Mable’s co-founder and CEO Peter Scutt and CTO Scott Savage recently spoke to Yolanda Redrup at The Australian Financial Review about the growth of the Mable platform. Read an excerpt from the article below:
‘A marketplace that connects disabled and elderly Australians with carers has raised $15 million in a round led by Ellerston Capital, as more people look to take control of their care in old age.
It is the first funding round completed by the company since it rebranded from Better Caring to Mable in 2018. Mable is short for I’m Able, and is seen as a fresher, more empowering name.
Founded in 2014 by Bankers Trust partner Peter Scutt and former investment banker Tony Charara, Mable was born out of Mr Scutt’s experience with his ageing father, who rebelled against having “strangers thrust upon him”.
“A large majority of people who are defined by this term ‘aged care’ aren’t in need of clinical care. They want to continue being active enjoying life and staying young at heart,” Mr Scutt said.
‘Our technology enables authentic choice and control for people with disability to find support from within their own community to ensure active, connected and inclusive lives...’
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