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  • Status Realized
  • Sector Government Services
  • Investment Year 2015
  • Headquarters Dallas, TX
  • Website
  • FundFlagship


Headquartered in Dallas, TX, Smart Start is a leading provider of ignition interlock devices (“IID”) and alcohol monitoring devices for the correctional services industry. The Company’s IID unit and other devices provide a means of monitoring convicted DUI offenders and preventing alcohol-impaired driving, the most frequently committed crime in the United States. Smart Start currently supports more than 130,000 devices in 46 states and 17 countries abroad, servicing customers through a broad network of locations that represents the largest footprint of any IID provider.