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Accel

An early and growth-stage venture capital firm that powers a global community of entrepreneurs.

Accel is an early and growth-stage venture capital firm that powers a global community of entrepreneurs that is headquartered in Palo Alto, California and was founded in 1983 by Arthur Patterson and Jim Swartz. Notable investments made by Accel include: Facebook, Slack, Dropbox, Flipkart, Lynda.com, Atlassian, Braintree, Spotify, Myfitnesspal, Venmo, and Vox Media.

Investment funds
Accel XIV L.P.

On March 15, 2019 Accel completed raising $525 million for their Accel XIV L.P. fund. The fund received capital from 150 investors that remain undisclosed.

Accel Leaders Fund II L.P.

On March 15, 2019 Accel completed raising $500 million in funding for their Accel Leaders Fund II L.P. fund. The company plans on using their Accel Leaders Fund II L.P. fund to make follow-on investments in companies previously receiving funding from the companies Accel Leaders Fund II L.P. fund.

Accel Growth Fund V L.P.

On March 15, 2019 Accel completed raising $1.5 billion for their Accel Growth Fund V L.P. fund from 168 undisclosed investors.

Timeline

February 6, 2020
Deepnote, a startup that offers data scientists an IDE-like collaborative online experience for building their machine learning models, today announced that it has raised a $3.8 million seed round led by Index Ventures and Accel, with participation from YC and Credo Ventures, as well as a number of angel investors, including OpenAI's Greg Brockman, Figma's Dylan Field, Elad Gil, Naval Ravikant, Daniel Gross and Lachy Groom.
September 12, 2019
Accel and Sequoia seed Middesk with $4M to background check businesses.
1981
Accel was founded.

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Unit
June 17, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Unit, the banking-as-a-service startup that empowers companies to embed financial services into their products, today announced it has raised a...
Mary Ann Azevedo
June 17, 2021
TechCrunch
We've all heard the phrase, "Every company is a fintech." But these days, that's becoming more and more true as an increasing number of companies that are not even in the financial services space seek to add a fintech component to their offering. A group of startups poised to benefit from this shift are those [...]
Walter Thompson
June 16, 2021
TechCrunch
Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.
June 16, 2021
mint
The funding round was led by San Francisco-based technology investment firm BOND, which has backed companies like Airbnb Inc, DoorDash and Facebook Inc, and included venture capital firms Insight Partners and Accel
Alex Wilhelm
June 9, 2021
TechCrunch
TechCrunch Disrupt has a long history of bringing leading venture capitalists to the stage to yammer about their industry. Our impending TC Disrupt conference happening on September 21-23 is no different. This time around one of our investor guests is Arun Mathew of Accel, a venture capitalist that you might recall from his recent participation [...]
Gené Teare
June 9, 2021
Crunchbase News
May 2021 marked the third-highest funding month for global venture funding in the past decade, with venture investors spending $43.7 billion last month, up 50 percent year over year.
FinSMEs
June 7, 2021
FinSMEs
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Callum Burroughs
June 5, 2021
Business Insider
Silicon Valley is heading to Latin America in a big way as startup funding in the region booms to record levels.
1Password
May 26, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- 1Password, the leader in enterprise password management, today announced the appointment of Raj Sarkar as Chief Marketing Officer. Raj joins...
Richard Dal Porto
May 21, 2021
TechCrunch
Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.
Gené Teare
May 17, 2021
Crunchbase News
Less than halfway into 2021 there are 166 new unicorn companies, compared to 163 for the whole of 2020. New York-based hedge fund Tiger Global Management is the most active investor in the 2021 crop of new unicorns as well as in private unicorn startups overall.
Callum Burroughs
May 14, 2021
Business Insider
Monzo, Snyk, and Vinted backer Accel is providing funding to 21 top founders and operators in Europe to uncover new entrepreneurs.
OtterTune, Inc.
May 12, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- At Percona Live Online 2021, OtterTune today announced the private beta of the new OtterTune automatic database tuning service. The system uses...
Ingrid Lunden
May 4, 2021
TechCrunch
Mental health, and how it is getting addressed, has been one of the major leitmotifs of the past year of pandemic living. Covid-19 not only has led to a lot of people getting ill or worse; it has increased isolation, economic uncertainty, and led to a lot of other kinds of disappointments, and that all [...]
AlleyWatch
May 1, 2021
AlleyWatch
The Pulse of New York Tech
Chris Metinko
April 28, 2021
Crunchbase News
San Francisco-based Sysdig raised a $188 million Series F at a $1.19 billion valuation as developer and container security remains hot among investors
Callum Burroughs
April 25, 2021
Business Insider
Embedded finance allows non-finance companies to offer users financial services. It has become the next area of fintech to drive FOMO among VCs.
FinSMEs
April 21, 2021
FinSMEs
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Misfits Market
April 21, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Misfits Market, the fastest growing online grocer that offers quality, sustainably sourced food at a value, today announced its $200M Series C...
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