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Security: Integrated Guarding – The 21st Century Residential and Commercial Real Estate Security Handbook

A 21st century survival guide and handbook

Steve’s industry leading security handbook explores the evolution of security guard services and how innovation is disrupting a $25 billion industry. Technological advancements into the 21st century is evolving within the security industry by transitioning from traditional security guards to video monitoring-based integrated guarding solutions. Industry leading security guard companies along with venture capital firms are quietly investing in integrated guarding solutions. This book explores the security guard services industry, video monitoring services, integrated guarding, and its effects on commercial real estate. As new threats continue to emerge, security services, particularly integrated guarding, will have critical role in protecting the safety and security of our most valuable assets.

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Security Portfolio

Steve’s passion for security and entrepreneurship lead to the creation of Overwatch Capital which enables emerging growth companies within the security and defense sector access to seed capital and valuable resources. Currently, these investments include:

Guardopolis

Investor and Board Member

Guardopolis is a Software as a Service platform allowing clients to request on-demand security personnel or schedule reoccurring services for your residential, multi-family, or commercial properties, 24/7. We connect security companies to property owners and managers via a mobile platform (App) available on Android or iOS devices. Our solution is fully customizable to meet any budgetary requirements, specific security requests, and geographic locations.

S3 Security

Investor and Board Member

S3 Security (S3) provides innovative community-based security patrol services for over 100 client sites throughout North Florida (Jacksonville, Gainesville, and Tallahassee). The integrated guarding services include real-time video surveillance, mobile vehicle patrol services, armed officers, state-of-the-art report technologies, and other on-site security services. Currently, S3 provides security services for over 75,000 residents through North Florida.

WideEye Surveillance

Investor and Board Member

WideEye Surveillance (WideEye) provides real-time Video Monitoring Services (VMS) delivering an innovative and cost-effective approach to crime prevention in our state-of-the-art network operations center. Real-time monitoring provides security and/or law enforcement officers the tools to stop crimes before they happen. Our 24/7/365 integrated guarding approach ensures a secure environment protecting people and investments while minimizing the financial burden of safeguarding your most valuable assets. WideEye integrates with most pre-existing camera/CCTV solutions and costs much less than a traditional security guard.

Hexagon Security

Investor and Board Member

Hexagon Security (Hex) provides integrated guarding security services throughout Atlanta, GA. Hex provides a tailored approach to clients in Multi-Family Housing, Commercial Real Estate, Student Housing, Homeowners Associations, and Community Improvement Districts. Our security model combines the newest technology and community-oriented security methodology. This combination has allowed Hex to become the leading security residential patrol provider in Atlanta, GA.

Forte Defense

Investor and Board Member

Forte Defense (Forte) delivers reality based training experiences, specifically designed for active shooter and corporate threats. The mission is to provide a comprehensive training package with an exclusive set of progressive training evolutions specifically focused on the needs of today’s high-net worth individual and business executive. Forte’s customized courses develop practical skill sets students will immediately take-away and put into use enhancing not only their personal safety, but the safety of their family, home, business assets, and members of the local community.

Asset Overwatch Services

Investor and Board Member

Asset Overwatch Services (AOS) provides customized integrated security solutions for large-scale residential and commercial real estate developments throughout the Southeast United States. AOS supports multi-site real estate ownership groups by leveraging technology and managed services to deliver best in class resources ensuring an effective yet practical security solution.

Knightscope, Inc.

Investor Preferred Equity Series M Round

A Silicon Valley start-up founded in 2013, Knightscpe utilizes artificial intelligence to predict and prevent crime using autonomous robots. The versatile robots (K1, K3, K5, and K7) provide physical security solutions “Hardware + Software + Humans” to reduce costs by providing a 24/7 force multiplier effect as well as advanced anomaly detection capabilities.

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About Me

Steve Muntean

Steve is an investor leading the charge for innovation in the security services sector. His company, Overwatch Capital, invests in people and technology disrupting a centuries-old security services industry by combining video surveillance technologies, on-demand software apps, mobile patrol services, on-site services, and state of the art reporting technologies. Steve’s portfolio companies are fast growing with a vibrant, merit-based culture and are dedicated to being the next generation of tech-enabled security services that customers need in today’s complex security environment.

His sector focused expertise includes experience as an Investor, Venture Capital backed CEO, State Law Enforcement Lieutenant, 5X Entrepreneur, Author, and Board Member. Steve serves on numerous boards with fiduciary responsibilities, his favorite non-for-profit role is acting Chair for Young Presidents Organization (YPO) Southeast and Caribbean Chapter. He graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a BA in Corporate Communication and earned an MA in Homeland Security from American Military University. Steve is curious about human performance exploration and breaking through the status quo in areas of health, wealth, and happiness.

Speaking Engagements

As a nationally-recognized security expert and successful technology entrepreneur, Steve draws upon his past law enforcement experiences to energize and motivate audiences across multiple industry verticals while delivering meaningful safety and security best practices.

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