Top 100 Company

January 07, 2020

The government technology market has seen an expansive growth in 2019 and we are proud to be selected as a GovTech 100 company for 2020!

Air Force Grant Awardee

December 30, 2019

AFRL and AFWERX have partnered to streamline the Small Business Innovation Research process in an attempt to speed up the experience, broaden the pool of potential applicants and decrease bureaucratic overhead. Beginning in SBIR 18.2,
and now in 19.3, the Air Force has begun offering 'Special' SBIR topics that are faster, leaner and open to a broader range of innovations.

Follow-On Investments

December 02, 2019

3AM Innovations becomes the 21st local company to confirm a growth-oriented injection of capital this year.

This Week In Startups

October 22, 2019

3AM joined the This Week In Startups podcast hosted by legendary investor Jason Calaconis. We were one of his top choices! #bestThingSinceTheAirpack

Graduation Day

September 26, 2019

Today, after being mentored by experienced partners and helped by influential designers, we deliver our pitch to a crowd of 500+ at A/D/O during climate week in NYC. Next week we fly to San Francisco to do it all again....

First Due Podcast

July 03, 2019

3AM appeared on Fire Engineering Magazine's First Due Podcast...

ResponderX Showcase in Chicago

June 27, 2019

We joined our friends from Responder Ventures, Amazon, and Verizon in Chicago for an invite only event. Humbling to see decorated first responders be honored by Darley for all that they have done to protect their communities...

3AM Joins Smart Cities Accelerator, Urban-X

June 07, 2019

URBAN-X, a BMW backed New York-based accelerator for urban tech startups, has announced a sixth cohort comprised of seven companies, several of which could yield safety and service improvements for local governments.

The Benefits of Customer Interviews

May 03, 2019

Through the I-Corps National Teams Program, 3AM used NSF funding to travel the country and conduct customer interviews.

[T]he team visited 18 states and spoke to over 150 customers and other individuals who are invested in the ecosystem of fire safety in the United States. 

ResponderX Showcase in NYC

April 15, 2019

We joined our friends from Responder Ventures, Amazon, and Verizon in NYC for an intimate event with first responders, government officials, and VC's. Needless to say we lost our voices but found so many opportunities...

3AM's Ron Cabrera Joins Danny Sheridan at FDIC

April 12, 2019

FDIC 2019 was a whirlwind as always! While we were there, Ron was asked to join Danny Sheridan's Fire Engineering show.

Five Buffalo Startups To Watch

February 07, 2019

The founders of SomaDetect, Tactiva Therapeutics, 3AM Innovations, RepHike and Femi Secrets believe they\'re unlocking the potential of their companies and expect big growth going forward.

3AM on Latitude Podcast

January 25, 2019

Patrick O'Connor... and his partner Ryan Litt have developed patented technology that tracks firefighters in real time, in any location. Host Nate Benson chats with the founders of 3AM Innovations about bringing technology into a fire scene. 

I-Corps Grads

November 26, 2018

We graduated the UNY I-Corps program. We lost more sleep, absorbed more knowledge, and made more friends (customers, influencers, and partners). Sarah rocked the closing ceremonies and we have this video to prove it! \m/

LaunchNY Featured Portfolio Company

November 18, 2018

We are very proud and thankful to be part of LaunchNY. It's humbling to see our team featured throughout this beautiful video, which exemplifies our burgeoning startup community in the upstate! #buffalove

ResponderX Showcase in San Francisco

November 15, 2018

We've teamed up with Responder Ventures and Amazon to showcase the next generation of technology for 911, Police, Fire, and EMS. Technology that can make our first responders more effective and our communities safer. Join us to demo the technology of the future, that's ready for your agency now.

Top 500 Deeptech Startup

October 24, 2018

This year, Hello Tomorrow had a record of over 4,500 applications from 119 countries. Being in the Top 500 means 3AM Innovations is recognized as one of the most promising projects in deep tech to date. 

10 Best Startups in Buffalo for 2019

October 18, 2018

The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Buffalo, New York for 2019. Pretty cool to be included again.

Closing in on $1M

October 03, 2018

The company, led by co-founders Patrick O’Connor and Ryan Litt, recently closed $1 million in private financing to support development of its sales infrastructure and further refinement of its hardware and software product. The friends and family round included contributions from Z80 Labs and Launch NY.

Featured on the Smart Firefighting Podcast

September 03, 2018

Episode 19 - 3AM Innovations Cracking the Code to Indoor Firefighter Tracking - Kevin talks with Thomas Merrill, Fire Commissioner of Snyder Fire Department, about firefighter tracking and accountability. They discuss how technology is helping firefighters stay safer.

Partnering with Responder Ventures & Amazon

August 07, 2018

ResponderXLabs was built to support the growing importance of technology for public safety. By bringing together industry, the Program provides enablement resources to entrepreneurs to give cutting-edge technology an easier path to market and first responders better access to the solutions they need.

43North Semi-finalist

July 23, 2018

43North announced its list of semifinalists today, with 185 companies out of 485 initial applicants making it to the next round of judging.

FLARE Is Certified Technology

July 02, 2018

The Arrow Certified Technology badge lets backers know that Arrow engineers have verified that your electronic and/or software design is feasible for manufacturing.

Best Emerging Tech Company in Buffalo

May 03, 2018

3AM has won Best Emerging Tech Company in Buffalo for 2018. We are humbled and thankful to InfoTech and our community. We will ensure Buffalo is proud of this decision. Now back to work...

We're participating in Bright Buffalo Niagara

April 02, 2018

More than 100 high-tech companies have pitched their ideas to investors at our annual events, gaining valuable exposure to Buffalo's entrepreneurial ecosystem. Bright Buffalo Niagara participants have raised more than $40 million in funding.

Founder Friday

April 06, 2018

Patrick O’Connor’s experience first-hand as a volunteer firefighter made him realize the opportunity to better protect those who serve. This led him to start 3AM Innovations, a startup developing wearable technology (called FLARE) that allows you to track a firefighter’s location in a burning building.

Best Emerging Tech Company Finalist

March 28, 2018

3AM has made it to the finals of InfoTech's BETAS 2018. We're humbled to join our fellow nominees in the "Best Emerging Tech Company" category. Hope to catch you at the event on May 3rd.

LaunchNY's LaunchHour

March 21, 2018

We gave fellow startups our best advice on building a Board of Directors and an Advisory Board.

10 Best Startups in Buffalo for 2018

March 10, 2018

The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Buffalo, New York. Pretty cool to be included.

FDIC Bound

February 26, 2018

Come see us at booth 744: we'll be spreading some #buffalove with a hand-crafted booth, made of re-purposed Buffalo wood & steel. Because that's how we do things in Buffalo... in Indy!

Utility Patent Granted

January 02, 2018

The present invention relates to a tracking and accountability device and system, and particular to a system for communicating between individuals within and beyond a predetermined range, and for aiding in the safety of emergency responders.

Spectrum News Interview

October 09, 2017

These days, you can find Patrick O'Connor in the offices of his company, 3AM Innovations—but it was his years as a Grand Island volunteer firefighter that inspired its first product...

14 Buffalo Tech Startups to Watch

August 24, 2017

3AM Innovations was founded by a Buffalo-area volunteer firefighter who “was tired of waiting for the tech scene to develop the necessary tools for first responders to ensure everyone comes home safely.”

43 North Semifinalist

July 03, 2017

Learn more about the companies vying for one of eight cash prizes, in addition to incubator space, mentorship, and tax-free operation for 10 years under the STARTUP-NY program.

In Focus

June 30, 2017

The goal of former Grand Island volunteer firefighter and founder of 3AM Innovations Patrick O’Connor is to ensure first responders get home safely at the end of the day.

3AM Rocks FDIC

April 24, 2017

The FDIC "Experience" is hard to convey via mere statistics, percentages and words.  You'll hear many of our past attendees talk about the "hallway conversations," "life-long friendships," and the power of this event to "recharge the passion."

Featured Startup

February 24, 2017

3AM Innovations is developing a system that helps fire departments track personnel during emergency situations, replacing the decidedly old-fashioned way most departments operate   

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