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
Ethan Choi

Ethan Choi

Richard Wong

Richard Wong

General Partner
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

Accel, Vertex Ventures infuse fresh funds into Indian social commerce startup GlowRoad

GlowRoad has raised US$7 million in a fresh funding round from Accel, Singapore-based Vertex Ventures, and IND Fund.

Accel launches SeedtoScale programme for consumer tech companies

The VC firm said applications will be open for startups with a consumer touchpoint to be part of Accel’s learning platform

Fintech startup Uni raises $18.5m led by Lightspeed India, Accel

Uni aims to bridge the gap in the credit card market by making them more accessible to consumers. The post Fintech startup Uni raises $18.5m led by Lightspeed India, Accel appeared first on DealStreetAsia.

[YS Learn] Moglix founder Rahul Garg on getting marquee investors like Ratan Tata, Accel on board during early days

Looking to raise your first round of funding, but do not know what works? Here are some stories on how startups were able to clinch the deal and what were the steps they believe founders should take during fundraising. This time, we take a look at B2B ecommerce platform, Moglix.

VC firm Accel launches SeedtoScale, an open knowledge platform for founders

Accel's SeedtoScale is a curated platform and involves a founder-for-founder approach, where the startup community works with experts and get insights to build successful businesses

These 7 hot lawtech startups have raised millions from investors such as Andreessen Horowitz and Accel to digitize the legal sector

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the legal sector has come under increasing pressure to digitize, and this is accelerating investment in lawtech startups.  In recent months, high-profile investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Peter Thiel's Founders Fund, and Accel have all backed early-stage lawtec…
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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.