Li, Chairman and CEO, Knightscope. “Tears, words and prayers are not enough. Together, we can make a colossal dent in the continuing violence,” continued Li.
The Company launched its #StopTheMadness campaign in an effort to cut crime by 50% nationwide and is calling on all Americans to positively impact every child and every community across the country.
Accredited investors may immediately back the effort by directly investing in Knightscope online at www.wefunder.com/knightscope. Utilizing changes afforded by the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) to solicit investors, Knightscope is driving investment into priorities of national importance.
“Your investment in Knightscope will accelerate the development of serious technology for a very serious problem that affects everyone,” stated Stacy Dean Stephens, VP Marketing & Sales, Knightscope.
The National Center for Education Statistics estimates 1.9 million incidents of violence, theft, or other crimes had taken place during the 2009-10 school year. Additionally, 790,000+ students reported carrying a weapon on school property on one or more days during a 30-day period because they felt unsafe. Time to #StopTheMadness.
About Knightscope, Inc.
Knightscope is developing technology with groundbreaking capability to predict and prevent crime utilizing autonomous operation, robotics, big data, sensors and predictive analytics. Autonomous Data Machines gather real-time on-site data and combine it with existing large data sets as well as relevant social network feeds, providing the ability to map the future. #StopTheMadness at www.knightscope.com