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First Guardian 8 Utility Patent Allowed For US Market

Company’s Integration Of Emergency Message Playback via Bluetooth® Is Officially Protected . SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- 10/16/2012 – Guardian 8 Corporation, a wholly owned operating subsidiary of Guardian 8 Holdings (OTCQB: GRDH), announced today that the company received notification on October 4, 2012 from the US Patent & Trademark Office that application 12/490,461 was allowed to proceed to issuance upon payment of standard transaction fees, which has since taken place. The application dates back to June 24, 2009 and now protects an important differentiator between Guardian 8’s core product, the Pro V2, and less sophisticated personal defense devices. The product is expected to launch in the first quarter of 2013 with select customers on a wait list of over 700 companies seeing a beta version of the product prior to the full release. Guardian 8 has been developing the technologies in its device since 2009, when inventor Charles Andy Ross, Jr. first conceived ... Read More


Guardian 8 Hires Rojas For Customer Expertise

Setting foundation for building best-in-class customer support. SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- 10/9/2012 -- Guardian 8 Corporation, a wholly owned operating subsidiary of Guardian 8 Holdings (OTCBB: GRDH), announced today that the company has hired Jose Rojas, former VP of Customer Service at TASER® International, to lead the Customer Support department at Guardian 8 and provide assistance in the company’s international sales efforts. Rojas began his engagement at Guardian 8 on October 1, 2012. Guardian 8 CEO, Steve Cochennet, commented “Adding Jose to our core team is an important step in delivering on our promise to our customers and ensuring that our professional grade product is properly supported. We’re delighted to have him join us.” Guardian 8 has developed a tremendous customer demand for evaluation units and Rojas’ experience in supporting a product launch is anticipated to be a central role for him at the company. Guardian 8 is developing a product which ... Read More


Guardian 8 Receives Significant International Interest, Pursuing Distribution Partners

Company garners interest from over 70 distributors in seventeen Central & South American countries. SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- 8/13/2012 – Guardian 8 Corporation, a wholly owned operating subsidiary of Guardian 8 Holdings (OTCQB: GRDH), announced today that it has engaged an Arizona-based consultant to provide guidance in its pursuit of international distributors in the western hemisphere. The company has attended security industry conferences ASIS and ISC-West in 2011 and 2012, attracting prospective distributors from across the globe. Guardian 8 CEO, Steve Cochennet, commented “The international response to our Pro V2 product offering has been spectacular. We have received interest from seventeen countries in Central and South America alone.” Public documents released by the company indicate that the international market presents a $20 Billion sales opportunity. Guardian 8 cited the need for multi-lingual skills and local market knowledge as the reason for hiring the consultant. A significant development for Guardian 8 ... Read More


Guardian 8 Eliminates Substantial Debt And Increases Cash From Exercise of Warrants

Ninety-Six Percent of Convertible Debt Converts To Equity, Including Holdings Of Four Board Members and CEO. SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- 7/25/2012 -- Guardian 8 Holdings (OTCQB: GRDH) announced today that $544,500 of debt has been eliminated in the conversion of convertible promissory notes to shares of common stock just months before the launch of its subsidiary’s G8 Pro V2 defense device. Four board members and GRDH’s CEO, holding $165,000 in convertible debt, were included among the transactions completed in late June. Guardian 8 CEO, Steve Cochennet, commented “I’m very pleased to see this level of confidence as we prepare to launch the G8 Pro V2 in the fourth quarter of this year. Guardian 8 continues to execute very well and being virtually debt-free at this time is a critical achievement for us.” Guardian 8 raised $61,750 in warrants associated with the debt conversions. Cochennet continued by saying ... Read More


Guardian 8 Personal Defense Product Earns Innovation Nomination

SCOTTSDALE, AZ -06/19/2012 - Guardian 8 Holdings (OTCQB: GRDH) (PINKSHEETS: GRDH), developer of the innovative "G8 Pro V2" defense device, announced today that the company's device has recently been nominated for a "Security's Best" award from the security industry's professional association, ASIS. Guardian 8 received its first ASIS Accolade in 2011 for its first generation device and was one of only 10 companies to earn the coveted designation among a field of over seventy other nominees. Guardian 8 CEO Steve Cochennet commented, "Our latest innovation centers around the Layered Defense aspects of the security guard's duties and we're thrilled at the prospect of receiving our second accolade in as many years of attending ASIS." Cochennet added, "The G8 Pro V2 is a direct result of collaborating with our target market and developing mission-specific features to serve their desire to reduce risk. As a result, we're anticipating an abundance of orders to ... Read More


Guardian 8 Holdings Appoints Kathleen Hanrahan As Interim CFO

SCOTTSDALE, AZ -04/24/12 - Guardian 8 Holdings (OTCQB: GRDH.OB - News) (Pinksheets: GRDH.OB - News), developer of the innovative "G8 Pro V2" defense device, announced today that it has appointed former president of TASER® International, Kathleen "Kathy" Hanrahan, as Interim CFO for Guardian 8 Holdings. She will fill this role on an interim basis while the Company is raising capital for its fall product launch and building out its Scottsdale infrastructure. In addition to Hanrahan's duties as a member of GRDH's Board of Directors and Interim CFO, she is also a member of GRDH's Governance, Nominating and Compensation Committee, one of two new board committees overseeing the governance of the company. "Kathy's background and experience is already providing a material contribution to our Board of Directors. As interim CFO, she will provide additional depth to the management team. Kathy has the proven ability to execute the strategy our team has put ... Read More


Guardian 8 Reveals Latest Innovation at Security Industry Event ISC-West

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - 03/29/12 - Guardian 8 Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Guardian 8 Holdings (OTCQB: GRDH) (PINKSHEETS: GRDH), revealed its newest upgraded model, called the "Pro V2," at the International Security Conference in Las Vegas on March 28th, 2012. Guardian 8 developed the sleek device in response to professional security guards seeking a robust design as well as highly functional tool for their duty belt. The Pro V2 will also be available to security conscious industries where staff safety is an ongoing priority. GRDH Chief Executive Officer Steve Cochennet commented, "The improved layered defense aspects of the design will help security providers enhance their reporting capabilities and help de-escalate situations before they get out of control." The new design is an extension of the personal defense products developed by Guardian 8, with added functionality and flexible configuration of its non-lethal technologies. Cochennet added, "Due to the excellent work of our ... Read More


Following Addition of Former TASER® and Smith & Wesson Execs, Publicly-Traded Guardian 8 Holdings Moving Headquarters To Scottsdale

Kansas City, KS – January 10, 2012 - Guardian 8 Holdings announced today that it will be moving its headquarters from Kansas City to Scottsdale, Arizona effective February 1, 2012.  GRDH, through its wholly owned subsidiary Guardian 8 Corporation, is developing a non-lethal protective device known as ‘G8’ to the professional security industry and other security-conscious markets.  The move follows the recent appointment of new board members which includes Kathy Hanrahan, former President of TASER® International; Corey Lambrecht, former Executive VP of Smith & Wesson; and Jim Nolton, new Business Lead at Orbital Sciences.  All currently live in Scottsdale. GRDH CEO, Steve Cochennet, cited the availability of highly talented management and the strength of the investor market as key reasons for the move.  “We began our search for key skills as well as supporting suppliers, and Scottsdale has its own center of gravity that serves the company rather well.” Scottsdale Mayor, ... Read More


Guardian 8 Strengthens Team with Addition of Industry Experts

Kansas City, Kansas (December 15, 2011) – Guardian 8 Holdings (OTC:BB-GRDH), parent company to Guardian 8 Corporation, developer of the innovative G8 Personal Defense Device, today announced that a newly expanded board of directors will help guide the company as it prepares for commercialization and marketing of their device in 2012. Joining GRDH are Kathy Hanrahan, former President of TASER® International; Corey Lambrecht, Former EVP of Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation; and Jim Nolton, Strategic Business Development Manager and Sr. Systems Engineer for Orbital Sciences Corp. “We set our sights upon leaders with a proven track record to make a difference in fine tuning our strategic plan, perfecting our product, and getting us to market. Thankfully, all three of these highly successful individuals saw the same opportunity we did with Guardian 8. Our team is pleased to have them, and given their respective talents and backgrounds, I believe it’s fair to say ... Read More

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