|Industry||Driver's education software|
|Founder 👔||Blake Garrett|
Area served 🗺️
Number of employees
Aceable was founded in 2013 by CEO Blake Garrett. It received its first official state approval through the Texas Department of Public Safety. In 2015, Aceable raised $4.7 million in seed funding. In 2016, the company received $4 million in Series A funding that was co-led by Silverton Partners and Floodgate Ventures. The company has also received funding from Capital Factory. As of November 2017, Aceable has raised close to $10 million in total funding. Aceable is operational within Texas, California, Florida, Ohio, and Illinois with plans to expand to Georgia, Pennsylvania, Indiana, and Nevada.
Aceable is best-known for their online driver's education classes, including courses in defensive driving, student driver's ed, employee training, and corporate compliance. High school students who finish the driver's ed course with the Aceable app receive a certification of completion. The certificate is then taken to the student's local DMV wherein they undergo a driving test and receive a learner's permit. The app comes with parental controls that allows parents to monitor the student's progress. Aceable's driving apps are available on the web as well as Android and iOS platforms.
In 2017, Aceable partnered with ex-NFL quarterback and University of Texas alum Vince Young for an anti-drinking and driving initiative.
Aceable was awarded first in the Austin-American Statesman Top Workplace Project for 2017.
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