Utility a Decatur, GA-based company providing digital systems to frontline professionals such as law enforcement officers and first responders, received a majority investment from Greater Sum Ventures.
The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
The company intends to use the funds to increase investment in innovation and help further accelerate its growth.
Founded in 2000 and led by President and CEO Michael Nark, Utility delivers digital systems for public agencies that meet the demand of frontline professionals and the communities they serve through digital evidence management, in-car video, and advanced body cameras. Its suite of solutions include:
- EOS by Utility™: a patented policy-driven body camera on the market that automatically activates and records based on response to specific operational sensors
- POLARIS by Utility™: a cloud-based digital evidence and incident management platform that offers users a wide range of features and case management capabilities
- ROCKET by Utility™: an in-car communication and video platform complete with multi-dimensional capabilities and secure evidence-gathering automation to deliver comprehensive, time-saving intelligence
- HELIOS by Utility™: a central digital evidence management platform created for district attorneys, enabling the consolidation of digital files from various agencies into a singular organized interface
- PULSAR by Utility™: an AI-powered license plate capturing and alerting solution that strengthens the effectiveness of evidence collection and analysis
- TITAN by Utility™: a unified video access view for faster crime resolution and awareness to drive greater community safety, incident investigation, and suspect apprehension
Utility was previously backed by Hicks Holdings LLC of Dallas, which will continue as a minority investor, alongside new minority investor PSG Equity, a growth equity firm with a history of partnering with software and technology-enabled services companies to help accelerate their growth.