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Mar 16th, 2016  Huffington Post Tells EmergenSee Safety App Story

How Road Rage Incident Prompted Father to Develop Next Wave Safety App There are moments in our lives that serve as major turning points, causing us to reassess what is truly important. Phil Reitnour has had a couple of those events, starting with the death of his beloved wife after a four-year battle with breast cancer. In her final days, Phil made a promise that he would protect their four children and keep them safe. That promise was put to the test a few years ago when Phil and his children were attending the Shane Victorino Golf Benefit in Maui. It was late at night when Phil and the kids left the event, and the road back to their hotel […]
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Feb 13th, 2015  EmergenSee at WSL “Follow Your Instincts”

Listen to Many, but Follow Your Instincts! Meetup at WSL: Phil Reitnour Phil Reitnour, Founder and CEO of EmergenSee February 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am  Phil, along with his family founded EmergenSee, a real-time personal security system for smartphones. His creative ideas, strategic planning and tactical execution has led to the development and creation of this innovative new technology. Prior to EmergenSee, Phil has over 21 years of visionary entrepreneurial experience, which include ventures in Real Estate, Banking and Retail Petroleum. After a 10 year Banking career, Phil formed Reitnour Energy Corp in 1992 that he built from the ground up and sold to Mobil Oil in 1994. Phil was a founding investor and advisor for New Century Bank, a […]
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Jan 7th, 2015  ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ gives Philly Tech a boost

  ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ gave this Philly tech company a much-needed boost Lauren Hertzler Staff Writer- Philadelphia Business Journal Center City-based Neat Co. got some airtime on the NBC reality show “Celebrity Apprentice” Monday night. The show’s contestants were assigned a task to create a TV ad boasting Neat’s cloud-based Smart Organization Systems. The winner got $40,000 ($20,000 of which was from Neat) to contribute to the charity of choice. Neat’s Chief Marketing Officer Evan Kramer and Rafi Spero, a co-founder of Neat, appeared in the episode. They announced the celebrity contestants’ tasks and judged them on their execution. The airing created a national buzz around Neat, Kramer said. And it couldn’t have come at a better time. “The show demonstrated our desire and ambition to migrate more […]
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Jan 5th, 2015  Phil Shares His Experience At Walnut Street Labs

  Walnut Street Labs – A Startup Incubator and Innovation Lab in West Chester, PA Phil Reitnour – Founder and CEO of EmergenSee Phil, along with his family founded EmergenSee, a real-time personal security system for smartphones. His creative ideas, strategic planning and tactical execution has led to the development and creation of this innovative new technology. Prior to EmergenSee, Phil has over 21 years of visionary entrepreneurial experience, which include ventures in Real Estate, Banking and Retail Petroleum. After a 10 year Banking career, Phil formed Reitnour Energy Corp in 1992 that he built from the ground up and sold to Mobil Oil in 1994. Phil was a founding investor and advisor for New Century Bank a Pennsylvania community bank startup […]
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Oct 19th, 2014  Shark Tank Blogger Talks About Personal Security App

Shark Tank Blogger Talks About Personal Security App Rob Merlino, blogger and writer talks about EmergenSee’s up coming appearance on  Shark Tank, episode 604, airing this Friday, October 24th on ABC. Phil Reitnour and Jason D. Friedberg enter the Shark Tank seeking funding for EmergenSee, their personal security app, in episode 604. Philip Reitnour founded the company behind the app in 2012 after witnessing a road rage incident. The personal security app is being used on dozens of college campuses nationwide, but its usefulness goes beyond campus security. Users are able to alert a group of people they pre-select who’ll be notified at the touch of a button should a dangerous situation or accident occur. EmergenSee is a free download, but the $8.99 per month subscription connects users to a 24/7 professional monitoring center that logs the […]
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Jul 17th, 2014  WUSA 9 – EmergenSee Founder Phil Reitnour

WUSA 9 Looks at New App that could prevent campus violence. Colleges are turning to mobile technology to help prevent sexual assaults on campus. Phil Reitnour talks about EmergenSee’s live streaming video, GPS location Technology and 24 / 7 Professional Monitoring Centers. EmergenSee’s Pre-Set Timer allows users to set a timer, if the alarm expires before you turn it off, EmergenSee automatically starts and incident, alerting your pre-selected safety contacts or 24 / 7 Professional Monitoring Center. Full Interview Here!
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