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Investments

2235

Portfolio Exits

428

Funds

66

Partners & Customers

9

Service Providers

2

About Accel

Accel is a venture capital firm that invests in people and their companies from the earliest days through all phases of private company growth. Atlassian, Braintree, Cloudera, DJI, Dropbox, Dropcam, Etsy, Facebook, Flipkart, Jet, Lookout Security, Qualtrics, Slack, Spotify, Supercell, and Vox Media are among the companies the firm has backed over the past 30 years. The firm seeks to understand entrepreneurs as individuals, appreciate their originality and play to their strengths.

Accel Headquarter Location

500 University Avenue

Palo Alto, California, 94301,

United States

650-614-4800

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Expert Collections containing Accel

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Find Accel in 18 Expert Collections, including Direct-To-Consumer Brands (Non-Food).

D

Direct-To-Consumer Brands (Non-Food)

37 items

Startups selling their own branded products directly to consumers via online/mobile channels, rather than relying on department stores or big online marketplaces.

R

Restaurant Tech

19 items

Hardware and software for restaurant management, bookings, staffing, mobile restaurant payments, inventory management, and more.

H

HR Tech

65 items

E

E-Commerce

22 items

S

Store management tech (In-store retail tech)

55 items

Startups aiming work with retailers to improve brick-and-mortar retail operations.

B

Banking

44 items

Based on CB Insights Research Brief: https://www.cbinsights.com/blog/industry-market-map-landscape/#retail banking

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Accel Investments

2,235 Investments

Accel has made 2,235 investments. Their latest investment was in Xendit as part of their Series D on May 5, 2022.

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Accel Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

5/19/2022

Series D

Xendit

$300M

No

4

5/17/2022

Series B

Instabug

$46M

No

5

5/17/2022

Series C

Unit

$100M

No

2

5/17/2022

Series B

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$99M

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10

5/17/2022

Series C

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$99M

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10

Date

5/19/2022

5/17/2022

5/17/2022

5/17/2022

5/17/2022

Round

Series D

Series B

Series C

Series B

Series C

Company

Xendit

Instabug

Unit

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Amount

$300M

$46M

$100M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

No

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

4

5

2

10

10

Accel Portfolio Exits

428 Portfolio Exits

Accel has 428 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Actelis Networks on May 13, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

5/13/2022

IPO

4

5/11/2022

Acquired

$99M

5

4/22/2022

Acquired

14

4/1/2022

Acquired

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10

3/16/2022

Acquired

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10

Date

5/13/2022

5/11/2022

4/22/2022

4/1/2022

3/16/2022

Exit

IPO

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

4

5

14

10

10

Accel Acquisitions

5 Acquisitions

Accel acquired 5 companies. Their latest acquisition was GoFundMe on June 18, 2015.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

6/18/2015

$99M

Acq - Fin

2

9/7/2009

Series C

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$99M

$99M

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10

3/22/2004

Other Venture Capital

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$99M

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0

6/12/1996

Growth Equity

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$99M

$99M

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10

12/15/1994

Growth Equity

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$99M

$99M

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10

Date

6/18/2015

9/7/2009

3/22/2004

6/12/1996

12/15/1994

Investment Stage

Series C

Other Venture Capital

Growth Equity

Growth Equity

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

$99M

$99M

$99M

Note

Acq - Fin

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Sources

2

10

0

10

10

Accel Fund History

66 Fund Histories

Accel has 66 funds, including Accel India VII.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

3/2/2022

Accel India VII

$650M

2

6/29/2021

Accel XV

$650M

2

6/29/2021

Accel Europe VII

$650M

1

6/29/2021

Accel Growth VI

$99M

10

12/16/2020

Accel Leaders 3

$99M

10

Closing Date

3/2/2022

6/29/2021

6/29/2021

6/29/2021

12/16/2020

Fund

Accel India VII

Accel XV

Accel Europe VII

Accel Growth VI

Accel Leaders 3

Fund Type

Status

Amount

$650M

$650M

$650M

$99M

$99M

Sources

2

2

1

10

10

Accel Partners & Customers

9 Partners and customers

Accel has 9 strategic partners and customers. Accel recently partnered with Cognite on October 10, 2020.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

10/27/2020

Partner

Norway

Cognite Partners with Accel to Transform Industry and Define New Industrial Software Category

OSLO , Norway -- -- Cognite , a global leader in industrial software innovation , announced today that it has signed a partnership agreement with leading global venture capital firm Accel .

2

1/29/2019

Partner

United States

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10

8/23/2018

Partner

United States

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10

2/3/2016

Partner

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10

1/26/2016

Partner

India

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10

Date

10/27/2020

1/29/2019

8/23/2018

2/3/2016

1/26/2016

Type

Partner

Partner

Partner

Partner

Partner

Business Partner

Country

Norway

United States

United States

India

News Snippet

Cognite Partners with Accel to Transform Industry and Define New Industrial Software Category

OSLO , Norway -- -- Cognite , a global leader in industrial software innovation , announced today that it has signed a partnership agreement with leading global venture capital firm Accel .

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Sources

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10

10

10

Accel Service Providers

2 Service Providers

Accel has 2 service provider relationships

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Service Type

Counsel

General Counsel

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Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Counsel

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Service Type

General Counsel

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Accel Team

21 Team Members

Accel has 21 team members, including current Founding Partner, Arthur Patterson.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Joseph Golden

Founder

Current

Arthur Patterson

Founding Partner

Current

Jim Swartz

Founding Partner

Current

Kevin Comolli

DH Private Equity Partners, and Goldman Sachs

General Partner

Current

Dinesh Katiyar

General Partner

Current

Name

Joseph Golden

Arthur Patterson

Jim Swartz

Kevin Comolli

Dinesh Katiyar

Work History

DH Private Equity Partners, and Goldman Sachs

Title

Founder

Founding Partner

Founding Partner

General Partner

General Partner

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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