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, San Francisco, London and Bengaluru
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

Know How Printed Signage Market is Thriving Worldwide? Key Players Involved in the study: Kelly Signs, Chandler, Rgla Solutions, Accel

If you are involved in the Global Printed Signage industry or intend to be, then this study will provide you comprehensive outlook. It’s vital you keep your market knowledge up to date segmented by major players. If you have a different set of players/manufacturers according to geography or needs re…

Accel India's Dinesh Katiyar speaks on cross-border startups

In this episode of Accel India's #INSIGHTSPodcast Series, we focus on cross-border startups - particularly software startups that are cross-border in nature from early days. Dinesh Katiyar, our Acce...

Sequoia, Accel and Blume were the most active startup investors of 2018; China-based Shunwei Capital enters the top 10

As 2018 winds down, we take a look at the investors - venture capital firms - that made the most number of investments in the Indian startup ecosystem over the course of the year. While the top 10 con...

After completing Agropur's first Inno Accel program - Five start-ups will show off their achievements on Demo Day and try to convince investors that they have what it takes to reinvent dairy

MONTREAL, Dec. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Agropur Cooperative is holding its first Demo Day tomorrow. The event is the culmination of Agropur's Inno Accel business accelerator program, the first of its kind in the North American dairy industry. The five start-ups in the first Inno Accel...

Agri-tech firm Ninjacart raises $35 million from Accel US, Syngenta

Biggest ever investment round in India's agritech sector

Ninjacart raises Rs 250 cr from Accel US, Syngenta Ventures, others

Agri-tech platform Ninjacart Wednesday said it has closed a Rs 250 crore funding round from Accel US, Syngenta Ventures and others. The series B round also saw participation from Neoplux, Jo Hirao (ZIGExN founder), HR Capital (Russia) and Trifecta Capital. All existing investors -- Accel India, Info…
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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, San Francisco, London and Bengaluru.

  • How many offices does Accel have?

    Accel has 4 offices.