Accel (formerly Accel Partners) is a venture capital firm. It works with startups in seed, early and growth-stage investments. The firm prefers to invest in information technology, cloud computing and storage technologies and infrastructure, consumer and business-centric internet, e-commerce media, life science and biotech, social and mobile services, as well as gaming, payments, cybersecurity, clean technology, analytic software, telecommunications, financial technology, and open-source software. Its growth capital investments focus on more developed companies that require a larger amount of capital to expand their business.

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Accel was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, US

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Key People/Management at Accel

Jim Swartz

Jim Swartz

Arthur Patterson

Arthur Patterson

Maya Noeth

Maya Noeth

Consumer Growth Lead
Richard Wong

Richard Wong

General Partner
Ethan Choi

Ethan Choi

Andrei Brasoveanu

Andrei Brasoveanu

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Accel Office Locations

Accel has offices in Palo Alto, San Francisco, Bengaluru and London
Palo Alto, US (HQ)
500 University Ave
San Francisco, US
2 Jack London Alley, San Francisco
Bengaluru, IN
886/A, Confident Electra, Opposite to Koramangala Club, 17th E Main Road, Koramangala 6 Block, Koramangala
Bengaluru, IN
Koramangala Club Road, 881, 6th Cross Rd, 6th Block, Koramangala
London, GB
1 New Burlington Pl, 6th Floor
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Accel News and Updates

[Funding alert] SaaS-based source-to-pay startup Aavenir raises $2M in seed from Accel

Aavenir, a SaaS-based source-to-pay solutions provider, announced that it has raised $2 million in seed funding from global venture capital firm Accel

Houston Methodist Hospital Orders 9,000 Prema® Anti-Bacterial Face Masks For Immediate Delivery from Accel Lifestyle

HOUSTON, April 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the biggest concerns during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is the shortage of personal protective equipment - or PPE - for healthcare workers. Accel Lifestyle is proud to announce it is supplying thousands of its Prema® Anti-Bacterial Face...

India Deal Monitor: Accel, Lightspeed backs QTalk and more updates

QTalk intends to use the funds to accelerate product and market development. The post India Deal Monitor: Accel, Lightspeed backs QTalk and more updates appeared first on DealStreetAsia.

[Funding alert] QTalk raises $1.6M in Series A round from Accel India, Lightspeed Venture Partners

The smartphone dialer will use the funds raised to focus on building a quality team and iterating on the product.   QTalk, a smartphone dialer designed to make phone calls stress-free, has raised $1.6 million from Accel India and Lightspeed Partners to accelerate product and market development.

Clinical Research Investments becomes Accel Clinical Services

LAKE MARY, Fla., March 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Matt Maxwell, CEO of Accel Clinical Services, announced that Clinical Research Investments has officially become Accel Clinical Services (ACS), effective immediately. Maxwell explained the new name embodies the core values and competencies...

India Deal Monitor: Airmeet raises $3m from Accel and more updates

Airmeet has raised $3 million funding in a round led by venture capital firm Accel India. The post India Deal Monitor: Airmeet raises $3m from Accel and more updates appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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Accel Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Accel founded?

    Accel was founded in 1983.

  • Who are Accel key executives?

    Accel's key executives are Jim Swartz, Arthur Patterson and Maya Noeth.

  • Who are Accel competitors?

    Competitors of Accel include OpenView.

  • Where is Accel headquarters?

    Accel headquarters is located at 500 University Ave, Palo Alto.

  • Where are Accel offices?

    Accel has offices in Palo Alto, San Francisco, Bengaluru and London.

  • How many offices does Accel have?

    Accel has 5 offices.