Accel is an early and growth-stage venture capital firm that helps a global community of entrepreneurs. Accel is an early and growth-stage venture capital firm that powers a global community of entrepreneurs. Accel backs entrepreneurs who have what it takes to build a world-class, category-defining business.
The company brings more than three decades of experience in building and supporting companies. Accel’s vision for entrepreneurship andbusiness enables it to identify and invest in the companies that will be responsible for the growth of next-generation industries. Accel-backed companies include Atlassian, Braintree, Cloudera, DJI, Dropbox, Dropcam, Etsy, Facebook, Flipkart, Lookout Security, MoPub, Qualtrics, Slack, Spotify, Supercell, Vox Media, and others.
Arthur Patterson and Jim Swartz founded it in Palo Alto, California in 1983.
Accel uses 99 technology products and services including HTML5, Google Analytics, and jQuery, according to G2 Stack.
Accel is actively using 70 technologies for its website, according to BuiltWith. These include Viewport Meta, IPhone / Mobile Compatible, and SPF.
Palo Alto, California, United States.
Accel has raised a total of $18.3B across 33 funds, their latest being Accel Growth Fund VI. This fund was announced on Jun 29, 2021 and raised a total of $1.8B.
Accel has made 1,756 investments. Their most recent investment was on Feb 2, 2022, when SuperShare raised $6.5M.
Accel has made 142 diversity investments. Their most recent diversity investment was on Jan 11, 2022, when Lincode raised.
Accel has had 345 exits. Accel's most notable exits include Animoca Brands, Truebill, and Meta.
Accel has 88 current employee profiles, including Chief Operating Partner Tracy Sedlock.
Accel has 7 board members and advisors, including Christine Esserman.