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Accela is a company designing and delivering government software to enable the development of thriving communities. It provides a cloud-based platform that has a variety of features, from planning, building, licensing and permitting, to asset and service request management, finance, environmental health and more.
HQSan Ramon, CA, US
Employee Ratings3.4
Overall CultureD

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)514
Job Openings32
Revenue (Y, 2017)$128.8 M(-7%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Accela

Gary Kovacs

Gary Kovacs

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Troy Coggiola

Troy Coggiola

Chief Product Officer
Aaron Haggarty

Aaron Haggarty

Chief Legal Counsel
Khaled Jaouni

Khaled Jaouni

Managing Director, International
Jonathon Knight

Jonathon Knight

Chief Customer Officer
Dennis Michalis

Dennis Michalis

Chief Revenue Officer
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Accela Office Locations

Accela has offices in San Ramon, Draper, Portland, Williamsville and in 6 other locations
San Ramon, CA, US (HQ)
2633 Camino Ramon #500
Draper, UT, US
170 S Election Rd #100
Portland, OR, US
1000 SW Broadway
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Accela Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Accela total Funding

$215.6 k

Accela latest funding size

$143.5 k

Time since last funding

6 years ago

Accela investors

Accela's latest funding round in March 2015 was reported to be $143.5 k. In total, Accela has raised $215.6 k
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Accela Revenue

Accela's revenue was reported to be $128.77 m in Y, 2017 which is a 7.2% decrease from the previous period.

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Accela Operating Metrics

Apr, 2020

Government Customers

2 k

Registered Developers

1.2 k
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Accela Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Civic InsightNovember 16, 2015
PublicStuffMay 18, 2015
Springbrook SoftwareApril 08, 2015
Decade Software CompanyNovember 21, 2014
Government OutreachOctober 13, 2014
KinsailJune 30, 2014
EnvistaJune 09, 2014
IQM2June 04, 2014
GeoTMSApril 04, 2014
Tidemark Computer SystemsApril 30, 2001

Accela Cybersecurity Score

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Accela Online and Social Media Presence

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Accela News and Updates

South El Monte Goes Live with New Online Permitting System Powered by Accela

SAN RAMON, Calif., March 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based solutions for government, today announced South El Monte, California has gone live with a new digital permitting system powered by Accela technology. By leveraging Accela and its partnership with...

Abu Dhabi's General Administration of Customs Goes Live with Accela Software to Automate the Management and Execution of Border Inspections

SAN RAMON, Calif., Feb. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Abu Dhabi General Administration of Customs (ADCA) announced today that it has gone live with a new Inspection Management System powered by Accela®, a leading provider of cloud solutions for government. The solution automates the...

Accela Launches New Civic Application for Occupational Licensing to Help State and Local Governments Digitize Issuance Process, Improve Public Health and Safety

Low-code cloud solution makes it easier for licensed professionals—25% of the U.S. workforce—to apply for and track status of their license; enables governments to better manage enforcement and maximize staff productivity.read more

Accela Migrates Over 200 Data Center Customers to Microsoft Azure to Accelerate Digital Transformation

SAN RAMON, Calif., Nov. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Accela®, a leading provider of cloud-based solutions for government, today announced it successfully completed over 200 customer migrations from Accela's data center-hosted solution to its SaaS infrastructure powered by Microsoft Azure,...

Government of Jordan Selects Accela Cloud Technology to Safely Reopen Businesses Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

SAN RAMON, Calif., Oct. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based solutions for government, today announced that the Government of Jordan's Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) has adapted Accela's Business Reopening Management solution to manage the City of Amman's...

Accela Announces Keynote Presenters and Engaging Line-up for Highly Interactive Virtual Accelarate 2020

SAN RAMON, Calif., Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based solutions for government, today announced its marquee line-up of keynote speakers, breakout sessions, entertainment, and sponsors for its annual conference and training event, Accelarate. The...
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Accela Blogs

Announcing the 2021 Microsoft US Award Winners

This blog was originally posted on Microsoft’s US Partner Blog. The blog announced the award recipients of the 2021 Microsoft US (MSUS) Partner Awards and Accela is pleased to be named in each of the following categories, “Government Partner of the Year” and “Community Response.” The MSUS Awards com…

Calling Accela’s Most Innovative Customers for Accelarate 2021 Trendsetter Awards

This fall, Accela will welcome hundreds of state and local government leaders, product experts and industry changemakers to its annual govtech conference, Accelarate. For the second year in a row, the event will be complimentary and offered fully virtual within a highly immersive, engaging online en…

Unpacking Florida’s HB 667—Are Virtual Inspections the New Normal?

VuSpex Virtual Inspection Software The following is a contributed blog from VuSpex, one of Accela’s Preferred Tier Technology Alliance Partners. This summer, the sun is shining on Florida’s new virtual inspection bill. The State is currently taking a step toward modernizing building inspections by p…

The 5 Must-Haves When Replacing Your Legacy Planning, Permitting and Licensing System

Residents and business owners experience seamless and intuitive digital retail and service interactions— like from Amazon and Uber—as the standard, and they expect the same 24/7 presence and convenience from their government. Beyond the public experience and perception issues, government efficiency …

How Inline Translation is Shrinking the Digital Equity Gap

A 2016 survey by the U.S. Census Bureau reports that 21.6% of people age 5 and older speak a language other than English at home. The report continues by stating that 8.6% of the American population would consider themselves as less than proficient English speakers. That’s roughly 25 million people.…

Let’s Not Return to Normal: Accela, Microsoft Discuss Leveraging Tech and ARP Funds to Build Back Better

Government Affairs leaders from Accela and Microsoft recently led a session in a Route Fifty Town Hall to share ways in which the once-in-a-career American Rescue Plan Act funds can best help local and state governments harness the transformative power of technology to deliver long-lasting improveme…
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Accela Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Accela founded?

    Accela was founded in 1999.

  • Who are Accela key executives?

    Accela's key executives are Gary Kovacs, Troy Coggiola and Aaron Haggarty.

  • How many employees does Accela have?

    Accela has 514 employees.

  • What is Accela revenue?

    Latest Accela annual revenue is $128.8 m.

  • What is Accela revenue per employee?

    Latest Accela revenue per employee is $250.5 k.

  • Who are Accela competitors?

    Competitors of Accela include Granicus, CivicPlus and ActioNet.

  • Where is Accela headquarters?

    Accela headquarters is located at 2633 Camino Ramon #500, San Ramon.

  • Where are Accela offices?

    Accela has offices in San Ramon, Draper, Portland, Williamsville and in 6 other locations.

  • How many offices does Accela have?

    Accela has 10 offices.