SafetyCulture boosts its workplace safety tools, hits $1.6B valuation
SafetyCulture, a startup developing software for workplace safety and quality management, today announced that it closed a new round of funding, valuing the company at $1.6 billion. Queensland, Australia-based SafetyCulture, which was founded in 2004, offers a mobile and web app called iAuditor for workplace safety and quality standards; it’s designed to collect data, standardize operations, and identify problems. “The SafetyCulture journey started with a simple question: How do we keep people in the workplace safe? After witnessing the tragedy of workplace incidents in my time as a private investigator, I realized something needed to be done when it came to safety in the workplace,” Anear told VentureBeat via email. “We’ve built a reputation globally for helping some of the most dangerous industries digitize and adhere to safety and quality protocols.