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Local Aid for Local Emergencies

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2012
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

Recovers is a disaster preparedness and recovery technology company based in San Francisco. Their platform was developed by tornado survivor Caitria O'Neill and engineer Alvin Liang to connect local aid with local needs. Recovers works with insurance companies and municipalities, mitigating risk and saving time and reducing payout. From Moore, OK to New York City after Hurricane Sandy, the company is changing the face of disaster recovery.


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    Caitria O'Neill

    Caitria has worked for Harvard Law Review and the US State Department, and brings legal, political and editorial experience to the team. When not organizing tornado relief, she spends time leading backpacking trips and reading. She holds an A.B degree in Government from Harvard University and has completed FEMA NIMS 700/800 ICS 100/200.

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    Morgan O'Neill
    Chief Science Officer/co-founder

    Morgan has over 3 years of experience in political campaigns ranging from city council races to a presidential election. She is a MA-certified EMT-B and actively volunteers for an ambulance service. She has a B.Sc. in Physics from UNH and is now pursuing a doctorate at MIT in Atmospheric Physics.

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    Alvin Liang

    Since receiving his S.B. and M.Eng. degrees from MIT, Alvin has worked in a range of industries, specializing in start-ups. He was previously a software engineer in San Francisco, CA for Crittercism, and in Cambridge, MA for LabLife (now part of LabGuru). He misses biology research from time to time.


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    Christopher Austen, Goodwin Procter LLP

Previous Investors

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    Knight Foundation Program Related Investment $340,000