Start-up of the Month: FlexiDrive connects learners with driving instructors

The Dublin company has created an app that aims to take the hassle out of organising driving lessons

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
27th June, 2021
Start-up of the Month: FlexiDrive connects learners with driving instructors
Raymond Valentine, co-founder of FlexiDrive, says the company’s app removes the ‘blind date aspect’ of driving schools. Picture: Bryan Meade

Dublin-based FlexiDrive started out as an idea that Raymond Valentine, its founder, had while studying in Technological University Dublin.

Valentine, 25, was in his third year of marketing at the college in 2018 and had his full driving licence, but found his friends were having difficulty getting lessons regularly.

So he created an app to make it easier for learners and instructors to find each other. Using geolocation, learners can find instructors near them and book in...

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