accela

Boston-based private equity shop Berkshire Partners announced this afternoon that it is acquiring Accela — a nearly 20 year old startup that sells regulatory management solutions to government clients. Accela has gone…

Accela gets acquired by Berkshire Partners as it looks to move govtech services to the cloud

Accela, the nearly two decade old gov tech startup dreaming of finding new life as a problem solver for the sharing economy, brought in a new CEO to replace Maury Blackman who…

Accela appears headed for exit with new CEO

Sharing economy startups like Airbnb and Uber have gone nuclear to defend their business model, suing city governments or shuttering their services entirely when they don’t get their way. Airbnb recently sued the…

Can the Airbnb regulatory nightmare be solved with more tech?

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