News Article

September 6th 2017

How a Louisville murder helped launch a startup that prevents domestic violence

The 1993 murder of Louisville resident Mary Byron prompted two local tech entrepreneurs to create a victim notification system, which today is being used by nearly all U.S. state governments. While the technology still forms the basis for Appriss, the company has grown to 650 employees and has diversified to tackle other data-based challenges in fields as varied as retail fraud and opioid addiction.