Verena Personal Security System for Marginalized Communities

Verena is a personal security system for marginalized communities, protecting users before, during, and after hate crimes, abuse, bullying, and more. It's built with privacy and security in mind. All messages are sent through our servers, leaving no trace on our user's phone. All of their important details are saved and encrypted locally on your device.


  • Providing victims of abuse with a method to record incidents
  • Enabling safe emergency communications during incidents of abuse
  • Creating a network of emergency contacts who can be alerted during incidents

Main Features

  • Incident log
  • Recording tool
  • Anonymously alert emergency contacts
  • Map containing places of refuge

Primary Audience

  • Organizations serving victims and survivors of abuse
  • Victims and survivors of abuse
  • Local governments and nonprofits supporting marginalized communities