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AvantGuard PERS Summit looks at fall detection, other trends

July 29, 2015Spencer Ives

AvantGuard's PERS Summit is coming up at the end of September in Park City, Utah, and the company recently released the event's itinerary. This event is held every two years now, with the last being in 2013. While MAMA is also hosting its annual meeting this fall, the two cover different areas of PERS monitoring, even complementing each other. “We've created this conference for specific PERS dealers. It's apples and oranges different from MAMA, where they're more focused on the government aspect,”...

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PERS professionals to gather in Orlando

July 22, 2015Spencer Ives

ORLANDO, Fla.—Eighty percent of PERS companies are expected to be represented at the Medical Alert Monitoring Association's annual meeting this year, according to Daniel Oppenheim, a MAMA board member and VP of Affiliated Monitoring.“Anyone who is connected to medical alert, personal emergency response or telehealth should be there. It's for people who are serious about the [medical alert] industry,” Oppenheim told Security Systems News. He expects about 250 attendees at this year's...

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Private equity firm invests in MobileHelp

June 6, 2014Leif Kothe

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Florida-based private equity firm Stonehenge Growth Equity Partners has invested an undisclosed amount in MobileHelp, a mobile PERS provider based here.Stonehenge Growth Equity Partners, the private equity firm that invested in MobileHelp, specializes in growth-stage, tech-enabled companies, likes the recurring revenue business model, and typically invests between $1 million and $5 million, according to its website.Unlike MobileHelp's formal equity round in 2012, which raised...

MAMA, mobile PERS, MobileHelp, physical security, SSN, Stonehenge Growth Equity Partners

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