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.


Type
Investor
HQ
Palo Alto, US
Founded
1983
Website
accel.com
Accel was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, US

Key People/Management at Accel

Jim Swartz

Jim Swartz

Founder
Arthur Patterson

Arthur Patterson

Founder
John Locke

John Locke

Investor
Steve Loughlin

Steve Loughlin

Investor
Nate Niparko

Nate Niparko

Investor
Eric Wolford

Eric Wolford

Investor
Andrew Braccia

Andrew Braccia

Investor
Kevin Efrusy

Kevin Efrusy

Investor
Barath Shankar Subramanian

Barath Shankar Subramanian

Investor
Prayank Swaroop

Prayank Swaroop

Investor
Ankit Arora

Ankit Arora

Investor
Matt Weigand

Matt Weigand

Investor
Miles Clements

Miles Clements

Investor
Brian O'Malley

Brian O'Malley

Investor
Amit Kumar

Amit Kumar

Investor
Ryan Sweeney

Ryan Sweeney

Investor

Accel Office Locations

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

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Accel News and Updates

Power2SME attracts $36 mln

Power2SME, a group buying site that provides inks, steel, polymers, paints and chemicals for small and medium businesses in India, has secured $36 million in Series E financing. The investors were Inventus Capital Partners, Accel, Kalaari Capital, Nandan Nilekani and IFC, a member of the World Bank…

Raise locks in $60 mln Series C

Raise, a mobile payments company and gift card marketplace, has secured $60 million in Series C funding. Accel led the round with participation from PayPay, New Enterprise Associates and Bessemer Venture Partners. In conjunction with the funding, Sameer Gandhi of Accel and Chicago entrepreneur Mark …

Cloud Europe 2017: The Factory is Cranking

Editor’s note: this is the second Tech.eu guest post from Accel partner Philippe Botteri, who joined the VC firm in 2011 to focus on investments in SaaS, enterprise and marketplace businesses, again with significant contribution from his colleague at the investment firm, Pia d’Iribarne. Europe is fe…

Trulia exec Paul Levine becomes EIR at Greylock, Accel

Paul Levine, former president and COO at online real estate platform Trulia, has become an EIR at Greylock Partners and Accel Partners. In announcing the addition, Greylock Partner James Slavet noted that Levine has expertise in consumer internet/mobile businesses, especially ones with local marketp…

Security-focused Corelight raises $9.2 mln in Series A

San Francisco-based Corelight, provider network security solutions, has raised $9.2 million in Series A funding round. Accel Partners led the round, which included Osage University Partners and Riverbed Technology co-founder Steve McCanne. As part of the funding, McCanne and Eric Wolford of Accel ha…

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