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    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.

      TypeInvestor
      Founded1983
      HQPalo Alto, CA, USMap
      Websiteaccel.com

      Locations

      Accel is headquartered in
      Palo Alto, United States

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      Key People/Management at Accel

      Accel Office Locations

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

      Accel Financials and Metrics

      Accel Cybersecurity Score

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      83/100

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      Accel Online and Social Media Presence

      Twitter followers

      250.37 k Twitter followers

      6 Months

      Accel has 250.37 k Twitter Followers. The number of followers has increased 0.11% month over month and increased 1.28% quarter over quarter.

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      • 250.37 k

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      • ads

        2 products used

        • DoubleClick.Net
        • Openads/OpenX
      • analytics

        7 products used

        • Fastly
        • Fireblade
        • Gaug.es
          • Global Site Tag
          • Google Analytics
          • Google Universal Analytics
          • New Relic
      • CDN

        15 products used

        • AJAX Libraries API
        • Akamai
        • CDN JS
          • Cloudflare
          • Cloudflare JS
          • CloudFront
          • Content Delivery Network
          • Facebook CDN
          • Fastly CDN
          • GStatic Google Static Content
          • jsDelivr
          • MaxCDN
          • Rackspace CDN
          • Turner CDN
          • WordPress Grid
      • cdns

        3 products used

        • Akamai Edge
        • Amazon CloudFront
        • Amazon S3 CDN
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      Accel News and Updates

      Dec 01, 2020
      Databand raises $14.5M led by Accel for its data pipeline observability tools
      DevOps continues to get a lot of attention as a wave of companies develop more sophisticated tools to help developers manage increasingly complex architectures and workloads. In the latest development, Databand — an AI-based observability platform for data pipelines, specifically to detect when something is going wrong with a datasource when an engineer is using […]
      Nov 30, 2020
      Fintech Primer just raised $18.7 million without a pitch deck after being approached by Spotify investor Accel
      _3xOCq Summary List PlacementEuropean fintech startup Primer has raised what it described as an "unusual" Series A funding round after the company was approached by VC fund Accel to invest. The 10-month-old startup offers low-code payments infrastructure and an online checkout API. It was in the process of launching its product when Accel approached. Primer was founded in January by ex-PayPal employees Paul Anthony and Gabriel LeRoux.  "It was all quite unusual; we weren't even looking to fundraise, but Accel got in touch as we were preparing to launch and conversations took place on Zoom," Anthony, Primer's cofounder and head of product and engineering, told Business Insider.  "The team was impressed by our momentum; we'd already spoken to 100 merchants, conducting technical workshops and in-depth interviews. We were impressed by how much they valued and understood our mission and shared our ambitions for global reach." Primer helps e-commerce merchants and online payments facilitators to connect and maintain their entire payments ecosystem through its API. Primer initially raised seed funding from Balderton, SpeedInvest and Seedcamp six months ago. Each of those existing investors participated in this round, alongside new investor RTP Global. "Payments is one of fintech's fastest-growing areas, but its fragmentation is a real headache for merchants operating internationally," Sonali De Rycker, partner at Accel, told Business Insider. "Meanwhile, the pandemic has only increased cross-border commerce. Gabriel and Paul have cut straight to the heart of the issue with an impressive tool that simplifies the industry's infrastructural complexity, launching it in less than a year."  Primer are looking to hire upwards of 50 people over the next six months, Anthony said. Funding will also go towards increasing Primer's market. "We are not a payments service provider, we don't touch money, so we don't need to be regulated," Anthony said. "As a technical infrastructure, Primer is a global product from day one, so we're focusing on increasing business development efforts across Europe and South-East Asia, and further building out our remote-first product and engineering teams to pre-empt some exciting challenges on the horizon." The new round takes Primer to $23.7 million in total funding. SEE ALSO: Grocery delivery apps newly founded in 2020 are netting crazy valuations as investors pile in Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Why Pikes Peak is the most dangerous racetrack in America
      Nov 02, 2020
      Accel, Vertex Ventures infuse fresh funds into Indian social commerce startup GlowRoad
      _3xOCqGlowRoad has raised US$7 million in a fresh funding round from Accel, Singapore-based Vertex Ventures, and IND Fund.
      Oct 08, 2020
      Accel launches SeedtoScale programme for consumer tech companies
      _3xOCqThe VC firm said applications will be open for startups with a consumer touchpoint to be part of Accel’s learning platform
      Oct 06, 2020
      Fintech startup Uni raises $18.5m led by Lightspeed India, Accel
      _3xOCqUni 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.
      Sept 07, 2020
      [YS Learn] Moglix founder Rahul Garg on getting marquee investors like Ratan Tata, Accel on board during early days
      _3xOCqLooking 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.
      When was Accel founded?
      Accel was founded in 1983.
      Who are Accel key executives?
      Accel's key executives are Jim Swartz, Julien Bek and Arthur Patterson.
      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.

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