Accel, formerly known as Accel Partners, is a venture capital firm. The firm works with startups in seed, early and growth-stage investments. Accel's seed and early stage investments include Cloudera, Dropbox, Dropcam, Facebook, Flipkart, Jet.com and Slack. The firm’s growth capital investments focus on more developed companies that require a larger amount of capital to expand their business.


TypeInvestor
HQPalo Alto, US
Founded1983
Websiteaccel.com
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

Founder
Arthur Patterson

Arthur Patterson

Founder
Maya Noeth

Maya Noeth

Principal
Ethan Choi

Ethan Choi

Principal
John Locke

John Locke

Investor
Steve Loughlin

Steve Loughlin

Investor
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Accel Office Locations

Accel has offices in Palo Alto, Bengaluru, London and San Francisco
Palo Alto, US (HQ)
428 University Ave
San Francisco, US
2 Jack London Alley
London, GB
1 New Burlington Pl
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Accel News and Updates

Urban transport app Transit raises $17.5 million from Accel, major carmakers, others

Urban transport app Transit has raised $17.5 million from major carmakers including Alliance Ventures, which consists of Renault, Nissan, and Mitsubishi; and Jaguar Land Rover.

Ethos Raises $35M in Series B Financing Led by Accel to Modernize the Life Insurance Industry

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethos, the company making simple, ethical life insurance, announced today that it has raised a Series B financing of $35 million led by Accel, a leading early and growth-stage venture capital firm. Additional participating investors include...

Accel invests Rs 1 bn in Sachin Tendulkar backed Universal Sportsbiz

With the latest round of funds, USPL plans to expand across key markets and increase its retail presence to 1,300 stores

Sachin Tendulkar-backed Universal Sportsbiz raises Series E funding of $13.5 M led by Accel Partners

Celebrity fashion company Universal Sportsbiz (USPL), which is backed by Sachin Tendulkar, has raised Series E funding of $13.5 million led by Accel Partners. Debt Capital firm Alteria Capital made it...
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Accel Company Life and Culture

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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 FirstMark Capital.

  • Where is Accel headquarters?

    Accel headquarters is located at 428 University Ave, Palo Alto.

  • Where are Accel offices?

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

  • How many offices does Accel have?

    Accel has 4 offices.